Cyber Security Lead - Education

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    Package to circa £75,000

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    Tim Palmer

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    8 months ago

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    Tim Palmer

Cyber Security Lead - Education

A leading University has a requirement for an experienced Cyber Security professional to join an extremely large and complex IT services department and provide strategic leadership, subject matter expertise and management for electronic and physical security. The role is based on the South West London / Surrey border.

In this role the primary objectives and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and implementing the policy, guidelines and standards for security
  • Working with a wider team to undertake assessments of risk, threats and vulnerabilities
  • Implementing policies and practices that are aligned to industry best practice
  • Review, create and manage all security related documentation 
  • Managing multiple small projects and directing project resources
  • Working within a complex stakeholder environment and managing/mentoring less experienced staff
  • Implementing policy and plans relating to breaches in security
  • Managing budgets and making business cases for change or investment when required

Suitable candidates will need to have the following experience and skills:

  • Experience in a similar level of cyber security role such Head of Cyber Security, Cyber Security Manager, Senior Cyber Security Analyst
  • Relevant industry qualifications in Cyber Security – CISP, SANS or related
  • A related degree at masters or bachelors level
  • Experience operating at a strategic or managerial level
  • Very strong documentation skills for projects, policies and architecture
  • Managing budgets, vendor relationships and related procurement
  • Overseeing projects and managing project resource

In addition to a basic salary of circa £60,000, the role offers a pension scheme (up to 19% employer contribution) and 33 days holiday plus bank holidays.

CB Resourcing operates as both an employment agency and an employment business. Applicants will need to be able to provide us with proof of their eligibility to work in Europe on request