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Group Head of Information Security

Reference: 21529


Belfast, County Antrim



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Date Posted

06 November, 2023

Group Head of Information Security required to join a modern and innovative Energy company. The successful Group Head of Information Security will be a senior leader responsible for establishing and maintaining the organisation’s vision, strategy, policies, IT/OT operations and programs related to Information and Cyber Security.

In addition to leading and managing the team, this role is very much hands on, where the successful candidate will be actively involved in the day-to-day operations and oversight of the Information and Cyber security Team

Essential Criteria

  • Proven significant experience in Information / Cyber Security, and in a leadership capacity.
  • Experience of defining IT/OT security strategy and leading its implementation.
  • Knowledge and practical experience of risk management, governance, compliance principles and practice and threat analysis.
  • Experience in budgeting and resource management for security initiatives.
  • Demonstrates senior leadership qualities, including strategic thinking, influencing, decision-making, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience of managing, motivating and leading a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience of regulatory frameworks such as NIS, NIS2 and CAF.


  • Excellent base salary
  • Annual performance based bonus
  • Flexible working approach
  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension – 6% matched
  • Executive coaching

Please apply now if you are looking for your next senior InfoSec role!

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
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