Senior Manager, IT Security Advisory

London, United Kingdom
14 Sep 2021
30 Sep 2021

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


The Senior Manger, IT Security Advisory will lead the Security Advisory function with the objective to embed security requirements into IT and Business projects, manage risks and enable security by design.


  • Recognised point of contact for the business to ensure new projects and initiatives are assessed and pragmatic risk based security advice is provided.
  • Ensure security requirements for project stage gates are consistently adopted and embedded in the project methodology.
  • Manage and report on high-profile projects and ensure adequate governance is established to manage risks from these work streams.
  • Ensure continuous optimisation of IT Security Framework to support the delivery of consistent security input to projects, services and solutions.
  • Manage a team of security advisory consultants performing security risk assessments against projects to determine control requirements.
  • Manage third party consultancy manpower provider to meet project demands.
  • Work collaboratively with the wider business and IT functions to ensure a consistent approach to embedding security into projects.
  • Implement and manage the tools necessary to support the team's mission.


  • Relevant academic or industry qualifications such as CISSP, CISM.
  • Experience and knowledge of Information Security processes & technologies spanning networks, applications, mobile devices and web related technologies (web applications, web services, service orientated architectures).
  • Knowledge of Agile ways of working and practices.
  • Knowledge of Secure Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong management and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical, organisational and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong experience of managing a team.
  • Capable of working autonomously or unsupervised to the same level of quality.
  • Commercial experience as a IT Security Consultant/Manager.


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || IT || INFORMATION SECURITY || n/a ||

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