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Head of Information Security

  • Job reference: 47107
  • Location: North West England
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £550 - £750 per annum

Head of Information Security - Initial 6 Month Contract

My North West based client are looking for a Head of Information Security to develop, maintain and police suitable Security controls and policies and to provide early guidance to all IT projects / developments.

In this role you will be responsible for advising on compliance with regulation / legislation, in addition to highlighting and providing solutions for weaknesses within my clients Security posture. Reporting into the CIO, you will act as the intermediary between the IT leadership team, internal & external stakeholders and wider IT department, providing direction and guidance on Information Security matters. This will include assuring the application of security principles into projects and live operational estate.

Banking experince is a must.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience working in a senior Security position within a highly regulated environment
  • Proven experience of managing/balancing information security objectives alongside business appetite.
  • Experience of leading / managing a security function
  • Policy / standards development and governance
  • Technical analysis of security reports.
  • PCI DSS knowledge.
  • Understanding of OWASP Top Ten vulnerabilities
  • Vulnerability detection and remediation.
  • Stakeholder and supplier management.
  • Professional certification (CISSP/CISM/ISO 27001 Lead implementor)

This role is paying £550-750 as my client are open to seeing candidates with varying levels of experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative, market-leading brand of which you will be given the autonomy to shape and define their security function.

If this role would be of interest to you or if you would like to discuss the role in more detail, then please apply to the advert or send your CV to and I will be in contact to give you more detail.

Keywords: Head of Information Security

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