head of it security, risk & compliance in stratford

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£ 70,000 per year
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stratford, london
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£ 70,000 per year
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0117 311 6466
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job description

We are working with a major not for profit organisation, currently going through a major restructure and transformation. There's significant investment being made across technology, with new digital solutions, transition to Agile ways of working and adoption of cloud solutions, amongst many other things! They have a new role to head up the Security, Risk and Compliance area. It's going to be a great place to build your career over the coming years.

You'll work closely with colleagues in the Internal Audit team to identify risks associated with the new IT programmes. Your role will be to provide leadership across the IT function and your team will ensure IT is delivering in line with best practice to match the companies key goals and ambitions.

You'll be responsible for:

* Providing Technology focused Security leadership across IT - identifying and recommending new technologies, tools and techniques, ensuring risk is minimised and successful delivery is enabled
* Take the lead on pilot schemes, proof of concept solutions to create patterns that lead the way for first class IT systems and processes
* Review, develop and deliver security frameworks that link to the corporate goals and ensure security of data, assets and identities.

Skills and Experience:

* Demonstrable experience of implementing, managing and maintaining IT Security standards
* Industry standard Security qualifications (CISSP, IISP, CISM, GIAC etc)
* Previous experience working in an Agile environment
* Strength in depth understanding of IT Security products and solutions
* Detailed knowledge of security technologies including Encryption, Identity & Access Management, Authentication, Network and Cloud based platforms (ideally Azure)
* Enterprise wide IT Security solutions design and implementation experience (c3000+ users)
* Experienced managing people in a cross-functional team aligned business, and third-party vendors

This is a great opportunity to lead a new function with some amazing upcoming projects. You'll have a reporting line into one of the IT Directors.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send an up to date copy of your CV for immediate consideration.

Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.