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Chief Information Security Officer

Job Title: Chief Information Security Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Staines, Middlesex
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6
REF: JA - 01 - CISO_1524495786
Contact Name: John Anakwenze
Contact Email: john.anakwenze@projectpeople.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Great high profile position open for a Chief Information Security Officer to join a global multi national IT company based in Staines, Middelsex. This role will be an initial 6 months contract. Competitive rates on offer

Key experience:

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Broad range of Cyber/Information Security across entire spectrum, from technical, process to physical, operational.
  • Team and Man-Management
  • Have an understanding of HMG Accreditation process and assurance requirements.
  • Able to multi-task/balance the sometimes conflicting objectives of Account, Security practice and Customer.
  • Strong Business Acumen.
  • Strategy/Forward looking/Strong vision - business enabler.
  • Influencer.
  • Be a trusted advisor to senior managers and the customer.
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills.
  • Operational awareness and focus.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all security-related policies and guidelines applicable at a customer account level.
  • Responsible for all aspects of IT security, including technical, operational, procedural.
  • Support Programme teams by ensuring technical security, governance and data quality requirements are contained within the solution designs and delivery is appropriately tested.
  • Oversight for any third parties delivering services to the assigned account to ensure they meet required security standards.
  • Responsible for security policy and working practices.
  • Own Security Improvement plan.
  • Attend and provide regular security meetings with customer and the client teams (if required) producing minutes and action plans when appropriate.
  • Responsible for the day to day security and audit mechanisms of the customer's systems including managing controls, auditing or security breaches in accordance with customer contractual or legislative requirements.
  • Responsible for all areas of Security Risk management as defined in the service contracts
  • Communicate risks in business language stakeholders understand.
  • Defining the information security risk assessment approach (in line with customer contract and corporate standards).
  • Analysis and evaluation of information security risks and evaluating options for the treatment of risks.
  • Apply strong appreciation of the business to that context to IT risk.
  • Maintain a security risk register escalating significant security risks to Leadership team in Security/Account/s. (maybe part of an account risk plan)
  • Ensure timely mitigation of risk.
  • Understand Security Architecture

Qualifications

  • CISM / CISSP
  • CISMP
  • Lead Implementer 27001
  • NCSC Certified practitioner (Desirable)

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