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CISO- Chief Information Security Officer- Healthcare- New York

CISO- Chief Information Security Officer- Healthcare- New York

Job Title: CISO- Chief Information Security Officer- Healthcare- New York
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, USA
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: RP3_1587585226
Contact Name: Raeesa Patel
Contact Email: r.patel@lawrenceharvey.com
Job Published: April 22, 2020 20:53

Job Description

Lawrence Harvey are currently working with a start-up Healthcare Technology firm in Manhattan who are looking for a Chief Information Security Officer. The hiring process will be entirely remote.

The candidate MUST have a solid Healthcare background to be considered!

The day-to-day

  • Creating and implementing a strategy for the deployment of information security technologies
  • Performing IT security risk assessments and reporting on ways to minimise threats
  • Monitoring security vulnerabilities and hacking threats in network and host systems
  • Tracking latest IT security innovations and keeping abreast of latest cyber security technologies
  • Ensuring business continuity
  • Communicating with key stakeholders about IT security threats
  • Implementing an effective process for the reporting of security incidents
  • Overseeing the investigation of reported security breaches
  • Developing strategies to handle security incidents and trigger investigations
  • Managing the IT security team, security experts and advisors
  • Complying with the latest regulations and compliance requirements
  • Championing and educating the organisation about the latest security strategies and technologies

Key responsibilities

  • Managing the daily operation and implementation of the IT security strategy
  • Conducting a continuous assessment of current IT security practices and systems and identifying areas for improvement
  • Running security audits and risk assessments
  • Delivering new security technology approaches and implementing next generation solutions
  • Overseeing the management of the IT security department, giving leadership to the team and developing staff
  • Ensuring compliance and governance is met
  • Driving change projects and building new IT capabilities
  • Developing and implementing business continuity plans to ensure service is continuous when a change programme is introduced or a security breach occurs or in the event that the disaster recovery plan needs to be triggered
  • Protecting the intellectual property of the organisation at all times
  • Devising strategies and implementing IT solutions to minimise the risk of cyber-attacks
  • Reviewing, analysing and delivering data information
  • Communicating digital programmes and strategy to a range of stakeholders
  • Managing the IT security budget and communicating this with the appropriate parties
  • Reporting to the board and being an active member of the senior management team

Key skills

  • Digital leadership skills - capable of empowering and leading an IT team to meet business and IT security goals
  • Solid people management skills - providing direction, monitoring performance, motivating staff and building a positive working environment
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving IT landscape and keep pace with latest thinking and new security technologies
  • A passion for technology and security safeguarding with a desire to deliver
  • Thrives on change, showing an impressive ability to drive the IT security strategy forward
  • Analytical mind capable of managing numerous information sources and providing data analysis reports to senior management
  • Strong customer focus - able to meet the demands of internal and external customers
  • Excellent communication skills - providing verbal and written communication that is outstanding to both direct reports and senior management as well as other stakeholders
  • Flexible and adaptable - capable of changing direction where required and showing flexibility to meet new demands
  • Forms business partnerships that help drive the IT security strategy forward
  • Can make decisions that are well informed and timely
  • Creative thinking - able to look at alternatives and consider new ways of thinking to problem solve
  • Multi-tasking - can manage several concurrent projects and prioritise demands

If this role sounds of interest, please don't hesitate to apply.

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