newSecurity and Information Manager - WMID1319

Date Posted: Just posted
Salary: £30,130 - £33,310 a year

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£30,130 - £33,310


Higher Executive Officer B2

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CPS - West Midlands

Type of role

Business Management and Improvement
Information Technology
Knowledge and Information Management

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This post will be based in Birmingham and will require travel to other CPS offices / courts as required.

About the job


At the CPS we are committed to professional growth, offering all of our staff with clear progression pathways and a diverse range of learning and development opportunities, to progress their career in a supportive environment, whilst also gaining access to various promotion opportunities.

At the CPS we pride ourselves on providing a variety of benefits that ensure our employees’ requirements are at the core. This includes wellbeing support, flexible working, civil service pension scheme,access to employee savings including high street retailer offers and discounts and 25 days leave, rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service.

Working for the Crown Prosecution Service you will also gain access to a range of learning and development activities, including through Civil Service Learning and an individual learning account in addition to any central and local development opportunities and requirements.

For further information on how to apply, please see the Candidate Pack at the bottom of this page.

Please note excess fares will not apply.

Job description

The post holder will have a leading role in Information Management and Security for CPS West Midlands.

They will work closely with the Information Asset Owner (IAO) and Area Business Manager (ABM), providing advice and guidance on a range of information management, data handling and security matters, including all aspects of security (physical, personnel and incident management) and information management (retention, information asset management, data cleansing and housekeeping).

They will have regular liaison with the specialists within the Security and Information Assurance Division (SIAD) who will be responsible for providing the post holder with up to date technical advice and guidance.


  • The post holder will need to be able to work with staff across all grades within their Area in order to promote the benefits of good information management, and security practices and procedures in line with national standards and processes

  • The post holder will be responsible for ensuring Baseline Security Reviews are carried out annually and will use the information gathered to produce a Security Improvement Plan (SIPs). They will use the SIPs as the basis for recommendations to the IAO/ ABM to ensure remedial action is taken to maintain compliance with national cross-government security standards for physical, personnel and information security and incident management.

  • The post holder will be the primary contact for local data breaches; they will liaise between the Area and the Operational Security Team to facilitate breach investigations, compliant with ICO statutory reporting time frames. They will conduct relevant evidence gathering and analyse this information in order to ensure appropriate mitigating actions are taken promptly to minimise impact and develop risk treatment plans.

  • The post holder will engage and work collaboratively with the network of national Security & Information Managers and the central information management team. A willingness to actively engage in and contribute to team communications and support networks will be an important part of establishing this geographically dispersed team; sharing experience, findings and best practice with HQ colleagues and the national Security & Information Manager community to increase the skills and expertise of the wider team.


We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Changing and Improving
  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Delivering at Pace
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Working Together


Employee Wellbeing Support, such as Mental Health First Aiders & Allies, Free Health Checks, Workplace Wellness Courses, and Healthcare access

  • Volunteering Leave
  • Cycle2Work scheme, Bike, Parking and Season Ticket Loans
  • Access to CPS Reward Schemes
  • Flexible Working and a family friendly approach to work
  • Childcare vouchers outside and in addition to Government Tax Free Childcare Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and 1 privilege day
  • Civil Service Pension

Working for the Crown Prosecution Service you will also gain access to a range of learning and development activities, including through Civil Service Learning and an individual learning account in addition to any central and local development opportunities and requirements.

This is a full-time post. However, requests for flexible and part-time working will be considered, considering at all times the operational needs of the Department.

Candidates who are recommended by the selection panel but not appointed to the current vacancy will be placed on a waiting list for 12 months and may be offered another post, should any further vacancies for a Security and Information Manager arise during this period. CPS may also approach candidates on the waiting list to fill other roles requiring similar knowledge and experience.

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