Head of Cyber Security

Head of Cyber Security

Job Title: Head of Cyber Security
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Reference: TCHCS_1659360111
Contact Name: Thomas Cooper
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 01, 2022 14:21

Job Description

Head of Cyber Security
Locations: London / Birmingham (hybrid working)
Salary: £110,000 - £130,000 + Bonus + Benefits

A global leader in the health product market are undergoing an ambitious project to modernise their technology stack and become a cloud first organisation. With this in mind, they are hiring for a Head of Cyber Security to play a critical part in defining a security strategy and roadmap to support their digital transformation.

As the Head of Cyber you will work directly with the CISO, collaborating with the wider business leaders and C-suite members to implement a successful security roadmap including everything from strategy, tooling, recruitment, and budget.

What you will do:

  • Create a complex security capability for the organisation that will allow the smooth transformation into a cloud native infrastructure.
  • Develop policies, standards, and processes to match and protect the company's wider strategic objectives.
  • Translate critical cyber security needs and processes to senior stakeholders in the business, creating buy in for processes, platforms, and strategy.
  • Define and build a highly skilled team of technical security professionals covering multiple areas of cyber including, SOC, Engineering, Infosec and architecture.

What you will have:

  • Track record of successfully implementing large scale technology focused programs (ideally security focused).
  • High level knowledge of creating complex, collaborative teams that can operate autonomously aligned to clearly defined roadmap.
  • Experience in scaling teams identifying critical areas of need, and expertise needed.
  • Ability to develop junior members of the team to constantly improve overall team capability and leave a strong legacy for the security department.
  • Ideally strong focus around cyber security, including professional certifications: CISSP, CISM, ISO27001, SANS etc.

This opportunity is a unique chance to lead an organization through a large-scale digital transformation, whilst owning the critical cyber security capability. You will work with some highly respected professional in multiple areas (data, cloud, privacy etc.) to create a state-of-the-art security team. For more information, please reach out!

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