Security Project Manager (FTC)

South East England
08 Aug 2017
05 Sep 2017
Contract Type
About Ashurst:

Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law. To find out more please visit here

In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and background checks. These checks are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations

Business Area - IT

Role: Security Project Manager

Location: London

Reporting to: Head of Information Security

Hours of work -

Monday to Friday, 9:30 - 17:30, however you will be required to work such hours as are necessary to carry out your duties.

Department/ Role Overview:

This role will work closely with the Head of Information Security and his team to assist in the management of a number of projects and the co-ordination of activity across the InfoSec Team. The role will provide an interface between the InfoSec team and the rest of IT, helping to co-ordinate activities. In addition this role will manage security projects end to end as required by the Head of Information Security

Main responsibilities:

To provide project co-ordination and management to assist the Head of Information Security and his team in the management of ongoing projects and workload. The role needs to ensure the Head of Information Security has a clear view of the resource demands on his team and upcoming projects.

Essential skills and experience:

Minimum 3 years' experience as a project manager / coordinator with a proven track record, ideally in a professional services company.
Experience in delivering and co-ordinating information security activities and projects.
Structured methodical and organised in their approach
Strong project planner and with ability to spot links and dependencies.
Good understanding of the soft skills involved in successful management of projects and teams motivation.
A good eye for detail, ability to work accurately and effectively even when under pressure
Able to learn and understand current business processes and help to model new processes/procedures
Excellent analytical skills
Able to listen and understand requirements
Able to manage multiple projects concurrently
Liaise and influence at a senior level within the firm
Able to challenge and motivate others
Assist with research and evaluation of solutions.
Tactful and diplomatic when in pressured situations
Excellent presentation, written and communication skills
Uses initiative - 'can do' approach
Client focused

Desired skills and experience

Implementing ISO27001

Our Culture is shaped by our core values of Collaboration, Excellence, Innovation, Integrity and Accountability. They guide how we relate with each other, our clients and our behaviour.