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Lead Information Security Officer - up to £700 per day

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: £600 - £700 per day
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: MM0286072
  • Recruiter: Michael Moretti
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Lead Information Security Officer - up to £700 per day

Pan-UK organisation within the facilities management sector is looking to hire a Lead Information Security Officer for an initial 9-12 month contract based in central London.

The main remit of the role will be to assist in rolling out a target operating model; this individual will be required to focus on the roll out of the project and assist in the completion of the current programme of works. Please note that there will also be some BAU cover required on a day to day basis.

This role also has line management responsibility with 3 direct reports.


  • Manage all activities and functions involved with information security.
  • Design and update the IT & Information Security & Privacy policies & standards.
  • Provide interpretation of current policies relating to specific situations as they arise.
  • Ensure all security projects are completed within time and budget and are integrated into the day to day operations of the business.
  • Develop the group wide Information / Technology strategic security plan and program.
  • Determine the most critical areas to address and ensure mitigating solutions are implemented.
  • Ensure that legal compliance in terms of information security & privacy.
  • Be an ambassador for information security & privacy related matters.
  • Creation of project schedules and plans.
  • Development and management of project resources and financial budget.
  • Risk identification and communication to the appropriate parties for resolution.
  • Identify potential project risks, implement appropriate courses of action to address project slippage and develop strategies to mitigate future risk.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience within information technology with a solid background in information security and privacy protection.
  • Proven track record of technology services management and multi-agency / enterprise wide security solutions.
  • Security qualifications are essential
  • Experience of managing information security in the cloud.
  • Proven experience in IT leadership roles.
  • IT Controls experience.
  • Strong project management experience.
  • Ability to mentor and guide others.
  • Awareness of industry best practices and direction.
  • Has 'our customers come first' and 'can do' attitudes at all times.

This is an excellent opportunity to lead the security function within a growing and changing organisation so please send your CV to Michael Moretti for immediate consideration

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