Head of Information Security

itecopeople

Posted on May 23, 2024 by itecopeople
London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£90k - £100k Annual
Full-Time

Head of Information Security

About the client. Join a prestigious institution in the heart of London, recognised for its commitment to excellence and innovative research. Their Information Technology Services (ITS) department is an integral part of their Professional Services Division, working tirelessly to support the success of our diverse community of users. At the core of ITS lies a strategic, robust, and transparent Information Security Function dedicated to safeguarding their information and technological assets.

The Role: We are seeking a visionary Head of Information Security (HoISto lead and elevate their cybersecurity posture. This pivotal role involves working closely with senior leadership to develop and implement a comprehensive information security strategy. You will be responsible for managing the continual development of security tools, processes, and controls, ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation, and safeguarding systems from an array of cyber threats.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute the Information Security Strategy, enhancing cyber resilience across the client.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to drive significant outcomes on high-profile projects and BAU activities.
  • Cultivate a 'secure by design' culture, align IT security with business security, and manage the Information Security budget to ensure cost-effective solutions.
  • Lead the response to security incidents, manage vulnerabilities, and implement cutting-edge security measures.
  • Act as a central point of contact for all information security issues, fostering strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

Title: Head of Information Security.
Start Date: ASAP The Client will wait for the right person.
Duration. A permanent Full time appointment.
Location: London. Hybrid Working 2 days in office.
Salary: c £90,000 - £100,00 k pa plus extensive benefits including generous pension and holidays.

Who You Are:
  • Seasoned leader of people with proven in-depth experience in IT and cybersecurity, in a complex environment.
  • Proven experience in a senior information security role, with substantial expertise across IT infrastructure and cyber risk management.
  • Strategic thinker with strong interpersonal skills, to influence and engage at all levels of an organisation.
  • Proficient in developing and implementing policies compliant with international standards such as ISO 27001, Cyber Essentials, and GDPR.

Qualifications:
  • Essential: Honours degree or equivalent in IT, CISSP or other relevant security certifications.(CISM).
  • Desirable: ITIL foundation, Project management qualifications like Prince 2, MSP, or PMP.

Why Join them?
  • Lead a dynamic team in a leading institution known for its innovative approach and commitment to excellence.
  • Enjoy a collaborative environment where your contributions towards safeguarding data and privacy make a tangible impact.
  • Benefit from a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities.

Apply Now: If you're ready to take on this challenging and rewarding role, leading the Information Security Function to new heights, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining how you meet the criteria to Simon Dunscombe at (see below) Join them in shaping a secure digital future for their community.

Services advertised are those of an Employment Agency.


Reference: 2765046165

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itecopeople

Head of Information Security

itecopeople

Posted on May 23, 2024 by itecopeople

London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£90k - £100k Annual
Full-Time

Head of Information Security

About the client. Join a prestigious institution in the heart of London, recognised for its commitment to excellence and innovative research. Their Information Technology Services (ITS) department is an integral part of their Professional Services Division, working tirelessly to support the success of our diverse community of users. At the core of ITS lies a strategic, robust, and transparent Information Security Function dedicated to safeguarding their information and technological assets.

The Role: We are seeking a visionary Head of Information Security (HoISto lead and elevate their cybersecurity posture. This pivotal role involves working closely with senior leadership to develop and implement a comprehensive information security strategy. You will be responsible for managing the continual development of security tools, processes, and controls, ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation, and safeguarding systems from an array of cyber threats.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute the Information Security Strategy, enhancing cyber resilience across the client.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to drive significant outcomes on high-profile projects and BAU activities.
  • Cultivate a 'secure by design' culture, align IT security with business security, and manage the Information Security budget to ensure cost-effective solutions.
  • Lead the response to security incidents, manage vulnerabilities, and implement cutting-edge security measures.
  • Act as a central point of contact for all information security issues, fostering strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

Title: Head of Information Security.
Start Date: ASAP The Client will wait for the right person.
Duration. A permanent Full time appointment.
Location: London. Hybrid Working 2 days in office.
Salary: c £90,000 - £100,00 k pa plus extensive benefits including generous pension and holidays.

Who You Are:
  • Seasoned leader of people with proven in-depth experience in IT and cybersecurity, in a complex environment.
  • Proven experience in a senior information security role, with substantial expertise across IT infrastructure and cyber risk management.
  • Strategic thinker with strong interpersonal skills, to influence and engage at all levels of an organisation.
  • Proficient in developing and implementing policies compliant with international standards such as ISO 27001, Cyber Essentials, and GDPR.

Qualifications:
  • Essential: Honours degree or equivalent in IT, CISSP or other relevant security certifications.(CISM).
  • Desirable: ITIL foundation, Project management qualifications like Prince 2, MSP, or PMP.

Why Join them?
  • Lead a dynamic team in a leading institution known for its innovative approach and commitment to excellence.
  • Enjoy a collaborative environment where your contributions towards safeguarding data and privacy make a tangible impact.
  • Benefit from a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities.

Apply Now: If you're ready to take on this challenging and rewarding role, leading the Information Security Function to new heights, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining how you meet the criteria to Simon Dunscombe at (see below) Join them in shaping a secure digital future for their community.

Services advertised are those of an Employment Agency.

Reference: 2765046165

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