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Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Job Title: Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Staines, Middlesex
Salary: Daily Rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: FJS/LS/CISO/Staines_1528462577
Contact Name: Leanne Summers
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) - CISSP / CISM / CISMP - Staines, Middlesex - Contract.

A global IT services company is searching for a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to join their team on a contract basis in Staines.


The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) will be responsible for all security aspects of the delivery to the associated account/customer, live service, design, development, integration, implementation and performance of the customer solution(s) - typically leading a team of Information Security Managers, Security Consultants, Security Architects, Security Analysts and Security Auditors either directly or via a matrix management relationship.

  • 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.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Experience in a complex BAU delivery security environment.
  • 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.
  • Understand Security Architecture


  • Lead Implementer 27001
  • NCSC Certified practitioner (Desirable)


  • InfoSec
  • ISF
  • ISC2
  • CISA

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