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Information Security Specialist & DPO

  • Location: London (with remote working)
  • Salary: To £100,000+ Bens
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HP\172318
  • Sector: Cyber Security, Privacy/Data Protection, Information Security
Job Description

This growing business is looking for their first full-time Information Security Lead who will also act as their Data Protection Officer. This is a new and exciting role which will provide expertise on all areas of Data Protection and Cyber & Information Security across the organisation. As the Information Security and DP SME this role will be responsible for implementing and maintaining the strategy and programme to ensure critical assets are identified and adequately protected.

The ideal candidate will be a well rounded and hands on Information Security specialist and existing DPO who has been somewhat independent from operations.  You must be have a track record of delivering in a fast changing environment with the tenacity and knowledge that drives things to resolution practically. being comfortable in taking ownership and being accountable is essential in this position.

 

Required Skills/Experience

  • Experience with PE backed acquisitive environments
  • A good sensitivity of Risk - someone who knows where to look for and can qualify and articulate serious risk from medium to low risk
  • Prioritise risk and execute plans based in a pareto fashion
  • Work independently, takes accountability and ownership of tasks
  • Drive plans and resolutions with teams that do not report to them
  • Good project management, planning and reporting skills
  • Good articulation, good communication skills, capable of escalating the right things
  • Someone who is inspired and driven by getting results
  • Strong work ethic

 

This is an ideal role for a seasoned Information/Cyber Security and Data Protection specialist, with the soft skills outlined above, looking for an extremely challenging yet highly rewarding opportunity in a fast growing multi-national organisation. 

To apply, please email your CV to Harish Parmar on hp@barclaysimpson.com


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