Head of Cyber Security- INSIDE IR35
Head of Cyber Security- Cyber Defence/Network Security/ISO27001/CESG- INSIDE IR35
Head of Cyber Security- Cyber Defence/Network Security/ISO27001/CESG- INSIDE IR35 required for our large public sector client based in London on an initial 5 month contract.
The successful applicant will be required to research, interpret, disseminate, approve and implement best practice in cyber defence and network security including ISO27001, CESG (the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance) guidance and Public Services
-To verify and audit compliance with policy, relevant codes of practice and appropriate legislation including the Data Protection Act in all matters relating to network security.
-To advise the Chief Executive, Corporate Management Board, the Head of Internal Audit, Director of Digital Services and Transformation, Data Security Manager and other relevant officers on all matters relating to
-To be accountable for providing support for incidents and investigations into breaches of policy, relevant codes of practice and appropriate legislation, liaising with the relevant authorities and monitoring our platforms for information risk issues.
-Extensive experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary ICT team in a large ITIL aligned organisation in a regulated industry, ideally a local authority.
-Trained in and/or experienced in the operation at least two security vendor's software, hardware or services or holding a relevant and current professional ICT security qualification.
-Extensive knowledge of networking principles, practices and technologies and the ability to apply this knowledge in a practical environment to deliver high performance, reliable and secure services.
-Technologies used to protect and secure the perimeter of the organisation including firewalls and intrusion detection systems
-Ability to transfer fundamental knowledge and experience from one technology to other technologies to gain a rapid understanding of its operation.
-Proven ability to manage staff to deliver flexible, effective and efficient services aligned to customer requirements and service level agreements
-Ability to work in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations while empathising with customers and responding sympathetically to circumstances
-Ability to understand, assimilate, create and maintain effective documentation detailing precise, complex technical and operational information to a variety of audiences including other technical experts, senior officers and elected members.
-Ability to work effectively at all levels, advising elected members, the Chief Executive, the Head of Internal Audit, Data Security Manager and other relevant officers
-Knowledge of and proven ability to work to standards including ITIL, Prince 2, ISO 27001, ISO 27002 Data Protection Act and other legal and regulatory frameworks relevant to the management of a public sector ICT service.