Head of Information Security - Glasgow/West of Scotland

Bonus Pension - Information Technology
Ref: 473 Date Posted: Wednesday 01 Jul 2020
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Our client is a dynamic service company with a turnover of several hundred million pounds and a complex and fast-moving business model. Technology is at the forefront of everything that the company does and the security and assurance of this is critically important to the overall business.

They have an exciting role for a Head of Information Security, reporting to the CIO and managing a small professional team this is an excellent opportunity to join the company in a highly visible and important position. You will be responsible for the operational effectiveness of information security ensuring that the relevant standards are in place and best practice is always adhered to.

Responsibilities include

  • Ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all company information
  • Development of policies processes and procedures
  • Security incident and management reporting
  • Be a significant part of the Security Working Group
  • Ensure security is built into all application development and any other technical changes

To be considered candidates must have

  • Excellent communications and stakeholder management skills
  • Proven technical experience in security and excellent knowledge of security principles and technologies
  • Experience in large scale technology projects
  • Practical experience of risk management principles and methodology
  • Strong influencing skills and the ability to work in a collaborative way


This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-moving company in a highly visible and important position.