Information Security Officer
T2M Resourcing are delighted to be recruiting an Information Security Officer on behalf of this UK market leading business. The company's Head office is within easy access from locations such as Birmingham, Solihull, Burton on Trent, Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield and Derby.
The Information Security Officer ("ISO"), forms part of the management team, reporting to board level. The ISO will oversee maximising commercial revenue in line with group strategic aims. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced IT and Security professional to interact with senior leaders to support, challenge and influence business decisions.
You will lead security strategy and mitigation activities across the group. This will include developing the security strategy and associated policies, implementing the strategy, monitoring compliance and reporting the results to the Board, utilising your specialist knowledge to make recommendations.You will also ensure appropriate security policies are complied with, specific incidents are swiftly dealt with and root causes investigated and addressed as appropriate.
You will provide leadership at all levels in the company, support wider compliance and data protection functions and ensure that customer security requirements are met.
This is a key role within the company where you will be responsible for striking a balance between keeping the company secure and enabling the business to grow and meet its demanding customers standards. The company operates within a matrix structure and therefore, it is important that you are able to work collaboratively and are able to fluently navigate across the business.
Experience and skills required:
??Experience in Information Security Management role, preferably within insurance or another highly regulated industry.
??Track record of collaboration and influence.
??Understanding of corporate IT strategy and infrastructure.
??Degree Level Education in addition to CISM/CISSP or equivalent professional security qualification.
??Have a detailed understanding of security issues and ability to present information concisely and to clearly identify key issues at senior management level.
??ISO 9001, ISO27000 Series knowledge & ISO27001 Auditing
??Practical experience and awareness of security standards and practices
??Practical risk assessment and management skills
??PCI DSS knowledge
??GDPR knowledge and application
??Experience across ICT Technologies such as IDS, SIEM, DLP, Firewalls, IAM tools and vulnerability scanning
??Ability to effectively lead, motivate and develop virtual teams.
??Advanced planning & organization skills with the ability to manage a demanding workload.
??In depth practical experience of security architecture, issues and methods.
??Commercial and business acumen.
??Up to date knowledge of security technology options and associated vendors.
??Understanding of systems life cycles and system integration.
??Integrity, influencing skills and personal resiliency.
To apply for this challenging opportunity please forward your CV with details of your current salary, benefits and notice period. We will endeavor to contact candidates that meet the requirements within 3 days of application to discuss the opportunity in further detail.