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Information Security Lead

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Information Security

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  • Salary:

    £110000.00 - £130000.00 per annum + Bonus/Benefits

  • Contact:

    Pratap Vara

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Information Security Lead - Banking - London Permanent

Information Security Lead is urgently needed by a global Banking brand who are driving transformation and improvements to their UK/European function. You will have strong experience in Security with a good balance of Technology and Business knowledge from a core Financial Services background. The role will sit within the UK region with reporting lines at the senior level.

This is a fantastic role to get involved with a large-scale technology journey with a global banking leader. You will have the opportunity to lead on the security strategy and work alongside Senior management where you can learn and develop skills to eventually manage security from a CISO level. This role is a standalone position which requires you to take full responsibility of the Infosec Function for the UK.

*Please note, attendance to the office is mandatory - my client is working on a hybrid model with 3 days in the office and 2 is remote.


Consistent InfoSec Architecture are defined and effectively communicated to key business and technology stakeholders

Security Control - process improvements

Advancement of the bank's network security - reliability, access security and application control operations

Work with Global teams - Security Operations Services, Advisory, and Enterprise Security Services

Governance in place within local operations and business environments

Hands-on Incident Response and management.

resolve issues in a 24/7 Environment


  • Gap Analysis: Identify Gaps and ability to understand and re-mediate
  • Incident Resolution: ability to handle incidents and resolve from Infosec perspective
  • Stakeholder Management: Must be able to build strong, long-lasting relationships across the business and IT
  • Security Risk: able to identify Security Risks for all Projects


  • A wide ranging Technical background
  • strong systems, electronic data processing, internal control/ audit knowledge and expertise
  • Demonstrate previous experience in managing and setting Security Strategy
  • Must be comfortable in a "Stand-alone" position
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate with Executive Leadership Team
  • Knowledge of Governance and Assurance
  • Resolution of Audit and regulatory issues

If you have the relevant skills/experience, please forward your profile for an immediate review

Information Security Lead - Banking - London Permanent