Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

  • by 83Zero
  • Location Reading, Berkshire, UK
  • Salary £80,000 - £100,000 / year
  • 20 days ago
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Job Description:


An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to work for a Global Security Company. As Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) you will have experience of a wide range of Information Security, and have experience of technical solutions delivery.

The successful CISO will have an excellent understanding of Information Security, with knowledge of GDPR and ISO27001, whilst having an understanding of the Technology industry.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Strong experience in Information Security
  • Experience with Cyber Essential
  • Excellent Stakeholder Management at senior level


As the CISO you will need to have a strategic vision for security and establish a control framework and governance process to populate it with effective controls and policies. You will drive standards to ensure effective identity and access management, control security threats, manage vulnerabilities, direct forensics, manage incident response and conduct security audits.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Chief Information Security Officer with excellent communications skills and the ability to influence and educate senior management in Cyber Security threats.

Key Objectives of the role:

End to end IT Security 
Information management and Data Protection 
ISO9001 and ISO27001 Accreditation 
Risk management and reporting from local risk registers 
Training and development of IT security and Information Management awareness 
To prepare for strategic challenges that present the business including General Data Protection Regulation 
Advisory to the Executive team on all security related matters 
Develop and maintain relationships with senior stakeholders 
Oversight and accountability for service quality of the Vetting service 

Essential Skills:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
Strong enterprise risk management experience 
Experienced in taking an Organisation through to ISO 27001 Certification 
A clear understanding of UK Government Security Frameworks including the Security Policy Framework and CESG Good Practice guidance 
A clear understanding of the Data Protection Act 1998 
Experienced in Risk Assessment methodologies such as IRAM, CRAMM and IS1&2 

Key Responsibilities:
Overall responsibility for all Information Assurance and Security 
Responsible for GDPR awareness 
Maintain awareness of current threats and business risks and be able to clearly articulate these to Senior Management. 
Managing the Security relationships 
Leading the Security Architecture strategy 
Managing, updating and publishing technical security polices, standards and processes 
Managing Security Governance Boards 
Act as the final point of issue escalation on all Security matters 
Provide support and leadership on all audit and remediation activities 
Maintain awareness of new and upcoming changes to external security policies, standards, laws or new vulnerabilities that may impact the client 
Performance management and development of security resource


If this role is of interest to you and you would like to be considered then please contact Adam Davis.

  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation No
  • Industry Sector IT & Internet

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