Interim Chief Information Security Officer - Based Southampton (COBIT CISSP CISA)

Posted 2 January by Oliver Sanderson Group PLC
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Chief Information Security Officer - Interim

Day Rate £550 to £900

Based Southampton

Our client a Business Services provider are looking for an interim Chief Information Security Officer to establish and maintain a corporate wide information security management program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected. This position is responsible for identifying, evaluating and reporting on information security risks in a manner that meets compliance and regulatory requirements, and aligns with and supports the risk posture of the enterprise.

Key areas of focus for the role are:

  • Define the IT security vision, governance, strategy and roadmap
  • Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program
  • Hiring, training, staff development, performance management and annual performance reviews.
  • Information security governance
  • Security policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Manage Security Budgets
  • Develop and enhance an information security management framework based on the following:International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001 and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cyber Framework.
  • Provide strategic risk guidance for IT projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of technical controls.
  • Compliance with global laws, standards and regulations.
  • Effective disaster recovery policies and standards

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Project management skills: financial/budget management, scheduling and resource management.
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams
  • Degree in business administration or a technology-related field, or equivalent work- or education-related experience.
  • Professional security management certification, such as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other similar credentials, is desired.
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, ITIL, COBIT and ones from NIST.

This is an amazing opportunity to work with a dynamic business. We are looking for a passionate candidate, with a strong track record in a similar role who wants to really grow their career



Required skills

  • Disaster Recovery
  • Information Systems
  • COBIT
  • Information Security Management
  • Security Management

Reference: 36925991

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