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Regional Information Security Officer

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Recruiter: Sage
Listed on: 6th April
Location: Newcastle or Wokingham
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Locations: Newcastle or Winnersh (Wokingham)

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Job Description

Within the Global Security team (50 colleagues), the Regional Information Security Officer will be in charge of representing the Global Security function in the UKI region and actively participate in strategic regional decisions. The successful candidate will act as a Security Business Partner and become the main contact for information security issues. They are expected to deliver risk assessments for global projects, maintain a central risk register, and deliver a security roadmap aligned with commercial and technology strategies as well as oversee the delivery of multiple security outcomes, such as incident investigations, vulnerability remediation, business requests, support on commercial proposals, amongst others. The successful candidate may or may not have direct reports, but they will be expected to work closely with global and local business leaders, including MDs and EVPs, to influence strategic decisions and provide advice on security threat landscape as well as insight on regional security gaps and priorities.

Create and maintain a local security strategy aligned with both regional and global objectives, focusing on finding solutions to enable business goals while managing information security risks.
Lead and oversee delivery of local initiatives to improve level of security on their regions.
Integrate Information Security into the project (and product) delivery lifecycle and carry out relevant assessment activities.
Communicate on security threats, assess, analyse risks and make recommendations to reduce identified risks.
Help colleagues improve local processes and procedures and embed Sage information security policy.
Provide ongoing support to business colleagues (acting as business partner) and facilitate delivery of global security initiatives in their regions of responsibility.
Liaise with various teams to coordinate regional information security activities such as incident response, colleague awareness training, delivery of security projects, amongst others.

Key Responsibilities

Skills, know-how and experience:
Excellent business vision, analytical and decision-making skills are essential assets for the success of your mission.
At least 5 years of proven expertise in information security or computer technology
Practical experience in information security risk management and compliance activities.
Good understanding of regulations, standards and IT security frameworks such as Cobit, PCI DSS, ISO 27001, among others.
Cross-functional team player with ability to mentor less experienced peers

Technical / professional qualifications:
Leadership and ability to lead change across the company
Capacity to organize, coordinate and implement in both a global and regional context as required
Team player and business focused
Excellent oral and written communication
Pragmatic and problem-solving oriented
Good knowledge and experience of the principles of design and implementation of IT systems and the secure software development cycle.
A working knowledge of the EBIOS Risk Management Methodology is an additional asset.
Professional certification (CISSP, CISA, CISM or equivalent) is preferred
Past functional leadership experience desirable

Contact Name: Sage
Reference: TJ/7388/VN13560
Job ID: 2904155

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