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Head of Cyber Security Operations & Resilience

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Portsmouth, Hampshire
Closing date
20 Jul 2022

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Head of Cyber Security Operations & Resilience
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire, GB, Hybrid - working from home options available
Compensation: Attractive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full Time, Permanent

Babcock is seeking an experienced Head of Cyber Security Operations and Resilience. As a key role reporting to the CISO, you'll be the focal point for all security monitoring and technical compliance as part of a proactive and preventative approach to Cyber resilience.

This role requires regular travel to Portsmouth on a weekly basis alongside remote working arrangements and access to any Babcock Hub. This role would be ideally suited to someone within local distance to Portsmouth due to travel expectations.

Who we are looking for?

As a Head of Cyber Security Operations and Resilience you'll be responsible for delivering high performing security operations services and working across the organisation to ensure strong security practice. Therefore, you'll have experience of working in a senior role within in a security operations environment and have a track record of leading teams to success.

What will you be doing?

This role involves:

  • Developing and implementing the Cyber Resilience Strategy to ensure a proactive approach to security defence, threat intelligence and defence / protection is deployed.
  • Ensuring a programmatic approach to delivery of the Cyber Resilience strategy and provide the CISO with plans and reports for approval and ongoing review.
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient provision of the Security Operations service ensuring daily checks, detailed analysis, incident handling, documentation, prompt communications, advice and guidance.
  • Leading the SOC in identification / mitigation of cyber/IT security threats to Babcock.
  • Leading major security incidents assisting with team prioritisation, coordination, and support.
  • Providing security advice and briefings to stakeholders including senior management as necessary.
  • Ensuring recruitment, performance management, team training, mentoring and communications are carried out as appropriate.

The experience you'll bring

You will need a university degree or relevant experience in Cyber Security and Information Assurance.

You will also need:

  • A proven track record in delivering effective security resilience with at least three years of hands-on Security Operations experience.
  • Experience in IA Audit and Policy.
  • Understanding of ISO27001, Data Protection and Trade controls.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and inspire the Cyber Resilience team to success.

Lastly, you must hold or have the ability to obtain SC and DV security clearance.

What a role with Babcock offers?

  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Pension Plan
  • Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
  • A tailored personal development and training programme.
  • Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best.

About Babcock

Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) is a global function, with our largest site being Lakeside in Portsmouth, but we operate from multiple sites around the world. BCS supplies and operates all IT, security, procurement, and finance Shared Services. We are embedded alongside the operations that we serve, enabling us to maintain close working relationships that support delivery to our customers. We drive standardisation, simplification and automation across Babcock, to help generate sustainable value for the group and our external customers.

Application Guidance

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.

To find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants please visit our website.

All applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please visit our careers page.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.

Closing Date: 19th July 2022


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