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Title IT Security Manager

Group The Ambassador Theatre Group, Alexander House

Role IT, Data & Transformation

Type Permanent - Full Time

Hours 40 hours per week

Salary Description Competitive

Salary Range £70,000 - £75,000

Closing Date 24/05/2019

Closing Time 23:59

Address 1 The Ambassador Theatre Group, Alexander House, Church Path

Town Woking

County Surrey

Region South East

Country United Kingdom

Postcode GU21 6EJ


The Ambassador Theatre Group is an extraordinary success story in the live entertainment industry.

Founded in 1992 in the UK, we’ve grown into the world’s number one live-theatre company today. We cover every discipline in the theatre industry, from operating venues to ticketing platforms and producing shows.  We are passionate about great shows and our ambition is to help them find the largest possible audiences.

We operate over 50 venues across Britain, the US and Germany. Our portfolio includes historic West End theatres such as the Duke of York’s, Harold Pinter, Piccadilly, Savoy, the Apollo Victoria and the Lyceum, home to Wicked and The Lion King respectively. We also operate venues across the UK in major cities such as Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester and many more. 

We have recently secured the contract to programme, present and operate two music-focussed arenas. The historic Globe in Stockton, and the brand-new Digital Arena on the waterside in Swansea. In the US, we run two theatres on Broadway and manage venues in Brooklyn, New Orleans, San Antonio, Boston and Houston.  ATG operates the two venues presenting Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in the US: the Lyric Theatre on Broadway and the Curran Theatre in San Francisco. In Europe, we operate theatres in Berlin, Cologne, Düsseldorf and Bochum. 

We are looking for a vibrant, enthusiastic and dynamic individual to lead on our IT Security. The purpose of this role is to ensure ATG’s assets and its data are secure and continuously protected, whilst also acting as the primary consultant to ATG on its current security threat, vulnerability and RISK position.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the definition, implementation and continuous monitoring of all ATG security policies, processes, procedures and plans creating a central Information Security Management System (ISMS).

  • Responsible for any IT Security audit action plans.

  • Owner of the IT risk and control register with accountability for any improvement plans.

  • Accountable for the preparation of information security risk, governance and compliance reports to senior management.

  • Deliver and chair regular information security risk reporting to executive management, audit and risk committees, security and cyber forums.

  • Complete evaluations on new and existing 3rd party supplier’s security posture.

  • Support the execution of general data privacy processes.

The successful candidate will bring:

  • 5 – 10 years’ experience in a similar role e.g. experience in both Security Operations and Security Assurance.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of security policies, audits, governance and RISK compliance frameworks including industry and security best practises e.g. PCIDSS, ISO27001 & GDPR etc.

  • Extensive technical understanding in all aspects of IT e.g. Infrastructure, O/S & Applications.

  • Deep understanding of networking protocols and infrastructure designs including Firewall functionality, encryption, host and network intrusion detection systems.

  • Proven experience of threat assessment and vulnerability management across complex business structures.

  • Experience of enforcing legislation such as Data Protection and Computer Misuse Act.

  • Strong analytical with exceptional verbal and written communications skills – must have the ability to articulate technical knowledge and understanding to non-technical audiences.

  • Extensive stakeholder management experience - must include c-level engagement.

  • Ability to build strong and trusted relationships both internally and externally.

For further details, please refer to the job description.

ATG is an equal opportunities employer.



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