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Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) - £900pd - SC Cleared


Information Security / Public Sector / Senior Executive Appointments

£850 - £900 per day



Job Description

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) - £900pd - SC Cleared

Rate: £900 per day

Location: Remote - 1 day per week in either London, Manchester or Bristol (whichever is closest to your home location)

Duration: 12 months

IR35: Inside

The role:

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is being sought to undertake an initial 12-month contract, working on some of the most high-profile citizen facing services, using the latest technologies; with the opportunity to contribute to a major Cyber transformation initiative.

We are seeking SC Cleared candidates for this role.

Experience requirements:

* Have an understanding of best practice within Information Security and risk management, which could include knowledge of relevant standards such as ISO/IEC27001 and NIST CSF, or, NCSC's Cyber Assessment Framework (CAF).
* Knowledge of security technologies and wider business solutions including Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Identity and access management, SIEM, remote working and cloud technologies
* Understand the threat landscape in broad principles, and how existing or emerging threats to assets can be used to inform decisions. We would expect this to extend to risk assessment and risk management theory and approaches.
* Demonstrable experience in managing security teams/capabilities to support the mitigation of risks, these will need to adapt to our delivery needs.
* Experience of the governance and assurance of cyber security, ideally this will include relevant industry or government qualifications and institutional memberships.

If you are available and interested, please apply in the first instance and you will be contacted to discuss the position further.