CISO- Chief Information Security Officer governance risk CISSP

Michael Page Technology
£70k - £130k pa + 25/day+, car, top employer
10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

CISO- Chief Information Security Officer governance risk CISSP ISO27001 CISM CISA CRISC GDPR data protection privacy

Working for a UK leader, in this autonomous governance position, you'll win the board's hearts and minds by delivering the risk based analytics to the board 'on a postage stamp'.

Client Details

  • UK leader with 100 years of heritage
  • 17% growth last year
  • Growth across all businesses
  • World class facilities
  • Heavily invests in technology
  • Growth both through organic and acquisition
  • Pride in customer satisfaction


  • Serve as an expert advisor to senior management in the implementation and maintenance of information security and data privacy
  • Design, implement and ensure compliance with the information security strategy, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintain an understanding of emerging technology, risks and industry trends.
  • Identify and analyse risks. Assess the impact on the business. Document your findings in clear, business comprehensible language and recommend appropriate mitigation actions and/or the prioritisation of projects and investments (as well as the consequence of not implementing) to the board.
  • Implement continuous improvement processes and activities, including information security and data protection training


  • Excellent understanding of information security (ISO27001) and data protection / privacy (GDPR)
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Recognised information security qualification: ISO27001, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP
  • Board level engagement
  • Extensive governance and risk experience
  • Extensive experience of interaction with 'Heads' across the business: legal, marketing, IT, delivery, audit etc
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication skills in explaining highly technical detail in business intelligible language

Job Offer

  • Completely autonomous position,which you can make your own
  • Negotiable salary
  • Negotiable package
  • Excellent car

This job was originally posted as