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ISO27001 Lead Implementer

Employment type:  Contract
Salary:  £50,000 – £60,000 per annum

Remote-first – must be based in the UK

A little flex time

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Job Description

ISO 27001 Lead Implementer 

Are you an ISO 27001 specialist looking for a new challenge? 

Do you have strong experience of supporting multiple organisations to becoming ISO27001 certified? 

Would you be interested in helping with the running of crucial platforms that help the government keep Livestock safe and healthy? 

If so, we’d love to hear from you! 

At Livestock Information Ltd, our mission is to be an outstanding service provider of livestock data, empowering government, industry, and farmers to effectively manage disease and infection control, whilst enhancing productivity and innovation in agriculture. To achieve this, we need great people, who share in our values. 

We are now looking for an ISO27001 Lead Implementer to join our team on a 12m FTC, on a 100% remote basis. As the ISO27001 Lead Implementer at Livestock Information Ltd., you play a pivotal role in guiding the organisation towards achieving ISO27001:2022 certification, marking our commitment to highest information security standards. Central to your responsibilities is the development of information security policies that are not only compliant with ISO27001 standards but also tailor to our operational model and mission objectives.  

This involves a detailed approach to crafting and refining our Information Security Management System (ISMS), ensuring it is robust and directly aligned with our business needs. Your efforts in leading cross-functional meetings are crucial, as you work to demystify the standards of ISO27001, promoting a culture of security awareness and ensuring that the organisation's practices are not just compliant but set the benchmark for information security.  

Beyond compliance, your role deeply involves engaging with and empowering the company's staff through targeted training sessions, equipping them with the necessary knowledge and tools to uphold and advocate for our information security standards. This initiative not only prepares us for the certification but also embeds a strong, lasting culture of security across all levels of the organisation.  

Through conducting internal readiness audits, you identify gaps and ensure alignment with ISO27001 stringent requirements, embedding a true ethos of security within the company. By reporting progress to senior management and stakeholders, you underscore the strategic value of our journey towards certification, solidifying your position as not just an implementor but as a visionary shaping the information security landscape within our industry. 


  • Formulate and execute a detailed plan for ISO27001:2022 certification, incorporating the latest standards and practices.  

  • Assume the role of project manager, overseeing the project timeline and coordination across departments to meet critical milestones.  

  • Provide expert advice on ISO27001, training staff on its standards and the significance of robust information security management.  

  • Carry out internal readiness audits to evaluate compliance with ISO27001 standards, pinpointing areas for enhancement.  

  • Create and maintain the ISMS, ensuring it aligns with ISO27001 requirements and is tailored to our operational context.  

  • Develop, review, and update information security policies, processes, procedures, standards, baselines and guidelines essential for achieving and maintaining certification.  

  • Facilitate the external certification process, preparing all necessary documentation and evidence for auditors.  

  • Regularly report to senior management and stakeholders on the certification journey and the effectiveness of the ISMS.  

  • Drive continuous improvement of the ISMS, adapting to new security challenges and changes in business operations. 

Essential Requirements 

  • Demonstrable track record in leading and achieving ISO27001:2022 certification.  

  • Comprehensive understanding of ISO27001:2022 standards, information security frameworks, and best practices.  

  • Expertise in developing and implementing information security policies, processes, procedures, standards, baselines and guidelines Exceptional project management skills with a proven ability to lead cross-functional teams.  

  • Excellent communication skills, capable of mentoring and guiding staff on information security matters.  

  • Relevant certifications, ISO27001 Lead Implementor, ISO27001 Lead Auditor. 


The salary for this role is £50,000-£60,000 and it is a 12 month fixed term contract.

As an LI employee, you will be entitled to our company benefits which include: 

  • Remote-first working set up 

  • 33 days annual leave, inclusive of Bank Holidays 

  • 4 x annual salary Life Assurance 

  • Market leading pension through Legal & General 

  • Enhanced Parental leave  

  • Excellent learning, training and, career development opportunities and funding 

  • 24/7 access to our Employee Assistance Programme 

  • An inclusive culture where everyone is respected and valued 

Application and Interview Process 

To apply for this role you will need to submit a CV and answer some pre-screening questions. 

The interview and assessment process for this role will involve a telephone interview with our Talent Team, followed by a first stage and a final stage interview. All interviews will be conducted fully remotely via MS Teams. 

If we need to make a reasonable adjustment so that you can complete your application, please contact us as soon as possible by emailing before the closing date to discuss your needs. 

Diversity statement 

At Livestock Information, we value diversity and believe that every individual brings different strengths. We understand that not everyone may possess every single skill outlined in this job description, but if you believe you have a solid skill set that enables you to excel in this position then we really encourage you to apply.



Livestock Information Ltd. cannot sponsor work visas at this time. 

Livestock Information Ltd. Does not discriminate based on race, sex, colour, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits. 

Livestock Information Ltd. Does not accept unsolicited CVs from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited CV’s not originating directly from a candidate and sent to Livestock Information Ltd or any Livestock Information Ltd employees, including unsolicited CVs sent to a Livestock Information Ltd mailing address or email address, are rejected. Livestock Information Ltd will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited CV. Livestock Information Ltd considers any candidate for whom the recruiter has submitted an unsolicited CV referred by the company free of any fees. 

Company benefits

Flexible working week
L&D budget
Open to part-time employees
Open to part time work for some roles
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Accrued annual leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
Carer’s leave
Matched pension contribution
Life assurance
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
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Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
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Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

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Employees feel that the diversity, and the efforts to improve and maintain it, are great
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees are very happy with their salaries and feel that it is well above the market average

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