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CISO (Chief Information Security Officer)

Employer
Hays.
Location
United Kingdom, Southampton / London
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 Mar 2024

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Your new company
A leading offshore Law Firm is currently looking for a new CISO to help shape, direct, and lead their existing Information Security Team and processes. The firm has offices in multiple countries across the globe.

Your new role
The role holds line management responsibility for all individuals in the Information Security and Data Protection team.

  • To lead and manage the Information Security and Data Protection team.
  • To inform and advise the Group in respect of information and cybersecurity risks and issues.
  • Responsible for defining, developing, and managing the Group's information security strategy and ongoing development programme.
  • To define and embed the ISO 27001 Information Security Framework across the Group that addresses the needs of the business, its staff, clients, and other external stakeholders in line with relevant legislation and industry standards.
  • To ensure the Group's continuing certification with the ISO 27001 standard and Cyber Essentials Plus is kept in good standing.
  • To manage the Group's Information Security Management System

What you'll need to succeed
  • At least 5 years in relevant Information Security Roles.
  • Demonstrable experience of InfoSec/Cyber leadership and expertise in regulated environments (Law, Finance, Defence etc.)
  • Industry recognised leadership certificates, such as CISSP. Ideally, a certificate around the policies and procedures such as ISO Lead Implementor would be beneficial, but not required if experience is there.
  • A strong understanding of security threats, vulnerabilities, and approaches to effectively identify, assess, and mitigate against the potential risks posed.
What you'll get in return
You'll get the chance to take your first step into a C-level role. The salary is geared towards someone taking that step up, as opposed to someone who has been a CISO for 5 years already.

  • Discretionary bonus based on personal and company performance.
  • Private medical insurance (From day 1 all previous conditions to be disregarded) Cover is included for your partner and/or dependent children (whilst in full-time education).
  • 28 days holiday with the ability to buy/sell 5 days a year.
  • Other benefits included.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.
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