The Regional Information Security Officer is a Manager/Senior Manager, responsible to lead and manage a team of Information Security Consultants that provides technical and non-technical information security consultancy, architecture and project services to the Computershare business units and Computershare Technology Services (CTS). The Regional Information Security Officer will support the Global Head of Information Security Consultancy & Architecture in the development, implementation, maintenance and enhancement of all regional information security-related activities in support of Computershare business and technology needs. The role necessitates an ability to influence senior business and CTS leadership and to engage with internal stakeholders in all areas of technical and non-technical information security.
The Regional Information Security Officer is part of an extended Leadership Team within the Global Information Security Group and will work both within region and across all regions to ensure a consistent delivery of information security services.
A university graduate with a degree in computer science, telecommunications, networking, engineering or another computer-related field.
Skills and Experience
A minimum of seven years' experience working in information security or relevant technical IT function either from an end-user or consultancy environment.
Proven staff management skills including: staffing and resource utilisation, performance management, issue resolution, negotiation, motivating others, forecasting and planning.
Strong analytical skills and the ability to resolve complex security vulnerabilities and design compensating controls.
Excellent time, resource and project management skills in order to manage multiple information security engagements and changing priorities.
Focus on quality and attention to detail.
Conversant with ISO 27001/2 information security standard.
Excellent influencing and communication skills (both written and oral).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal and collaborative skills; and the ability to communicate information security and risk related concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
Ability to rapidly comprehend and interpret the functions and capabilities of new technologies
Ability to work across multiple geographical borders and time lines.
CISSP Certified Information Systems Security Professional or other relevant security qualification
Support the Global Head of Information Security Consultancy and Architecture in the development and execution of the Information Security Consultancy and Architecture programme as part of the overall Computershare Information Security Strategy.
Lead and directly manage the regional Information Security Consultancy & Architecture team to deliver a portfolio of regional information security services, including Security Architecture, Security Consultancy and Security Projects, ensuring that these are consistently aligned with the Global Information Security Group operating model.
Effectively position the regional Information Security Consultancy & Architecture team to receive and respond to all information security service requests throughout the region.
Contribute towards and, where required, manage the implementation of regional and global information security projects and initiatives.
Provide technical and non-technical information security consultative support and guidance to the regional business units and technology teams ensuring compliance with relevant regulatory and legislative requirements
Provide technical information security advice to internal stakeholders with regard to technology projects in order to ensure that security is considered and applied prior to deployment in line with relevant SDLC processes.
Provide technical and process-based support to the other information security services delivered by the global functions of the Global Information Security Group, including Security Administration, Penetration Tests, Vulnerability Assessments, and Security Monitoring.
Liaise with the Global Information Security Group Threat & Vulnerability Management team to deliver and interpret the results of the penetration tests, vulnerability scans, patch assessments and build compliance scans performed by the Threat & Vulnerability Management team.
Develop effective, working relationships with business and CTS leadership to increase the Global Information Security Group's impact and strategic influence throughout the region.
Actively champion the Global Information Security Group and raise awareness about its role, objectives and initiatives to regional Business Unit and CTS staff and management.
Build and manage effective working relationships with other support and governance functions within the region, including Risk, Audit, Compliance, Legal, HR, Marketing and Finance.
Attend regular team, management and project meetings and provide both verbal and written reports to the Global Head of Information Security Consultancy & Architecture and Leadership Team, as required.
The Regional Information Security Officer will occasionally be required to attend conference call meetings out of normal office hours. Some national and international travel will also be required.