Information Security & Compliance Manager

The Gist
The Role

Help secure Hive's future!

The successful candidate’s objective will be to manage Hive’s policies, procedures, technologies, and practices in respect of how Data and Information is collected, processed, stored, deleted and distributed, ensuring that such activities are effective, fit for purpose and compliant. 

Specifically, the post holder will be named as the Data Protection Officer for Hive, fulfilling, as a minimum, the responsibilities for that role as defined under the GDPR.

Your goals and responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and maintain the Information Security Management system to meet Hive’s business needs and accepted standards as part of ISO27001 (accreditation was achieved in Feb 2018) and Cyber Essentials Plus (accreditation was achieved in August 2021).
  • Support Hive’s Sales and Customer Success teams by supporting with DPIAs, completing security questionnaires and answering procurement questions regarding IS / DP.
  • Work with cross-functional departments on both DP and IS matters to ensure that all business areas are aware of and are delivering against relevant standards and requirements.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of applicable IS and DP legislation that applies to Hive.
  • Provide timely technical advice to cross-functional teams on all IS and DP matters.
  • Conduct IS / DP training and awareness, and promote a healthy culture of IS / DP within the company. 
  • Complete due diligence on suppliers / sub-processors and monitor them to ensure they meet our criteria and expectations regarding IS / DP.
  • Conduct internal audits, produce wash-ups and recommendations for improvement.
  • Run IS / DP management meetings and forums.

Define, manage, test and maintain Hive’s business continuity plan and incident response procedures.

What’s Exciting About It?

Reporting into the CEO, the Information Security & Compliance Manager role is a role which will allow you to grow, enhance and further embed Hive’s information security and compliance. You’ll be given the support and resources you need to thrive and make it yours, in your own way. 

You’ll play a critical role in shaping our approach, procedures and culture when it comes to information security, data privacy and compliance.

In this position, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with virtually every department at Hive. This will allow you to forge valuable connections and make a meaningful impact on all facets of our business.

About You

With a minimum of two years in a similar role, the ideal candidate can demonstrate strong knowledge and experience of data governance, data protection compliance and the ISO27001 framework.

You’re a self-starter who thrives when working autonomously and is clear about what needs to be done to achieve objectives.

Accuracy and attention to detail come naturally to you.

You enjoy demonstrating your proficiency in answering technical questions about Hive’s infosec practices when occasionally interacting with potential and existing customers. Your capability in front of customers instills their confidence.

You’re a great influencer, communicator and can clearly and effectively relay ideas and solutions to all levels of stakeholder.

And BTW... 

You don’t need to match every bit of criteria in this advert in order to be considered by us as a good candidate.

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We built our benefits package around our people—by surveying to find out what was most important to them. So this is what we offer:


32 days’ paid leave + bank holidays


£150-a-month WFH allowance


£25-a-month wellbeing allowance


Personal development budget


5% matched pension contributions


2 paid volunteering days per year


13 weeks' fully paid maternity & adoption leave


3 weeks' fully paid paternity leave

Compassionate leave

Compassionate leave

Work from Anywhere

Work from anywhere


Flexible working hours

Medical cover

Medical cover


Salary sacrifice bike scheme

Tech salary sacrifice

Salary sacrifice tech scheme


Salary sacrifice car scheme


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Who we are and what we do

Hive is an employee voice platform and strategic HR partnership. 

…what exactly does that mean? 

We’re a B2B SaaS (Software as a Service) business that provides our customers’ employees with a secure channel to speak up—whether that’s through surveys, or one of our other unique employee voice features.

On top of that, our People Scientists also work closely with our customers’ HR teams to: 

  • Create bespoke employee voice strategies
  • Gather as much varied and meaningful employee feedback as possible
  • Analyse and report on what those employees have to say
  • Take action off the back of the findings.
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Culture and values

Our people are the most important part of the business, and they embody our five core values:


Purpose is our passion​

Everything we do is driven by our purpose: every voice has the power to change the working world.​


Even better​

We’re not perfect, but we’re always striving to reach higher, achieve more and push further.​

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Trusted to get **it done​

Our customers trust us to provide a certain level of service, and we trust each other to fulfil our own individual responsibilities.​



No matter who we’re dealing with we’re always respectful and considerate; good manners cost nothing.​


Life is short​

The time we have is precious, so we cherish it and live every moment—both inside and outside of work.​

So… do you fancy joining Team Hive?