Head of Cyber Security

Recruiter
BSI
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Cyber Security - West London Do you believe the world deserves excellence? BSI (British Standards Institution) is the business standards companythat equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards ofbest practice into habits of excellence. Formed in 1901, BSI was the worlds first National Standards Body and afounding member of the International Organization for Standardization(ISO). Over a century later it continues to facilitate businessimprovement across the globe by helping its clients drive performance,manage risk and grow sustainably through the adoption of internationalmanagement systems standards, many of which BSI originated. BSIsinfluence spans multiple sectors including Aerospace, Automotive, BuiltEnvironment, Food, Healthcare and ICT. With over 81,000 clients in 181countries, BSI is an organization whose standards inspire excellenceglobally. An excellent opportunity for a Group Head of Cyber & IT Security tojoin our Group IT team based in Chiswick, West London has been established. The Head of Cyber & IT Security is an exciting new opportunity,absolutley pivotal in ensuring that unauthorised access or damage toBSIs technology estate is prevented. A leadership position operating as part of BSIs Group IT LeadershipTeam, and managing a matrix team spread across UK and overseas, thisrole requires broad security domain knowledge across infrastructure,networks, Internet, www, applications and database environments. Working with the Group CIO, and executive colleagues in all parts ofthe organisation, the Head of Cyber & IT Security will includeresponsibility and accountability for policies, strategy, planning,standards and management of Cyber and IT Security for BSI. This role will proactively manage all performance, and people mattersfor direct reports, including; recognition, reward, performance,recruitment, development planning, coaching and mentoring. The Head of Cyber & IT Security will include responsibility andaccountablity for: Lead and manage development, implementation and operation of CyberSecurity and IT Security policies, strategies, plans, standards,processes and procedures. Develop and maintain plans to implement the information security strategy. Ensure the development of information security architectures (e.g.people, processes, technology). Establish, communicate and maintain information security policies thatsupport the security strategy. Develop and implement processes for detecting, identifying, analyzingand responding to information security incidents. Establish escalation and communication processes and lines of authority. Establish the capability to investigate information security incidents(e.g. forensics, evidence collection and preservation, log analysis, interviewing). Assess the nature and scale of contractual Cyber Security and ITSecurity risk and communicate them in BSI-relevant terms and language tothose required to judge and accept or reject such risks, withrecommendations or cautions where relevant. Participate actively in the collective management of the Group ITorganisation, owning and promoting Leadership Team policies, strategies,plans and decisions and supporting the success of all objectives held bymembers of the Leadership Team Engagement across Group IT and in the wider BSI to educate andmotivate colleagues to be enthusiastic and well informed on BSI-relevantCyber Security and IT Security matters. Provide a powerful communications channel between the Leadership Teamand direct reports, positively supporting agreed leadership initiativesand decisions and providing full and representative feedback into theLeadership Team. Translate business objectives into individual and/or team priorities. Proactively manage all performance, and people matters within theteam, recognise, reward and celebrate achievements of team members,develop individuals and teams through coaching and mentoring. You will have experience at a senior level in mid to largeorganisations together with a deep knowledge and experience inapplications, infrastructure networks, database information security,identity and access management, defense against malware and encryption.You will have strong interpersonal skills plus the following abilities: 1.Relationship Management Development and maintenance of effectiverelationships with security partners and internal stakeholder groupsincluding Internal Audit, Operational Risk and Information Security. 2.Communication Clarity of written and verbal communication skills withthe ability to clearly explain Cyber Security and IT Security issues andsolutions to technical and non-technical audiences. 3.Disciplined Work Approach The ability to co-ordinate multipleactivities across a span of control of IT and business colleagues withhigh attention to detail. 4.Autonomy Ability to work independently and collaboratively withbusiness leaders, department heads and direct team. 5.Gravitas Strong credibility at both senior management and peer level. 6.Technical Strength Extensive technology security knowledge andskills. 7.Completer Finisher Ability to meet targets and/or mitigate risks. 8.Influencing & Negotiation Expert in influencing and negotiatingskills 9.Value Management High attention to value for money. You will have one or more formal Cyber Security and IT Securityqualifications from the following: CISM, CRISC, CESG, SANS Institute-GIAC CISA, CISSP, EC Council- Certified Ethical Hacker, EC Council- EC-Council Certified Security Specialist What we offer We'll give you all the training and support needed to build your careerwith our dynamic and growing organisation. We are an equal opportunitiesemployer and will consider flexible working in line with ourrequirements for this role. We offer a competitive starting salary and company car alongside 27days annual leave with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days,company-paid private medical insurance, an excellent company-contributedpension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you cantailor to suit your life-style. - provided by Dice CISA, CISM, CISSP, GIAC, INFORMATION SECURITY, INTERNET

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