Interim Information Security Lead

Job Title: Interim Information Security Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Gatwick, West Sussex
Salary: £60 - £500 per day
Start Date: 13/11/2019
Reference: BBBH80267
Contact Name: Chris Bouroutzis
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 13, 2019 10:06

Job Description

Interim Information Security Lead (Microsoft)

We are looking for an experienced (Microsoft technology focused), Information Security Lead, for an up and coming new business in the aviation industry.


  • Professional Qualifications : Microsoft, CISO, VMWare, Azure / AWS
  • Ability to make decisions based on interpretation and application of information security standards and frameworks (e.g. NIST OWASP, SAST and DAST).
  • Experience of working with the above regulations and will have attained at least one of the following accreditations: CISM, CISA, CRISC, CCSP, CISSP, CIPP.
  • Extensive experience with following
    • Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Server 2012/2016, Microsoft Exchange Online, Microsoft Office 365, Dynamics 365, Microsoft Navision 2016 / Business Central, VMware Enterprise 5.5, Adobe C-Suite
  • Exposure to following :

Microsoft SQL 14.0, Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011/15, Microsoft Azure, Mitel IP MiCollab, Meraki Networking, Cyber Security, AI, SD-WAN, MPLS WAN's and Mobile-Iron MDM inc Mobile Security

The Role

  • Develop and implement the Information Security Strategy across the Group
  • Responsible for providing leadership and management to the Technology service delivery team.
  • Implement performance improvements to ensure a consistently high level of service to the business.
  • Pro-actively identify and lead on initiatives to continually improve Information Security across the Group.
  • Create and maintain Groups Information Security compliance policies
  • Lead programs to improve staff awareness of Information Security, including knowledge of ISO27001 and GDPR.
  • Implement Information Security Governance sessions.
  • Engage senior management in relation to Information Security Governance initiatives.
  • Develop KPIs and metrics, analyse data, identify trends and drive improvements.
  • Develop Information Security Risk advisory practices to include;
    • Information Security Risks, Control Failings and GDPR Programs
    • Coordination and prioritisation of all security testing
    • Creation of a Control Assurance function and contribution to the existing Risk Register
    • Monitoring of 3rd party SLA's concerning security breaches and policy violations
    • Communication of security risks to Technology and to the wider business
  • Lead on Information Security work streams ensuring that they are aligned with the Technology Strategy
  • Establish Security Risk Management systems, processes, policies and governance.

If you feel your skill set matches the above requirements, please send your CV through or contact Chris on

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