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Information Security Consultant

£500 p/day Pro rata
Closing date:
24 Feb 2012
Hours per week:
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Job Description

Are you an IT Security Consultant available immediately for a 3 month contractor role with the world’s largest consumer co-operative, based at our Manchester Head Office?


·         Provide information security consultancy for our PCI Programme.

·         Reviewing designs perform gap analysis and advice on controls to help the business meet the PCI DSS requirements.

·         Demonstrate extended experience in a similar role, where you have knowledge of IT security, risk and compliance best practices.

·         Working as part of a team, sharing knowledge and experience as well as being able to produce high standard of reports and documented processes to the Project and Information Security Department.


When you join The Co-operative Group you’ll be joining a business that is growing and growing. Our success all based on a simple, but massively important principle – a fair deal for everyone.  As an Information Security Consultant you’ll be joining a new team in a newly created role, working on a number of high profile and interesting projects in a consultative role. To do this successfully you’ll need...


·         Industry recognised Information Security qualification e.g. CISSP, CISM

·         Specialist knowledge in either UNIX, Windows, Network or Web security but a good general knowledge of all four.

·         Knowledge and application of applicable security standards e.g. ISO27001, PCI DSS

·         Operating System security including virtualisation technologies

·         Understands working within project constraints

·         Can define cost effective controls based on the business requirements

·         Good communicator, both verbal and written

·         Ability to work within a team


If you’ve experience of working as an Information Security Consultant and are available immediately, or with minimal notice, for an initial 3 months we can offer you the opportunity to join our rapidly expanding ethical family of businesses, in a complex large company head office during an exciting time in our history.

We are passionate about equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply.

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