Cyber Security Operations Lead (Contract outside IR35)

  • Reference JD-POJ-231120-01
  • Other:outside IR35
  • Role/TypeContract/Full Time
  • LocationLondon/Hybrid
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Cyber Security Operations Lead (Contract outside IR35)

A leading licensing partner to the Music Industry has launched a comprehensive Cyber Security Programme.

Team Overview

My client has launched a comprehensive Cyber Security Programme, to increase their cyber security maturity, spanning multiple domains and activities.  The programme will deliver cyber security transformation and improvement consisting of control design, technology implementation, and broader cyber security activities to enable them to meet their ambitious business objectives and manage risk.


Role Overview

The Cyber Security Operations Lead role is pivotal in shaping and implementing security measures vital to the business operations and critical service delivery of the organization. This position requires adept management of third-party security service providers across multiple domains, including Vulnerability Management, Incident Response, Security Monitoring, Threat Intelligence, Data Centre Operations & Backup.


This role offers a unique opportunity to spearhead a newly established cyber function, assuming responsibility for not just overseeing but maturing the entire spectrum of security operations within the organization.


Responsibilities include:

  • collaborating with Cybersecurity Data Governance and Security leads to define and manage Vulnerability Management policies,
  • working closely with the wider CIO function to ensure efficient deployment of fixes and updates to remediate vulnerabilities
  • maintain detailed incident response plans for various cybersecurity incidents,
  • managing Security Operations Center (SOC) services, including the managed security services provider MSSP
  • contributing to risk management and compliance monitoring, implementing and maintaining data recovery solutions,
  • providing critical threat intelligence, and efficiently managing crisis response teams to ensure readiness and availability during potential security incidents.


Essential skills required include:

  • substantial experience in managing and leading security domains,
  • comprehensive knowledge of various SIEM Platforms, vulnerability management tools, incident management automation processes,
  • overseeing third-party SOC functions,
  • proficiency in analyzing security monitoring data, conducting internal Cybersecurity risk assessments,
  • managing stakeholder relationships, including executive leadership teams and external regulators, is vital
  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, GCIH, CEH, OSCP, and expertise in incident response exercises, including scenario testing like tabletop exercises.


If you believe you have the skills and experience and would like to be considered for this position as Cyber Security Operations Lead  please apply today.

Alternatively, if this role is not for you but you do know somebody who would be interested please refer him or her. We have a referral bonus scheme and will reward you with retail vouchers for referrals who are not already known to us.

Due to the high volume of applications received, if you do not hear from us within 7 working days, I am afraid your application has been unsuccessful.

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