Head of IT Security

Head of IT Security

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Digital & Tech

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  • Salary:

    £72000 - £82000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Harry Sansom

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Head of IT Security

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Head of IT Security who has previous experience of creating policies and procedures from scratch following the standards of IS0 27001 to join a local governing body based in North London. As the Head of IT Security, you will have full autonomy around the role to ensure all 1,800 employees and over 280,000 residents of the borough's personal information and data is secure. They are looking for a Head of IT Security who has experience of and not limited to IT governance, disaster recovery, IT investigation and all things GDPR and Compliance. It is essential you have an IT Security qualification ideally CISSP or CISA or similar.

As the Head of IT Security it is vital you have strong management experience as well good leadership and delegation qualities. Please note this is a new function so you will be leading on the development, structure and strategy of the team going forward. This is a great opportunity for a Head of IT Security to have a massive impact on a fantastic organisation.

Skills required for the Head of IT Security are:

- Extensive knowledge of IT (IT governance, disaster recovery, IT investigation and all things GDPR and Compliance)
- Stakeholder management experience
- CISSP or CISA qualification or similar
- Experience of implementing policies from scratch following ISO27001

Head of IT Security/ IT Security Manager / ISO27001 / CISSP / CISA

Salary: £72,000 - £82,000

Location: North London

Apply now for immediate consideration regarding this excellent opportunity.

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