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Head of Information Security

Location:
Sidlow
Company:
esure

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esure are currently recruiting for a Head of Information Security to join their IT department in Reigate.

As Head of Information Security, you will be accountable for the design and implementation of a robust Cyber and Information Security Framework including all contingency planning and governance ensuring full compliance with regulatory and audit requirements. Includes management of all 3rd party providers ensuring full oversight and due diligence of the integrity of their frameworks and delivery of service.

What you'll do:

  • Accountable for the design and delivery of the Cyber and Information Security strategy and framework and map - aligned with overall IT and Business strategy/direction
  • Accountable for ensuring the delivery of all security protocols either delivered by esure or third-party providers
  • Responsible for identifying and determining priorities in line with business strategy and initiatives
  • Responsible for identifying solutions and options for future IT strategy through identification of trends by providing papers to the Executive Team decision making
  • Responsible for working with other areas of IT and the business to identify priorities, put in place solutions, standards and policies in the interests and benefit of the business
  • Manage 3rd Party accounts to ensure that SLA’s are being met and that all requirements are fully scoped and delivered in line with agreements
  • Responsible for managing relationships across the business and ensuring that key messages are delivered and managed
  • Responsible for developing and managing esure’s Cyber and information security programme, including the maintenance of existing policies, standards and guidelines and the introduction of new policies and controls to reflect changes in technology
  • Develop and manage the information classification and information risk acceptance processes
  • Promote awareness of information security throughout the organisation
  • Educate and advise business managers and technical personnel as to the implementation of the information security programme in their respective areas
  • Responsible for consulting with senior management and members of the executive in times of a Cyber or information security crisis to ensure that the crisis is managed properly, both internally and externally
  • Provide senior management with regular reports regarding security issues
  • Advise senior management of changes in the technical, legal and regulatory arenas affecting information security and computer crime
  • Conduct regular security reviews to ensure that risk controls are functioning correctly and that use of the company’s systems and processes is conforming with security standards e.g. NIST, PCI-DSS
  • Responsible for all security incidents, including management of communication of this and governance processes
  • Responsible for Leading and Managing the following teams Cyber Security Team, GRC Team and Network Team
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What we're looking for:

  • Proven experience of leading teams in the following functional areas: Cyber, Information Security, IT Risk, Business Continuity & Disaster Recover, and IT Network
  • Proven experience of senior stakeholder and sponsor management and communication
  • Proven Information Security or Audit and IT Leadership experience
  • Experienced in following Security and regulatory standards and policies
  • Proven experience of team management of up to at least 10 people with different skills and experience: architects, technical analysts, managers
  • Previous experience in Security Architecture management role and the development of Security governance aligned to Data and Enterprise Architecture
  • Experience of leading, developing and managing teams of technical experts to specific objectives in a line-management position
  • Experienced in creating and following formal governance processes as set out by an IT department for change, risk, issue and operational management
  • Proven experience of influencing and motivate people, both with and without direct authority, to achieve project objectives
  • A strong service focus, with a good understanding of business priorities and IT drivers and the ability to make strategic decisions
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills
  • Recognised Cyber security qualifications: for example: CISM, CISSP, PCIP

What we will offer to you in return:

  • Dress for your day (casual and formal business dress depending on your day)
  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 25% discount on esure & Sheila’s Wheels insurance (10% for immediate family) or a guarantee to beat any other insurer’s renewal quote on both home and car insurance
  • 15% Discount on esure and Sheila’s Wheels Travel Insurance (7.5% for immediate family)
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Festive Bonus
  • Free daily shuttle bus from our Reigate office to Redhill train station
  • BUPA - Private medical cover for eligible colleagues
  • Flu Jabs and Eye Care - Free flu jabs every winter, free eye tests every two years and £50 towards VDU glasses
  • esure are members of easitSURREY, for a membership of £5.05 per year you can be eligible for a wide range of travel discounts including:
    • 15% on rail travel with Southern
    • 20% discount for single and return bus journey on certain routes
    • A number of cycling related offers including 10%-20% off at Halfords
  • 5, 10 and 15 Year Service Awards

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