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Head of Cyber Security

Location: London | United Kingdom
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £80000 – £110000
Sector: Alternative Energy

Contact Details

Name: Sam Finn
Are you a passionate Cyber Security leader with experience creating and managing Security processes in a regulated environment? Do you want to work as the Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert for an exciting company in the Energy Sector? We are currently working with an exciting Energy company looking for  Hands-on Head of Cyber Security to lead Cyber Security across the business working with a small team.    

This role would suit a Senior Manager or Head Of who is happy to get their “hands dirty” and can work across both the strategic and technical matters relating to Security.

Job Responsibilities for the Head of Cyber Security

  • Define and implement the Security strategy across the business
  • Define and implement a Risk Management framework across the business
  • Define and implement a comprehensive GRC framework aligned to standards such as NIST & ISO27001
  • Create and implement Incident Response procedures across the business
  • Improve Detection & Response capabilities leveraging existing and new technologies
  • Act as the liaison for Cyber Security matters with regulators
  • Work with OT teams to implement security into processes
  • Ensure security awareness across the business
  • Work with development teams to Automate processes as required
  • Ensure security controls are aligned with business objectives

Desirable Skills & Experience for the Head of Cyber Security
  • Experience working in a similar Information Security leadership position
  • Experience working in a highly regulated environment, ideally Energy or Utilities
  • Knowledge of Risk Management frameworks
  • Knowledge of OT Security is desirable
  • Knowledge of Information Security standards such as NIST & ISO27001
  • Ability to explain Cyber Security matters in simple terms
  • Ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders and Engineers
  • Experience with cloud technologies such as GCP or AWS
  • Excellent stakeholder management experience
  • Security certifications are desirable