Head of Information Security

  • Location

    South East England, England

  • Sector:

    Information Security

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £1200.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jessica Thompson

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Head of Information Security

12 month contract

Birmingham - with some UK travel required


The Bridge are recruiting for a Head of Information Security to join a well established team.

  • Lead the provision of information rights & information security management systems in accordance with accepted legislative or industry best practice requirements.
  • Provide and maintain sufficient management systems and lead resources to prevent, detect, respond to and mitigate information security threats to prevent loss of confidentiality, integrity or availability of information assets.
  • Responsible for the delivery of policies, processes and systems to manage the continuity of information services and the recovery of information systems
  • Coordinate Highways England's cyber security arrangements with the UK Government Security Services, including GCHQ and CPNI.
  • Ensure compliance with the Network and Information Systems Directive.
  • Provide technical support to the existing Information Technology Directorate working for the Chief Data Officer.
  • Knowledge and experience of Record of Processing Activities (RoPA) requirement
  • Training and awareness activities
  • Ongoing management and review of Information Sharing agreements
  • Automation of business processes
  • Contributing to the delivery of technology solutions supporting major modernisation projects.
  • Knowledge and experience of the Freedom of Information Act
  • Knowledge and experience of the General Data Protection Act
  • Represent Highways England with external stakeholders including safety and financial monitors, UK industry, European and other technical bodies to enhance the company's interests.