Cyber Security Communications Director

London (Greater)
15 Sep 2018
24 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Cyber Security Communications Director Brentford Duration (5) 12month contract opportunity

Reputable Pharmaceutical Company

£280 350 per day

Reports to: Tech & Digital Communications Director

Business Level 1: Corporate

Business Level 2: Communications & Government Affairs

This position represents a great chance to widen your skill set and progress your career in a successful business.

Role Purpose and Key Responsibilities:

The purpose of this role is to support the Tech & Digital Communications director delivering global communications initiatives and incident response preparedness covering the CISOs remit.
The role works closely with the wider Tech & Digital communications team to ensure that activities are aligned, coordinated and integrated.
Key responsibilities:
Communications lead for CISO, providing strategic advice and taking lead on key communication with an emphasis on global activities and proactive development of incident response communications
Partner with CISO and business programme leads to gain deep knowledge and understanding of internal requirements, as well as the external cyber security landscape that impacts our company
Develop communications strategies and plans, with target metrics, to support delivery of identified campaigns and activities
Work closely with culture and change leads to ensure integrated approach is taken
Work with, and manage third party agencies to ensure activities are delivered on time and on budget while also ensuring maximum value to the company is delivered
Ensure robust communications and playbooks in place for the swift and efficient communication response to any significant cyber security breaches to the organisation. This includes close alignment with external communications
In partnership with team, ensure communications calendar reflects communications activities
The activities that come within the scope of this role are diverse, often with many interdependencies as well as sensitivities
The role involves considerable matrix working, influencing and stakeholder management

Key skills and attributes:

Experience delivering Tech and cyber security communications
Experience of crisis communications planning and execution
Tenacity, resilience and ability to work effectively under pressure
Strong judgement and integrity
Gravitas, influencing skills and ability to build strong rapport with leaders at the most senior level
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to effectively and proactively use internal social and digital channels
Confident stakeholder engagement and management
Ability to work in effectively in a highly matrixed and global organisation


Formal training in communication would be an advantage but is not a requirement

If you are keen to apply, please send your CV immediately or get in touch for further information.

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