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Information Security Analyst

Date: 24-Dec-2021

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 17829 
Job Title Information Security Analyst 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Business Services 
Sub Division Business Services 
Department Risk & Compliance (10000663) 
Location 55 Baker Street 


The threat to the security and integrity of IT environments through cyber-attacks is increasing; the Property Services industry is not immune to these risks. Recognising this threat, Knight Frank are increasing their focus on IT Security and Information Risk Management, with investment in people, process, and technology.

Working within the Information Security practice, the role will risk assess the implementation of new technologies and IT change within Knight Frank. You will support the development of Knight Frank’s IT and Information Security governance framework and work to identify and analyse issues to mitigate risk. You will collaborate with business stakeholders to understand the emerging needs of our clients and will provide insight on the expectations of organisations in our key industry verticals. So, if you are a flexible, self-motivated, and experienced Information Security specialist, then this role is for you.


In the Information Security Analyst role, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining Information Security Management practice and supporting systems to ensure certification to required industry standards
  • Providing support and guidance across the Knight Frank business, informing key stakeholders of the impact of changes in industry practice and regulation
  • Maintaining the IT and Information Security Risk Management process and policies
  • Developing, proposing, and seeking sponsorship for changes to policies, procedures, and controls to ensure the integrity of our IT service and effective management and control of our information assets
  • Performing focused information risk assessments of existing or new services and technologies
  • Performing and advising on internal audits to ensure it meets the requirements of our accreditations
  • Responding to information security requirements to support client proposals and undertake PQQ and audit requests from clients
  • Monitoring information security incidents and contributing to incident response and root cause analysis
  • Actively participating in Information Security and Data Protection governance and working groups
  • Collaborating with Learning and Development to design and maintain Knight Frank’s mandatory training for IT security and related subject matters
  • Managing communication into the business as required to inform on emerging risk and / or approved changes to policy and practice


To be successful in the Information Security Analyst role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • A bachelor or master’s degree in Business / Computer Science / Information Security or a related field
  • Relevant IT Security or Information Risk Management Qualifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA
  • 5 plus years’ experience in a role with responsibility for the delivery and management of Information Security, ideally as an Information Security or Risk Analyst
  • 3 plus years’ experience in a role with accountability for regulatory compliance and information security management frameworks
  • Demonstrable experience of facilitating IT Control audits
  • A general background working within IT, preferably within an infrastructure or application support / management role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with a range of stakeholders
  • Ability to present technical information and ideas in a business-friendly and user-friendly way
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail with proven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities



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