IT Security Officer- Global Security Lead


IT Security Officer required to join a fast paced organisation in Falkirk. This is a brand new role in which you will head up the IT Security team for an organisation which is enjoying a sustained period of growth after multiple business wins.

This role is challenging and as a result I require a Security Consultant with strong knowledge of security practices, guidelines and controls. You will be instrumental in the security architecture and security strategies for the business. You will have overall responsibility to direct, create and evolve Security architectures and roadmaps in order to meet the company's current and future IT needs.

I am looking for someone with a passion for Information Security - you will have complete autonomy of the IT Security estate and will champion the adoption of best practices in order to reduce business critical threats. You will implement and sustain IT security governance, policies and standards across the enterprise.

Key Responsibilities:

** Encourage the adoption of standard practices and procedures

** Continuously assess IT security risk and threats

** Responsible for security auditing, internally and externally, reporting on threat assessment

** Identify current and future internal and external security vulnerabilities, and identify the best ways to reduce information security risks.

** Install systems to monitor security across all corporate networks, computers and storage devices, to quickly identify attacks and respond to any alerts

Key Skills and Experience:

** Good working knowledge of implementing/managing ISO/IEC 27000 series standards

** IT Security qualifications: CISSP etc

** Experience operating in a complex organisational environment dealing with senior members of staff and influencing key stakeholders

** Excellent working experience of developing, publishing, maintaining control processes and policies around IT Security

We are offering the opportunity to champion the security culture across a global organisation with a great reputation.

I am keen to speak to professionals who have experience in a similar role, with a broad understanding of IT Security. You must ensure security requirements are being met, whilst continually driving process improvement to ensure best practice.

If this sounds interesting, please apply straight away, or call Murray Simpson for an informal chat.

IT Security / IS Security / Information Security / IT Security Manager / IT Security Lead / IT Security Specialist / CISSP / ISO200 / Permanent / Falkirk

Job reference information
Advertiser Cathcart Associates
Contact Name Murray Simpson
Telephone 0131 510 1500 (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference VR/13252_1488559238

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