Head of Information & Cyber Security

  • Job Reference: nnltd2746
  • Date Posted: 6 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Nanotek Ltd
  • Location: Wakefield
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £70,000 to £80,000
  • Sector: I.T.
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jim Walsh
  • Email: careers@nanotekltd.co.uk

Job Description

Candidate Criteria:

  • Strong experience of security governance and business stakeholder management.
  • Demonstrable work experience delivering effective business and technical security solutions, processes, tools and high performing teams.
  • Experience of operating within and contributing to Information Security Management System environments.
  • Experience of compliance standards e.g.: ISO 27001; PCI DSS; ISO31000; and ITIL.
  • An understanding of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • Either a recognised Information Security qualification, or working towards a relevant certification (e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor Certification, and / or Membership of the Institute of Information Security Professionals), or commensurate experience.
  • Defining, designing, implementing and operating internal and outsourced services and Cloud service provision including eg: PaaS, SaaS, IaaS.
  • Strong experience of the systems and associated operations relating to SIEM, IDS / IPS, Vulnerability Scanning / Penetration Testing, Mobile Device Management.
  • Ability to influence at all levels

Job Role:

  • Implement the Information/Cyber Security strategy and ensure measurement of progress through performance metrics and plans.
  • Work collaboratively with peers to meet and exceed Cyber Security contribution to company objectives.
  • Champion continuous improvement throughout the function – develop and progress opportunities.
  • Ensure all Cyber Security change management projects have robust business cases, governance and project management, continuously driving improvements.