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Senior Information Security Officer

  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: General Insurance
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted:
    21 Feb 2018
  • Job reference: 30465

A market leading insurance organisation who pride themselves on the service they deliver to their customers are looking to recruit a Senior Information Security Specialist to join the security leadership team. You will be the trusted source of information and cyber security architecture, engineering and operations and will provide leadership and guidance to IT and business functions.

You will apply a pragmatic and security by design apprach to all aspects of the roles, ensuring that security is an enabler to the business.

You will work with stakeholders to provide oversight of operational planning for technical aspectsof Information, IT and cyber security ensuring that security risk is fully understood, measured, mitigated and reduced to an acceptable level in line with the strategic objectives of the business.

You will manage the security budget, management, coordination and response to both internal and external audit.

You will have:

  • Demonstrable experience of information and IT security broadly, including in-depth knowledge and proactive experience of security architecture development, security threat technical analysis, security solutions evaluation, security systems engineering and front-line security operations
  • International recognised aned forrmal standards for IT control and security management systems (ISO2700x, COBIT, ITIL and NIST cyber security framework)
  • Detailed knowledge of principal technical IT and security standard including encryption standards, IETF RFCs for security functions is essential

You will be rewarded on your performance and attitude with a highly attractive benefits package including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days holiday, private medical insurance, performance bonus and agile working.

Please visit the IDEX Consulting Ltd website for further opportunities. If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail within 2 working days of receiving your application. If your application is unsuccessful, the information supplied may still be retained for use in connection with future vacancies. Due to the overwhelming application response we receive through various sources, should you not hear from us within one week then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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