Head of Information Security | Cyber Security Jobs London, UK

Freelance Part time in Chief Information Security Officer - CISO
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  • Post Date : January 28, 2022
  • Salary: $10,081.00 - $13,082.00 / Monthly
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  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Qualifications it

Job Description

Job Role Head of Information Security

Reporting to Group Chief Risk Officer

Department Group Risk

Job Purpose

The Head of Information Security is a senior-level executive responsible for developing and implementing an information security program, which includes procedures and policies designed to protect enterprise communications, systems and assets from both internal and external threats. In addition to responding to data breaches and other security incidents, the Head of Info Sec is tasked with anticipating, assessing and actively managing new and emerging threats. The Head of Info Sec must work with other executives across different departments to align security initiatives with broader business objectives and mitigate the risks various security threats pose to the organization’s mission and goals. This position will collaborate with individuals from all Business Services departments (IT, Ops, HR, Marketing, etc.) and Client-facing practice groups to develop, implement, maintain and execute Cyber Security plans that meet the strategic, tactical and operational needs of the Group.


Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program

Work directly with the business units to facilitate risk assessment and risk management processes

Develop and enhance an information security management framework

Understand and interact with related disciplines through committees to ensure the consistent application of policies and standards across all technology projects, systems and services

Become a trusted business advisor to the senior management and Board

Provide leadership to the enterprise’s information security organization

Partner with business stakeholders across the company to raise awareness of risk management concerns

Assist with the overall business technology planning, providing a current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems

Develop an in-depth understanding of the business processes, facilities, equipment, IT networks/environment, regulatory requirements and interdependencies.

Update the Crisis Management Team (CMT) during a crisis, serve as the Crisis Management Team Leader.

Review of incidents arising, collating all the different types of incidents, and following any trend analysis

Experience / Skills Required

Min 20 years of experience working in a financial institution with adequate and clear focus on Information security and Risk Management.

Bachelor or Master’s Degree qualified (or equivalent) in business management, risk management,

Certifications in Risk Management / CISM/ CRISC / CISSP will be added advantage

Good understanding of Operational Risk Tools like RCSA / KRI / Loss Data Management

Experience of working in a complex IT environment

Significant and extensive experience in Information Security, business resilience and continuity, theory and practice

Excellent ability to manage stakeholders, driving action and challenging inaction * Strong partnership abilities; skilled in influencing and motivating others especially senior leaders

Strong project management, problem-solving and decision-making skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation development and delivery

Proven ability to design and deliver well thought through, relevant and challenging exercise scenarios to all levels of security teams

Ability to work independently and think critically

A strong service focus with the need to listen and comprehend the essential requirements of different areas of the Group

Ability to build connections and work collaboratively across boundaries at all levels

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £110,000.00-£130,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme


  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible schedule
  • Private medical insurance
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday

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