Head of Cyber Security

Egham, United Kingdom
£53,168 per annum - including London Allowance
Tuesday, 29 October 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 24 November 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Information Security

Location: Egham
Salary: £53,168 per annum - including London Allowance
This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.
Closing Date: Sunday 24 November 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Applications are invited for the post of Head of Cyber Security in the IT Services Department.

Royal Holloway University has exciting digital aspirations as well as a complex and diverse IT offering. The role of Head of Cyber Security will play a key role in ensuring the correct security posture for the College.

The senior leadership within Royal Holloway see Cyber Security as a key strategic initiative and investment is in place to ensure success. There will be opportunity to work closely with technical managers across the IT portfolio, leading the development of our Cyber Security Strategy, and leading the Cyber Security function in tactical incident response and continuous improvement.

The ideal candidate will have experience of a broad range of Cyber security activities, but just as importantly how these can be used as part of an overall Security offering. You will need to show that this portfolio of activity can be managed between onsite teams and carefully selected security partners.  We will also expect a creative approach in how to engage with the users and increase awareness and positive security behaviours.

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Closing Date: Midnight, 24th November 2019
Interview Date: TBC

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration (Choose either OR) the pro-rata salary will not meet the minimum threshold set by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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