This is an outstanding opportunity to take on a leadership role whose main responsibility is to establish and maintain the University’s information security management framework, to ensure the availability, integrity and confidentiality of the University’s information.
The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) will define and implement the University’s information security strategy and lead operational and improvement programmes in order to protect information assets, manage information security risks, meet legislative and partner requirements, and provide assurance to key stakeholders.
The CISO will work proactively with units across the collegiate University to implement practices that meet defined policies and standards for information security. They will manage the University's information security function, consisting of direct reports in both the Oxford Computer Emergency Response Team (OxCERT) and the Governance Risk & Compliance Team (GRC). They will also provide leadership to other colleagues across the University.
The ideal candidate will have or be able to develop a sound understanding of the collegiate University and an excellent knowledge of information security trends, technologies and methodologies. They will lead by consensus, and will be skilled in integrating the various elements of information security. They will support the University’s strategic objectives while ensuring the appropriate information security protections and practices to safeguard the information assets of the University.