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Deputy CISO

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Cyber Security

  • Job type:


  • Contact:

    Octavian Donnelly

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0874

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client is a renowned UK merchant banking firm that provides lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. They are known to provide financial support and advice to small businesses and individuals across the United Kingdom, helping them thrive over in the long run.

The firm is also known for its inclusive and diverse culture, as it provides flexible work options to help its employees balance work and home life. The business encourages people from all backgrounds to apply for its roles, even if they don't tick every box.

The Role

You will partner with the firm's divisions and business units to ensure alignment with the Security & Resilience function.

The successful candidate will be an IT security professional with excellent business consulting and relationship building skills, controls design, and team management skills. You will lead the team who ensure that each of the business units meet security and resilience standards. Duties include overseeing major change, continuous improvement, and business as usual. You will also have experience in managing security and resilience outcomes and relationships across a federated organisational model, a solid work ethic, have credibility communicating to C-suite members, and be able to function in a highly dynamic environment.

About Rutherford

Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance, financial crime, legal and cyber security recruitment, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.

Remote Working

We are currently looking for regionally-located Cyber Security professionals from the following areas who would be interested in working for London firms on an interim working from home basis: Kent, East Sussex, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Surrey or Hampshire.

We are also interested in hearing from candidates in Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Winchester and Salisbury.