Cyber Security Lead

Not For Profit, Autonomy, Flexibility.

  • Location Remote/Bristol

  • Type Permanent

  • Salary £75K-£95K


World leading publisher for the scientific community.

Not-For-Profit specialist providing real impact.

Own and lead cyber security initiatives, remote with 2-4 trips to Bristol per month.

A hugely respected not-for-profit organization in Bristol that gives all of its profit to public and scientific good are looking for a Cyber Security Lead.  They’re looking for someone who is strategic with cyber security but also willing to be hands-on, with internal company experience (not just consultancy).  This is an exciting opportunity within a down-to-earth, professional and values-driven company that rewards success throughout.

What skills you’ll be needing

  • CISM, CISSP, CISA or similar professional qualification.
  • Proven track record leading security provisions within a global, fast-paced organisation.
  • Strong understanding of best practice in relation to Cyber Security.
  • Experience of working in environments using ISO27001 or Cyber Essentials Plus would be beneficial.
  • Strong knowledge of security tooling and technologies including SIEM, vulnerability management, DLP etc.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of public Cloud platforms (e.g. AWS and Azure).
  • Good understanding of the current threat landscape.
  • Strong analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Solid understanding of business and organisational risk and the ability to analyse situations and apply judgement on decisions.
  • Ability to build and manage relationships with stakeholders at all levels across the organisation.

What you’ll be doing

As Cyber Security Lead, your core duties will include refining, developing and maintaining the Cyber Security strategy, promoting a good level of cyber security culture across the organisation and investigating any suspected breaches and threats.  You’ll own relationships with external parties including pen testing partners (although they’ll expect you to implement automatic Pen Testing).  Your role will encompass monitoring threats from vulnerability management tools, supporting the design and management of SIEM tools and monitor the external environment tracking possible zero-day threats.  In addition, you will report to senior stakeholders on security progress and issues and assess KPI’s/metrics, devising new measures and reporting templates.

What you’ll get in return for your talents

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to a tech for good organization that truly values its employees.  Along with a starting salary of up to £95K you can expect an excellent pension scheme (up to 12% company contribution), a discretionary annual bonus scheme, 26 days holiday, a 35-hour working week, life assurance, cycle to work scheme, dental insurance, health care cash plan.  Above all, you’ll be working in an organization that prides itself on its flexibility and supportive leadership.

What’s next

If this one looks exciting to you then send in your CV now for more info!

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