Chief Information Security Officer

Guildford, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
03 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
01 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Services

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      Competitive Salary
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Monday 01 July 2019
Interview Date:      See advert

The University of Surrey has ambitious plans for our future. We are looking for a creative, knowledgeable and highly skilled Chief Information Security Officerto help us deliver large scale digital transformation. Already an experienced, commercially focused, outward looking and pragmatic individual, you will be used to driving transformational change in a complex matrix environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to shape the I.T. and digital strategy for a successful and well respected UK University, renowned for delivering excellent experiences for our students and world leading research outputs across a range of disciplines. This significant leadership role will also allow you opportunities to deliver improvements to the function’s levels of service and you will be responsible for IT security regulatory compliance and works closely with and as part of the wider University security and data management functions. You will need to establish and develop strong partnerships with the University’s Academic and Professional Services communities and with other key stakeholders.

The credibility of a proven track record of leading an IT function of similar or greater scale and complexity overseeing large projects and transforming services, people and culture will be essential, but key to your success will be a strong, strategic vision for digital exploitation and driving innovation and transformational change.

Reporting to the Chief Information & Digital Officer, you will be an important member of the University’s IT senior management team, and will be expected to contribute to the institution’s success both within your portfolio and more generally across other areas of activity.

For an informal discussion around the role, please contact our retained recruitment advisers - The McLean Partnership on 020 3597 6400 and ask to speak with Toby Gebbie or Paul Soothill or e-mail

To submit an application or for further information, please visit Web link

Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 1st July 2019. Final stage interviews will be held in July.

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