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Information Security Governance Lead

  • Hybrid - WFH/City of London 2 days a week
  • £600-£650 per day (Inside IR35)

Information Security Governance Lead required for global financial services firm. The role will be centred around supporting the Global CISO in maturing the function across several initiatives.

The Information Security Governance Lead will:

  • Assist the Global CISO in the development and delivery of the global information security program
  • Work with the Global CISO, IT and business stakeholders to define and capture reporting metrics on the security program and its initiatives
  • Support the maturing of the security program to ensure it is scalable and alignment with business needs and risk appetite
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of information security policies, standards and guidelines
  • Make recommendations regarding security exceptions and associated mitigating controls
  • Contribute and manage the development of security knowledge and awareness within the network
  • Design and implement security governance processes
  • Support the delivery of security change initiatives within the network

To succeed in this role, the individual will need:

  • Knowledge and experience of cyber security and resilience
  • Experience with security frameworks such as ISO27001 and NIST Cyber Security Framework
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of IT risks and threats and able to communicate and discuss with different stakeholders to understand potential areas of improvement for the area being evaluated
  • Excellent communication skills and enjoys working in fast-paced environment
  • Experience of writing technology and/or security policies, standards and procedures
  • Deep knowledge and experience of IT/Security governance and compliance frameworks
  • Must be skilled in stakeholder engagement at all levels, with people from business and technical backgrounds, internal and external facing.
  • The ability to concisely communicate security concepts to a broad audience, relating them to business value
  • High degree of initiative and ability to identify areas of improvement and work with stakeholders to enhance and improve security
  • Proven track record of end to end delivery of security project, processes and solutions


We seek individuals from a diverse talent pool and encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply to our vacancies. Our commitment to fair recruitment processes means that we welcome applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of their lived experience or personal characteristics. We also invite applicants who meet most of the listed requirements, even if not all, to apply. If you require any adjustments to the application process, please let us know.

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Jeff Mayger – Interim Security

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