Head of Security, Systems and Infrastructure - HMG DV Cleared

Great salary, bonus and benefits
03 Jan 2018
31 Jan 2018
Steve Balfour-Ackroyd
Clearance Level
Job Type

Head of Security, Systems and Infrastructure - Permanent - Hampshire - Excellent Salary

Our client, a fast growing and highly dynamic organisation, is seeking a Head of Security, Systems and Infrastructure to lead a large team of multidisciplinary specialists across multiple sites.

Key Experience:

  • Sound knowledge of HMG security requirements, associated policy frameworks and information assurance standards
  • Experience of working in or around Defence and Security sectors
  • Experience of managing teams of security and IT professionals
  • Understanding of facilities management of secure working environments
  • Experience of risk management tools and methodologies
  • Able to demonstrate sound commercial acumen and client focus - balancing business need with compliance responsibilities
  • Knowledge of, and experience in delivering, ISO standards - ideally to include experience in implementing and continually improving ISO27001 and ISO22301
  • Experience of reviewing, drafting and implementing security contractual requirements
  • Dynamic, self-starter with strong written and verbal presentation skills
  • Experience of interacting with internal stakeholders and external clients
  • Strong leadership and communication skills

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership of all aspects of Information, Physical and People Security for the business, reporting directly to the Finance and Operations Director with full operational management responsibility
  • Responsibility for Security, IT and Facilities to deliver the business strategy and client deliverables and business cultural change
  • Deliver an Information Security, IT and Facilities strategy and associated policies to mitigate prevailing threats, manage risks and meet the business need
  • Work as a leading light for cyber security to support wider adoption of information security best practice
  • Negotiate, review and draft all contractual security requirements in line with specific client and industry requirements
  • Deliver, maintain and support IT infrastructure through management of the IT department
  • Deliver, maintain and support all site infrastructure through management of the site facilities department to ensure business has the infrastructure to support appropriate working environments
  • Deliver, maintain and promote a security culture and environment
  • Deliver Information Security training and awareness programmes
  • Line Management of all Security, IT and Facilities department personnel

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You will be required to hold a minimum of DV security clearance. If you do not hold an active DV clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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