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Head of IT Security - CISSP / CISM - Perm - Edinburgh / London / Newcastle - Market Rate

Head of IT Security - CISSP / CISM - Perm - Edinburgh / London / Newcastle - £Six Figures

Abrecco specialist IT recruitment consultancy, working with our high profile financial services client seek applications for the position of Head of IT Security.

This is a rare opportunity to join a well established, successful and dynamic business at senior level.

This is a business critical role requiring in depth technical knowledge of all aspects of IT Security.

The position sits within the larger IT Information Security and Compliance department and reports directly to the Head of IT.

The successful applicant will have worked their way through the ranks to a Senior / Management position and be comfortable remaining hands on when required, while leading the rest of the team (6 people) by example.

This is a multi site environment and you will be required to travel to other UK locations as required by the business, usually once a month.

There are a number of interesting projects lined up and you will have ownership these as well as having the opportunity to make operational changes to benefit the business.

To be considered for this role you should have the following skills and experience:

Extensive experience in all aspects of IT Security
Experience of team Management (around 6 to 10 people)
Ability to take a hands-on approach when required
Knowledge of perimeter security
An understanding of IT Security Policy Compliance
Experience of Access Management processes and tools
Ability to liaise with other department heads and stakeholder groups
Knowledge of security standard (ISO27001 etc.)

Experience within the FS industry
Appropriate qualifications / Certifications (CISSP, CISM etc.)

The client is offering a very attractive 6 figure salary and benefits package to the successful applicant.

Please submit your up to date CV in Word format for immediate consideration.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: 110000 Per Annum
  • Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: Abrecco
  • Contact: Iain Wyper
  • Tel: +44 (0)131 226 7331
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: IW/12137
  • Posted: 2016-10-06 17:39:05 -

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