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Head of Security Operations

  • 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_1654101599

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    ASAP (4 weeks notice)

Interim Head of Security Operations (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 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