Chief Information Security Officer University of Oxford, IT Services United Kingdom

Chief Information Security Officer

IT Services, Central Oxford

Competitive salary

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Oxford leads the establishment, maintenance and development of the University‘s information security management framework, in order to ensure the integrity, confidentiality and availability of the University’s information systems and services. This includes responsibility for the development of information security policies, architecture, standards, procedures, education and awareness, reporting and security assurance. You will line manage the teams responsible for IT security, and will report to the Registrar.


This is a role where working with units across the University and achieving progress by consensus is key to the implementation of the University’s information security strategy. The role also requires liaison with external agencies, to ensure that the University is aware of and can take action against, information security threats.


You will be a critical thinker with strong problem solving skills and a high degree of initiative and dependability, as well as a high level of personal integrity and the ability to handle confidential issues.


Educated to graduate level or equivalent, you will have appropriate qualifications and knowledge of common information security management frameworks and legal and regulatory requirements. You will have a proven track record of successfully developing and executing information security strategy and programmes in a highly complex organisation with devolved structures and multiple stakeholders. You must have excellent communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills and you will be able to command the confidence of the division’s academic and administrative communities.


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Please note that the initial application process for this post will be managed by Harvey Nash. Decisions on short-listing, interviews and the final selection will be made by UAS.


Only applications received by 12.00 midday on Monday 14 January 2019 can be considered.


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Vacancy ID : 137661

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Closing Date : 14-Jan-2019

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