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Head of Cyber Security

  • Location:

    South West London

  • Sector:

    IT Architecture & Strategy

  • Job type:


  • Job functions:

    Chief Security Officer

  • Salary:

    £850 - £1000 per day

  • Contact:

    Molly Lamb

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    ML - 76904_1653923147

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    ASAP (4 weeks notice)

Interim Head of Security (Inside IR35)

Big Name Financial Services Firm require an Interim Head of Security to support and deliver the CISO's Cyber requirements within a complex & federated environment. This role is a senior leadership position however it will require a strong technical understanding and to be able to challenge from a Cyber perspective.

The client are able to interview and onboard 100% remotely.

The Interim Head of Security will have the following experience:

  • Experience as an Interim Head of Cyber Security previously, reporting into a CISO.

  • Set-up and run operational security functions

  • Led Target Operating Model initiatives and implemented them

  • Has experience and in-depth understanding of Information Security Consulting (i.e. business impact assessments, risk assessments, and working with change functions)

  • Has worked with outsourced providers / insourced providers to establish security processes and ways of working

  • Has hands on experience of operational security processes

  • Has developed and run threat models and threat profiles

  • Good experience on: DLP, SIEM, Cloud Security, DevSec, Endpoint Monitoring, Web Access Firewalls, and operational security tooling

  • In-depth experience and demonstrable success in incident management and incident classification

  • Has developed reporting dashboards and frameworks for operational Information Security

  • Experience working in a Federated environment

  • Financial Services experience

  • Strong communication skills and stakeholder management is key.

If interested, please do not hesitate to contact me by E-mail at