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Head of Security

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Recruiter: Nutmeg
Listed on: 24th September
Location: London
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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We are in the process of expanding our security function by adding a Head of Security.

As the Head of Security, you will be taking on the development and continual improvement of security processes and controls within our award-winning web and investment management platform.

With a wide range of responsibilities, the Head of Security will be a key position which helps to drive the business forward in a secure and compliant manner, ensuring that Nutmeg will maintain its position as a leader in the FinTech sector. We are looking for either a Security Analyst who is looking to step up into a Head of role, or someone with previous Head of experience.


What are we looking for?

  • Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive information security and IT risk management program
  • Defend the business by building and implementing security processes and procedures in order to protect and respond to risk
  • Promote responsible behaviour by improving the culture internally to ensure all staff are protecting against possible security incidents
  • Work directly with business units to facilitate security risk assessment and risk management processes
  • Develop and enhance an information security management framework
  • Partner with business stakeholders across the company to raise awareness of security concerns

As the Head of Security, you will have:

  • Great understanding of ISO27001 and ability to implement the policy according to legislation
  • Security related certificate ideal (CISSP/CISM/CRISC)
  • Experience with Cloud computing, ideally AWS
  • Fantastic leadership skills
  • Experience with contract and vendor negotiations and management including managed services
  • Able to communicate well at senior and board level to help others understand business risk
  • Security Auditing experience


  • 25 days' holiday
  • Birthday day off
  • 2 days' paid community leave
  • Daily delivery of fresh fruit and artisanal coffee
  • Cycle storage and showers onsite
  • Choice of hardware
  • Generous pension plan
  • Private healthcare from day 1
  • Season ticket loans
  • Competitive salary
  • Access to coaching platform & regular knowledge sharing
  • Part of a diverse and inclusive Nutmeg team