Chief Information Security Officer - Chester

Adria Solutions Ltd
14 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Chief Information Security Officer - Chester. Our client, based in Chester is currently looking for an experienced Chief Information Security Officer. In this role you will own and manage all logical and physical security activities for a Service Provider that operates within the Payment Card Industry. You will take the lead in the development of all information technology (IT) and information security (IS) policies and procedures and to ensure operational compliance to all PCI, ISO and client standards required of the company. In addition to this you will be knowledgeable of all main business functions and their requirements so that they may be supported by IT/IS in a manner that ensures required service levels while ensuring that appropriate security positions are adhered to. Key Responsibilities: The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) will report directly to the Managing Director, providing visibility of the status of IT/IS and managing all risks and their appropriate remediation. You will be responsible for managing three separate departments, logical security, physical security and audit and compliance. This role will also support the IT/IS function of the parent company as and when required as part of a group wide IT/IS governance program. Creation and management of all ISMS policies Creation and management of all applicable ISMS procedures Manage and assist in performing on-going security monitoring and continuous improvement of information systems including risk assessment, gap analyses, new security capabilities assessments and recommendations Ensure compliance to all applicable internal and external security requirements Act as the central point of contact for all incidents, develop and deploy appropriate incident handling procedures and reporting Ensure IT/IS security is addressed in the development/acquisition processes for information systems and associated products and services Ensure IT/IS systems have suitable DR and BCP processes and procedures in place Establish and maintain processes to ensure that all users are trained to conduct themselves in a manner which ensures they fulfil their IT/IS security responsibilities Essential Criteria: Background and skills/experience in the following: o PCI Data Security Standard o PCI Card Production Standard o ISO 27001:2013 o ISO 22301:2012 Excellent written and verbal communication skills Self-reliant, completer- finisher with a pragmatic approach to Security Ability to operate effectively without direct supervision Ability to interact effectively with all areas and levels of the business Detailed knowledge of IT and security disciplines Demonstrable experience in management of Security related projects Must have demonstrable experience with ensuring compliance to company, client and regulatory requirements Ability to manage complex projects and coordinating all major stakeholders to ensure a collaborative approach to achieve a desired solution Ability to take technical subject matter and presenting to the business at any level so as to result in understanding and appreciation Experience in a card personalisation, transactional print, data communications and marketing industry (Desirable) Education and Certification Requirements Degree required (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science or related subject matter Professional certifications: Must have one or more of the following certifications: o CISSP, CISM, CISA, ISA/QSA (PCI DSS), ISSAP or equivalent. Chief Information Security Officer - Chester. If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to or call 01625 874399 for more information. Chief Information Security Officer - Chester. This job was originally posted as

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