Data Security Manager

Tech for Good

  • Location Exeter

  • Type Permanent

  • Salary Up to £65,000


Drive impactful cybersecurity initiatives in a leading organisation committed to tech for good.

Enjoy extensive flexibility with a largely remote working policy, promoting work-life balance.

Lead and innovate in cybersecurity, shaping the future of digital safety in a role ripe for professional growth.

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a Data & IT Security Manager to join an organisation at the forefront of tech for good.

In this critical role, you’ll be entrusted with safeguarding sensitive information, ensuring data integrity, and deploying security measures to combat cyber threats. With a focus on creating a secure digital environment, the ideal candidate will spearhead efforts to mitigate risks, maintain confidentiality and uphold data standards.

If you’re a seasoned professional with a robust background in data security, IT risk management, and compliance, this role is your chance to make a significant impact.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Developing and implementing data security policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Ensuring data quality through validation, cleansing, anonymization, and more.
  • Leading the cybersecurity strategy, from control development to incident response.
  • Staying ahead of cybersecurity trends and adapting strategies accordingly.
  • Ensuring compliance with data protection regulations and industry standards.
  • Designing a secure IT infrastructure and collaborating across teams for integrated security measures.
  • Managing vendor relationships, negotiating contracts, and ensuring SLAs are met.

What experience you’ll need to apply:

  • Proven track record in data security and IT security management.
  • Deep understanding of cybersecurity principles, practices, and regulations (e.g., GDPR).
  • CISSP certification or equivalent highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of making complex issues accessible to all


  • Experience in managing IT security in a cloud-based environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

What you’ll get in return for your experience:

This role offers the chance to work within an innovative organisation that values security and integrity.

You’ll receive a competitive salary circa £50k – £65k plus benefits, opportunities for professional development, and the satisfaction of contributing significantly to the safety and security of the organisation’s data assets.

They offer a very flexible model, with the expectation to be in the office (Exeter) 1 day per month for meetings.

What’s next?

If you’re ready to take on this challenging and rewarding role, we want to hear from you – apply with an up to date CV today.

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