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Head of IT Security

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £120,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: LSP167677
  • Sector: Cyber Security, Information Security
Job Description

A high-profile and industry leading media organisation is looking to make their first dedicated hire in IT Security. Working from scratch, in a greenfield environment, the Global Head of IT Security will be responsible for creating and implementing a focussed security strategy in line with business and technical requirements. Working closely with engineering teams, the Global Head of IT Security will be responsible for building a secure development process.  However a holistic security strategy is also required, one which embeds a security culture across the organisation whilst ensuring the organisation remains a relaxed and fun place to work.


The successful candidate will be an IT Security leader who can demonstrate a consistent track record delivering security strategies and frameworks, whilst at the same time working closely with technical teams. Candidates will have a strong understanding of application security and DevSecOps, alongside strong business facing skills in order to communicate with gravitas and credibility to vendors and clients. This is a unique opportunity to put your stamp on an organisation, and build something from scratch with the autonomy and authority to do it your way. This organisation is looking for a thought leader who can set the strategic direction across all aspects of Information Security.

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