Chief Information Security Officer

Employer
Concept Resourcing
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
8 Nov 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Location: Remote/London

Are you an experienced Cyber Security Professional looking for the next step in your career?

Do you find the thought of joining an exciting start-up?

Are you passionate about all aspects of cyber security?

Then this may be the role for you!

Due to continued & rapid growth my client are now on the lookout for a Chief Information Security Officer to join the team here in London. This is an exciting and newly formed position, and a key hire to ensure continued data integrity and protection against security risks.

The Role:

Identify, establish, and implement solid security, IT and governance practices
Build a robust framework for risk-free and scalable business operations throughout the business
Evaluate the current and future IT threat landscape, devising policy and controls to reduce and prevent risk
In partnership with internal and external stakeholders, coordinate and manage the requirements for data protection initiatives, and ensure complete compliance said requirements as per enforceable regulations.
Implement and manage a cyber resilience plan - preventing and defending against information security attacks, but also recovering rapidly from security infringements.
Evaluate business opportunities against security risks that can potentially compromise long-term financial rewards
Contribute to technical projects, including system design and architecting layers of security against potential attacks.

Requirements Key Skills needed for this role:

Drive & Tenacity - you are a goal-driven & motivated individual
Problem Solving - you can spot & solves problems quickly and efficiently, breaking complex problems into manageable projects and identifying appropriate solutions
Initiative - you seize opportunities to improve process and performance, pro-actively seeking gaps and future potential issues
Communication - you can effectively liaise with different audiences + teams in different locations, to ensure cohesion & effective working
Stakeholder Management - your co-ordinate effectively with multiple contact points within the organisation, leveraging resources appropriately Key Experience needed for this role:
Solid knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, and NIST.
Must have a security management certification or accreditation
Minimum of six years' experience across risk management, information security and IT related roles
Solid experience working with internal and external stakeholders, across various geographic locations
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