Head of Security Operations

Role Title :
Head of Security Operations
Type of Role :
Hours (Specific) :
38 Hours
Salary & Benefits :
Up to £71,800 + car allowance +benefits +Bonus
Closing Date :
Job Advert :

Heading up our Cyber Security Operations function you will be responsible for day-to-day Cyber Security operations, managing our new Cyber Security partner and internal Cyber Security Operations team to detect and respond to cyber-attacks; ensuring that Clarks has both effective security monitoring in place and robust Incident Response capabilities.  Reporting directly to the Director of Cyber Security & Compliance, you will be a key member of the Cyber Security leadership team and will be expected to deputise for the Director when appropriate.

About you

You will have a proven track record of leadership in a Cyber Security Operations function, either as Manager or Team Leader looking to move up into a Management role. 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 our key 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 will be responsible for protecting 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.
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
IDS/IPS & Network Security
Developing operational metrics and MI to validate 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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