Chief Information Security Officer – 10037SR

Website Proactive IT


£90k – 105k per year + bonus + private healthcare

Chief Information Security Officer

Our client, a prestigious banking organisation in London, is looking for a CISO to join their team on a permanent basis. The Chief Information Security Officer will be responsible for designing, and architecturally developing a comprehensive information security programme to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data and systems is in place.

Key responsibilities:

  • Architect and assure security controls operational effectiveness to protect against cyber-attacks, data breaches and other security incidents
  • Assume responsibility for information security and compliance programme
  • Build, develop and lead a high performing cybersecurity and compliance team
  • Advise business and engineering leadership in the implementation of cybersecurity and compliance Confidential Confidential
  • Define a cybersecurity strategy and operating model that is aligned with our business objectives • Develop and track a clear, measurable cybersecurity plan
  • Present regular reports to our Board of Directors
  • Integrate an information and cybersecurity risk management framework
  • Define and deliver a cybersecurity culture and awareness programme for employees and partners
  • Define and develop an information assurance framework, ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Lead the design of a secure system development life-cycle


  • Relevant information and cybersecurity qualification e.g. ISACA Certified Information Security Manager *CISM), NCSC (GCHQ, UK GOV) Certified Cyber Professional certification at senior level
  • Substantial experience in risk management, information security, or incident response
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in information security, with at least 5 years in a senior leadership role
  • Experience building and leading a cross functional cybersecurity and compliance team
  • Knowledge of information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001 and NIST
  • Knowledge of international privacy laws and financial reporting requirements


  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Buying and selling holiday scheme
  • 15% annual salary non-contributory for employee
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • Live Assurance
  • Gym subsidy
  • +much more!

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted. 

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