EMEA CISO (Chief Information Security Officer)

Stanton House
London (Central), London (Greater)
negotiable + benefits
10 Jul 2019
07 Aug 2019
Consultancy, Sales
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EMEA CISO (Chief Information Security Officer)

Stanton House have partnered with a global, market leading, Digital Marketing and Adverting Agency, who are in the processes of further growing their Information & Cyber Security function, and are recruiting an EMEA CISO, who will be based out of their London office. 

This is a £5bn turnover company, who have over 50,000 employees, operate in over 145 countries worldwide, and boast a diverse, and exciting portfolio of clients. This business crafts powerful strategic ideas that ground brands in platforms, to create impact & sustain connections.

Role Purpose

The purpose of this role is to lead information security for the EMEA region through creating an effective interlock between the Global Security Office and the America’s region and businesses.  This role will be responsible for delivering global initiatives through the region, for ensuring regional controls and culture are governed, and for supporting business and regional security requirements, leveraging global capabilities. 

Key Accountabilities

• Be the face of security in region.  Maintain strong stakeholder relationships, evangelise security, and find opportunities for security to add value within the region.

• Deliver the Global Security program to the Region.

• Partner with regional CTO to embed security culture and controls. This role will have a dotted reporting line to the Regional CTO and be a member of the Regional Technology Leadership Team.

• Partner with other Regional CISOs, and Global Security Leadership, to define and implement a regional security engagement strategy.

• Understand the security posture and business processes of markets and brands in order to effectively engage them in the Security Program and manage their risks.

• Communicate and support adherence of group Security policy and standards within the region. Work with global teams to ensure policy, standards, and projects consider regional nuances. 

• Operate regional security governance structure and feed into global security committees.

• Use metrics related to key performance objectives and service levels to optimize DAN Americas IT Risk profile.

• Oversee third-party information security audit programs to include remediation of findings.

• Serve as the initial security advisor on regional projects and ensure regional stakeholders receive the global security services.  Engage domain expertise from global teams as needed.

• Oversee engagement and training of business and regional incident response teams. Co-ordinate business response teams during an incident, and drive "root cause” analysis for major incidents to identify and remediate information security issues.

• Maintain awareness of relevant regional regulations and propose updates to global policies, standards, and procedures in support of regulatory compliance.

Professional Skills

• Broad and deep Cyber/Information Security expertise sufficient to engage with, and provide value add service, to a range of stakeholders.

• Excellent stakeholder engagement and ability to drive change in a matrixed organisation.

• Experience in managing senior stakeholders and able to adapt approach/style to different individuals and teams.

• Comfortable with managing uncertainty, ambiguity, and change in order to make decisions and recommendations.


Apply now for further details.