Up to £150,000 Basic Salary


Up to £150,000 Basic Salary + Truly Excellent 5* Staff Benefits 

My Client is an Award Winning Technology based Organisation with a High Quality Client Base and spanning over 50 Countries is now looking for a Head of Information Security to be an integral part of their growth and build out their own Information Security Function

The successful Candidate must have an in depth knowledge of Technical Applications & Strategy at both Design & Coding Level with Leadership Experience of Growing Teams.

Key Responsibilities of Head of Information Security role:

  • Ownership & Accountability for Designing & Implementing High Standard Security Framework
  • Identifying Security Risks across Organisation, Recommending Remediations & Working with Risk Committees
  • Provide Design Advice on New Systems & Projects to Ensure Information Security Controls & Subsequent Architecture Principles are followed
  • Chair Information Security Working Group & Ensure Information Security & Data Protection Issues Followed
  • Be Member of Group Risk Committee Championing Information Security & Briefing Committee on Threats & Progress
  • Produce Budgets & Business Cases for Investment in Information Security Controls & Capabilities
  • Deliver or Commission Programme of Vulnerability Scanning & Penetration Testing
  • Co-Ordinate Response to Deal with Critical Vulnerabilities
  • Work Closely with Engineering Team across Technology Risk Identification, Measurement & Control Disciplines
  • Conduct Access Control Reviews & Execution
  • Develop In-House Incident Security Monitoring & Response Procedures
  • Design Secure Development Processes & Supporting Technologies
  • Implement & Configure Security Information & Event Monitoring
  • Full Ownership of ISO 27001 Management System
  • (SIEM) Solutions & Detection Tools
  • Ownership of Information Security Risk Register & Controls
  • Customer Data Security Governance

Requirements of Head of Information Security role would include:

  • Strong Technical Knowledge & Experience in Information Security
  • Knowledge within Cloud-Hosted Infrastructure
  • Understanding of Cyber Threats, Malware & Social Engineering Techniques
  • Excellent Communication Skills to both Technical & Non-Technical Stakeholders
  • Ideally hold some of the following: CISM, CISSP, CISA or CRISC Qualification
  • Experience with ISO 27001 Practices
  • Ability to Manage Multiple Projects
  • Used to Working in Fast Paced Environments with Sensitive Customer Data
  • Experience within both Mid-Range & Larger Scale Corporate Environments
Searches: Head of Information Security / CISO / Senior Information Security Manager / Head of InfoSec / Chief Information Security Officer / Director of Information Security / Senior Head of Information Security

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