Chief Information Security Officer

Location: Remote - United Kingdom

Salary: £140,000 - £160,000

We are supporting a FTSE 250 firm who are looking for an experienced Chief Information Security Officer to lead a relatively mature cyber security function. The firm in question is multifaceted with many business areas, and cyber security is a central function across the company’s subsidiaries. For this reason, a Security Leader who comes from a global and complex organisation is of interest.

 

The selected candidate is expected to own and manage the group’s information risk globally. They will also provide advice and guidance to the business on information risk, technology risk, compliance, and privacy.

 

The successful CISO must demonstrate a delivery and outcomes-based approach and must evidence where they have implemented change within an organisation.

We’re searching for a CISO or Senior Information Security Leader who can communicate in ‘business terms’ with various stakeholders at various levels of seniority, many of whom will be unfamiliar with the technical aspects of information risk.

 

Although this is an established function, there are improvements to be made, including reviewing group-wide security strategies and ensuring that the organisation has a security competency.

 

 

Experience 

Experience performing the duties of a CISO within a global bluechip organisation

Industry background: Flexible; however, CISO’s from a regulated environment such as financial services experience is highly advantageous.

Security certifications, namely, CISM and / or CISSP as standard.  

Proven knowledge of security frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST, ISO, COBIT, and NIST.

Good practical knowledge of security technologies and wider business solutions, including Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Identity and access management, SIEM, remote working and cloud technologies.

 

This role offers a competitive salary and strong benefits, including an excellent work / life balance.  

The organisation has offices globally, including in the City of London however the option to work remotely or on a hybrid basis is up to you.