We've just been approached by a leading, multinational, financial services company to help assist in their search for a senior Information Security Transformation Lead.
Role: Information Security Transformation Lead
Salary: Negotiable with Competitive Package/Benefits
Sector: Financial Services
Contract Type: Permanent
The successful candidate will work across the company to ensure that the Business Security requirements are defined, communicated and then implemented by the first line.
*Project assurance (from a security second line standpoint)
*Supporting the development and ownership of Security Policies governing IT practices
*Approve and/or conduct assurance reviews and/or scanning of our applications and of the infrastructure provided by our internal hosting and network service provider
*Penetration testing activity scope approval, mitigation/ deviation approval and risk acceptance
*Security incident and threat management
*Security risk management and reporting dashboards
*Third party patching assurance
You will need:
*A relevant Information Security Qualification e.g. CISSP/CISM
*Experience of working within Information Security or Internal Audit with information security experience of identifying risks and proposing workable solutions. Experience gained within the banking/insurance sector would be advantageous
*Excellent influencing, communication and negotiating skills
*Strong stakeholder skills, with the ability to communicate technically with IT technicians and security experts, but also effectively translate issues and risks into clear and understandable business language
*As the second line of defence, a strong sense of principles and the commitment to back them up, balanced by realistic assessment of risks and the actions required to mitigate them.