Cyber Security Manager at Widen the Net Ltd, Milton Keynes, £500-£700 per day

£500 - £700 per day
  • Outside Spy
  • Goslington, Bletcham Way, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK1 1QB, UK
  • Nov 20, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

ISMS Manager / IT Security Manager / Cyber Security Manager / Cyber and IT Security Manager (Hands-on/Greenfield Position)

6 Months Contract very likely to extend or possible to become permanent. Currently remote working, will be 2-3 days per week based in Central London after office reopens. Outside IR35. 

Our client is a leading retail brand based in Europe with locations globally. The role is UK based reporting into the North America HQ. You will:

·Leads the cybersecurity planning and information technology governance initiatives across the orgs EMEA environment, providing assurance that cybersecurity polices, standards and practices are met

·Manages and executes cybersecurity risk assessments for both internal environment and third party vendors

·Evaluates and responds to global cybersecurity threats in relation to local, regional systems

·Be the Subject Matter Expert on all areas of Data Protection, Governance, GDPR, risk management and compliance;

·Identifying Security and Data Protection related risks and provide proportionate mitigation options and advice to business risk owners for decision making;

·Acting as in region security lead and providing leadership for cyber and information security management including strategy, security architecture and security operation;

·Implementing and maintaining the strategy and programme to ensure critical information assets are identified and adequately protected;

·Manage the timely Security Incident Response, including evaluating and reporting on business impacts of security incident trends

·Works closely with both the technology and business team to ensure regulatory data security and privacy compliance controls standards are enforced and upheld

·Work with global cybersecurity team based out of North America to help drive strategy, coordinate improvement efforts, and monitor process improvement effectiveness


·5+ years of Security Management experience

·Experience with vulnerability management, risk management frameworks and associated business workflows

·Experience with penetration testing methodologies, tools and data privacy requirements

·A strong bias for action - a problem solver with leadership skills

·Experience with scripting languages (e.g. Python, Bash, Basic SQL)

·The ability to influence and get buy-in across the organization and at all levels

·To be open to real-time, constructive feedback in a high energy and evolving environment

·Ideally previous experience in establishing and implementing cyber and information security capabilities.

·To be self-motivated and have a desire to learn quickly, multi-task, and work independently with understanding reporting team is in North America

·Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential

·-Experience with industry frameworks in Information & Cyber Security and BCM;

·Relevant industry certifications (e.g. OSCP, CISSP, CEH)

Initially 6 months full time contract, very likely to extend or possible to become permanent. Offer £500 to £700 per day depending on experience and professional IT security certificates. Contract is outside IR35.