Head of Information Security
Posted on Jan 15, 2019 by MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT
Head of Information Security
£75,000 - £85,000
As part of Macmillan's Data Programme, a recent project has been completed to improve our Information Security management and technical controls. One of the key achievements of the project was to deliver an Information Security Management System (ISMS) and undergo certification with the ISO 27001 standard, with which we are now compliant. This new leadership role will be accountable for:
- Continuous Improvement of the existing Information Security strategy at Macmillan
- On-going compliance with the ISO27001 standard to maintain our certification
- Implementation of additional technical IT security controls that are appropriate for our risk profile
- Establishment of a Security Operations Centre (SOC).
Consequently, we are seeking an experienced, committed and dynamic Head of Information Security to develop, implement and monitor Macmillan ISMS programme and be accountable for introducing and embedding best practice IT Security controls across our technology estate.
The successful applicant will possess an excellent working knowledge and capability in technical IT security including the CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls and possess a recognised associated qualification to support success at a senior level. You will also have excellent working knowledge of the ISO27001/27002 framework and be familiar with dealing with all cross functional aspects of Information Security.
Reporting to the Director of Planning, Governance & Assurance, the role will involve working closely with the Technology leadership team and senior management teams across Macmillan including Legal, Information Governance, Facilities and HR.
As an inspiring leader and part of the Technology Leadership Team, you will lead the Information Security Function and be the subject matter expert for all aspects of Information and IT Security throughout Macmillan.
In return, you will work in an exciting and growing team for a genuinely worthwhile organisation. We commit to actively develop you and our benefits include private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, generous annual leave entitlement, and interest free loans for season ticket and gym membership.
Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.
We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths so we seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society.
We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any reasonable adjustments required in accordance with the Equality Act. Please contact the Recruitment Team if you require support.