Head of Cyber Security Operations
Street, Somerset
3d ago

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Heading up our Cyber Security Operations function, managing the unauthorised access and potential damage to our networks, programs and data and ensuring prevention.

Managing a highly skilled and experienced team, including internal employees and 3rd party partners. Accountable to the Board of Directors, you will support and influence them as the SME for all things Cyber making sure that our processes and procedures are robust and that effective response plans are in place.

In some circumstances managing Clark’s incident response and managing upward and downward communication as required.

About you

With previous relevant experience in a mid to large organisation, you will have a proven track record in heading up the Cyber Security Operations function.

A highly skilled Cyber strategist, who can see the vision for this department and support implementation of new systems and procedures to keep up to date and relevant, recognizing and minimizing threats to our business.

You will need a disciplined and structured approach to work enabling you to manage multiple tasks across a wide range of activities and hold a strong influence over everything relating to Cyber Security.

You will manage 3rd party suppliers, as well as motivating our internal IT function and senior stakeholders to keep security at the heart of all we do.

You are responsible for both the function and integrity of our systems, not only on behalf of Clarks but for our customers too!

Required Technical Expertise

Deep knowledge and experience in :

Applications, Infrastructure Networks, Database Information Security

Identity and Access Management, Defence against Malware, Data leakage protection & Encryption.

Types of cyber-attack and their detection methods

Setting up / configuring security tools

Scoping penetration testing and producing corrective action plans to address breaches and vulnerabilities

Methods and motivations adopted by hackers to attack IT platforms and automated information systems

IT security incident management processes and tools,

IT operations and support organizations

Understanding of applicable UK law and regulations in relation to IT Security

Experience taking a lead role in running security incidents and response teams.

Knowledge of ethical hacking and vulnerability research

Experience of running cyber security awareness initiatives

Previous experience analysis of security controls, identity, authentication & access controls

Security Event Monitoring

Vulnerability Management

Database Activity Monitoring

Privileged IT User Monitoring

Data Loss Prevention

Endpoint Security Controls

Email Security Controls

PCI DSS environment management

Two factor authentication solutions

IDS / IPS & Network Security

Developing corporate security architecture in response to changing threat landscape.

Developing departmental metrics and MI to validate BSI’s IT security & control posture.

Life with us

Every 60 seconds, 105 pairs of Clarks shoes are sold globally. That makes us a £1.6 billion business and a truly worldwide brand.

We now have some 15,000 employees across 75 different countries everywhere from Europe to the Americas. Despite being the world’s biggest everyday footwear brand (by sale volume), we’re still owned by the Clarks family and based in Street, Somerset where the Clarks business began.

Street is the nerve centre of our business, driving growth and the whole Clarks success story.

The Benefits

As well as development opportunities, pension and a competitive salary and eligibility to join the bonus scheme, you’ll also enjoy a variety of other benefits.

These range from 25 days’ holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) to discounted healthcare. And, as everyone love new shoes, you’ll receive a very healthy discount on our products.

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Clarks International believes that the principle of equality of opportunity is fundamental to the company's operations. Our long-

held aim is to provide just and fair treatment for all employees. We will not discriminate on the grounds of sex, age, disability, marital status, colour, race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation or gender reassignment.

No agency support is required for this vacancy.

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