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Director of IT Security

  • Negotiable
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Permanent
As the IT Security Director at, you will play a critical role in shaping and executing information security strategy. You will be responsible for overseeing the protection of digital assets, ensuring compliance with industry standards, and proactively mitigating cyber threats.

This is a high-impact position that demands strategic thinking, strong leadership skills, and a commitment to maintaining the highest levels of information security.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and implement a comprehensive IT security strategy to protect the organization's digital assets and data.
Lead and manage a team of IT security professionals, providing guidance, training, and mentorship.
Oversee the design and maintenance of security infrastructure, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and encryption protocols.
Monitor and respond to security incidents, conducting thorough investigations and implementing necessary remediation actions.
Establish and maintain security policies, procedures, and compliance standards.
Collaborate with IT teams to ensure security measures are integrated into system and application design.
Stay abreast of emerging cybersecurity threats and technologies, recommending proactive measures.
Build and maintain relationships with external security partners, vendors, and industry experts.
Prepare and present regular IT security reports to senior leadership.


Proven experience as an IT security leader with at least [X] years in a similar role.
Strong understanding of IT security principles, protocols, and best practices.
Proficiency in network and application security, risk management, and compliance standards (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST).
Familiarity with security technologies, including SIEM, IDS/IPS, antivirus, and penetration testing.
Excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
Effective leadership and team management abilities.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CISA are a plus.

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