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Lead - Group ICT Security

Job Field:
Information Systems Jobs
Infrastructure Jobs, MIS (Management Information Systems) Jobs
Base metals
United Kingdom
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:

The day-to-day activities include:

* Creating and implementing a strategy for the deployment of information security technologies
* Performing IT security risk assessments and reporting on ways to minimise threats
* Monitoring security vulnerabilities and hacking threats in network and host systems
* Tracking latest IT security innovations and keeping abreast of latest cyber security technologies
* Ensuring business continuity
* Communicating with key stakeholders about IT security threats
* Implementing an effective process for the reporting of security incidents
* Overseeing the investigation of reported security breaches
* Developing strategies to handle security incidents and trigger investigations
* Managing the IT security team, security experts and advisors
* Complying with the latest regulations and compliance requirements
* Championing and educating the organisation about the latest security strategies and technologies

Core Responsibilities

* Managing the daily operation and implementation of the IT security strategy
* Conducting a continuous assessment of current IT security practices and systems and identifying areas for improvement
* Running security audits and risk assessments
* Delivering new security technology approaches and implementing next generation solutions
* Overseeing the management of the IT security department, giving leadership to the team and developing staff
* Ensuring compliance and governance is met
* Driving change projects and building new IT capabilities
* Developing and implementing business continuity plans to ensure service is continuous when a change programme is introduced or a security breach occurs or in the event that the disaster recovery plan needs to be triggered
* Protecting the intellectual property of the organisation at all times
* Devising strategies and implementing IT solutions to minimise the risk of cyber-attacks
* Reviewing, analysing and delivering data information
* Communicating digital programmes and strategy to a range of stakeholders
* Managing the IT security budget and communicating this with the appropriate parties
* Reporting to the board and being an active member of the senior management team

Skills and Behavioural Traits

* To share during selection process


* Essential Experience:

* Experience in managing a team delivering modern cyber security to meet recognised standards and regulations
* A Bachelor's degree preferably in computer science or a related subject
* Change management and business process experience
* A proven track record of driving large-scale change programmes
* Managing high performing team
* A proven record of dealing with complex projects and meeting conflicting demands
* Ability to develop operational business cases

* Desirable Experience:

* A Master's degree in business administration or computer science
* Given the level of seniority a decade of proven IT security experience
* Demonstration of latest IT thinking
* Threat modelling methods
* Creative drive

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