Information Security Officer

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, private medical etc

  • Contact:

    Jonny Mills

  • Contact email:

    jonny.mills@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH102761_1557502013

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-09

IT / Information Security Officer

London

£70,000 - £90,000 + Bonus, Private Medical etc

We have an excellent opportunity for an Information Security Officer (ISO) to join a world leading financial services company based in Central London. They are a highly reputable Reinsurance organisation with a very impressive portfolio of international clients.

The ISO is responsible for information security management in a number of defined offices and/or departments, which may or may not fall into the same geographic environment. The responsibility of the ISO for security is primarily exercised by directing and managing security levels, ensuring necessary business engagement and interaction with relevant management level target groups, as well as coordinating and consultative activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Interface with IRM to support the ITRS initiatives as the first line of defense representative.
  • Support commitment to information security from key stakeholders as outlined by Global Head of ITRS.
  • Ensure involvement in activities and decisions regarding security policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Manages internal control activities for their respective area as it relates to the ICS process.
  • Leads business compliance efforts for security area of responsibility to address any gaps to closure.
  • Ensure efficient flow of relevant information to the BISO and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure adequate organizational and procedural setup to support the ITRS vision and mission.
  • Foster and contribute to global and cross collaboration among ISOs.
  • Responsible for the initiation and support the Compliance Gate / Security Review process.
  • Ensure the initiation and support of Risk Assessments and audit gap closure.
  • Provide support for audit activities.

Qualifications

  • Technical degree (preferably in IT) or an IT expert with knowledge of IT infrastructure.
  • Very good knowledge of complex IT organisations and experience with security-relevant topics, security technologies and a related knowledge of the market.
  • Good knowledge of security standards (e.g. ISO 2700x, ISF's SoGP, NIST) and other frameworks.
  • Practical experience in performing formal risk assessments.
  • Active and effective communicator with peers and senior management at board level.
  • International experience from working on global and large projects.
  • Basic knowledge of laws applicable in offices in the area of responsibility.
  • Initiative, creativity and an open mind for innovation.
  • Strong planning, organisational and presentation skills.
  • Very good command of Business English, both spoken and written.

Please apply by following the link provided or contact Jonny Mills at Experis for further details.