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Head of Cyber Security

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Information Security

  • Job type:


  • Job functions:

    Senior, Chief Information Security Officer

  • Salary:

    £900 - £1000 per day

  • Contact:

    Molly Lamb

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  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Head of Security

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 will be to specifically lead on a re-org transformation within the security function.

IR35 Status: INSIDE

Duration: 6 Months

Other: Remote (Ad hoc travel to Office)

The Head of Security will have the following experience:

  • Experience as a Head of Cyber Security/ or experience as 'number 2' to the CISO.

  • Previously led a reorganisation of a new Cyber Security function within an enterprise business.

  • Has reviewed, advised, and consulted on a Cyber Security Transformation re organisation.

  • Helped mobilise and build a new Cyber function via writing designs, board papers & business cases.

  • Led and implemented Target Operating Model initiatives

  • 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.

  • Good working knowledge across: DLP, SIEM, Cloud Security, DevSec, Web Access Firewalls, and operational security tooling

  • Experience across the following teams: incident management, security architecture and threat.

  • Experience working in a Federated environment.

  • Financial Services experience is a bonus.

  • Strong communication skills and stakeholder management is key.

If interested, please apply or message me directly at