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Chief Information Security Officer – CISO

Chief Information Security Officer – CISO

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This is an exciting CISO opportunity to lead a security function within a large tech organisation that has received significant investment. If you’re a CISO looking for your next challenge wanting to help the world manage risk in real time this could be an opportunity for you.

The ideal candidate will be a natural collaborator, calm in the event of a crisis and possess a positive outlook on the value of good information security within the organisation.

Responsibilities of CISO:

  • Define information security strategy, functional plans and budgets
  • Provide expert advice on all cyber matters, as well as IT technology matters
  • Provide expert advice to CTO and COO on design, build, test and run of secure systems
  • Develop strategies to improve the efficiency of security and technological initiatives
  • Direct the InfoSec Manager in the communication, operation and maintenance of the Information Security Management System (ISMS) and the Information Security Policy, based on the ISO/IEC 27000 series standards. Provide advice and guidance on these
  • Own the ISO 27001 certification: direct the InfoSec Manager in maintaining ISO
    27001 and other certifications and compliances as may be agreed with the Board
  • Participate in the corporate risk governance structure, including the attendance on risk steering committee or advisory board
  • Provide regular reporting on the current status of cyber and information security risk to senior business leaders and the board of directors as part of a strategic enterprise risk management
  • Be the owner of the IT section of the organisations Code of Conduct

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred alongside relevant technical qualifications (eg. CISSP or equivalent)
  • Complementary industry experience would be highly appealing.
  • A demonstrated expertise in Security Architecture and/or Security Operational processes.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability of working across small projects and multiple work streams of larger projects; Programme or project management office (PMO) experience desirable.
  • Excellent writing and communication / presentation capabilities.
  • Familiarity and competence in presentation and basic analytics tools – PowerPoint, Visio, Tableau, Excel.
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