Global Director, Information Security

  • Reference J17782
  • Remuneration £80,000 - £100,000
  • Role/TypePermanent/Full Time
  • LocationSouth East
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Global Director, Information Security

Surrey (Remote Working Options)

£80,000 - £100,000 + Up to 40% & Benefits


Job Introduction 

Our client, a leading UK financial services institution are looking to hire a Director to head up their global Information Security offering. You will be leading a function with teams based in the UK, Europe & Asia all whilst reporting into the Overall Global Lead for Cyber & Information Security. The business are going through a major digital transformation programme and are looking for an experienced Information Security professional with management credentials who has been at the forefront of similar programmes elsewhere.


Main Responsibilities

As the Director of Information Security, your responsibilities will include the likes of:

  • Act as the focal point for and lead the enterprise's global information security organisation.  Including activities such as hiring, training, staff development and performance development.
  • Facilitate information security governance through the implementation of a sophisticated governance structure
  • Work collaboratively with other business units to facilitate the risk management processes, work effectively with stakeholders throughout the enterprise on identifying a risk attitude
  • Provide regular reporting on the current status of the information security program to enterprise risk teams and senior internal executives
  • Support the development and enhancement of an information security management framework based on industry standards such as ISO 27001 & NIST
  • Work closely with the enterprise architecture team to ensure alignment between the two functions


The Ideal Candidate is likely to have the following background/experience:

  • Proven leader with a substantial track record at management level within Information Security & Risk Management
  • Experience in leading diverse, multi-disciplined teams within a Global setting
  • Ideally strong experience within the Financial Services domain, with relevant regulatory experience as well as knowledge in areas such as Payment Card Industry/Data Security Standards.
  • Been an advocate for Change and has lead Security functions through major digitalisation programmes
  • Holding a professional Security management certification is highly desirable, such as a CISM
  • Strong internal stakeholder management skills and ability to work efficiently and effectively with multiple teams concurrently


What’s in it for you?

  • Chance to join a world renowned Financial Services organisation and lead an important pillar of their overall global Cyber & Information Security function
  • Grow the function over time with a mandate to hire & expand in line with the business’ growth model
  • Prospect of joining a highly successful business with the chance to earn bonuses up to 40% of salary year on year

Global Director, Information Security

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