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Position Details
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Head of Information Security Governance & Control Management
Employment Type
Full Time
Available Positions
Posted On:
Contact Details
CareerFinders Ltd.
Contact Person
Chris Moore or Sophie Aristodemou
Head Office
6th Floor, Athlos Building, 28 Nikis Avenue,
Nicosia, 1086

+357 22 002285
Job Description

CareerFinders, on behalf of Bank of Cyprus, one of the Island’s leading and most highly respected Banking Institutions, we are seeking to recruit a highly experienced Head of Information Security Governance & Control Management to join their expanding team of professionals. This represents a truly unique opportunity for an experienced Information Security professional with previous Managerial experience to further develop their career.

Role Overview: 

The successful candidate will be part of a team of experienced professionals responsible to manage the Information Security Management Program at Bank of Cyprus and executing bank’s cyber security strategy.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Leads the development, review and implementation of Information Security Framework in collaboration with Manager Information Security. 
  • Responsible for the execution and development, focusing on identifying and maintaining Group’s overall cyber security strategy 
  • Coordinates with front lines and IT for the appropriate implementation of mitigating controls and the definition of a proper security architecture. 
  • Understands and adopt the current and emerging information security, regulatory and compliance trends and related threats to recommend viable business solutions to overcome risks 
  • Develops, maintains and publishes information security standards, plans, frameworks and methodologies. 
  • Monitors the effectiveness of controls and takes appropriate measures to ensure proper risk mitigation. 
  • Leads the execution of security reviews, threat analysis and red teaming exercises. 
  • Effectively manages the human resources of department and provides employees timely and constructive feedback and assists in the development of employees to their full potential.
  • Leads the execution of the Security Incident Response Plan.
  • Prepares Reports to senior management of the bank.
  • Works with the Manager Information Security to streamline/ optimise the department’s procedures. 

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Possesses professional certifications CISSP, CISM, CRISC, or related 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, or related subject. Master’s degree in a related subject will be considered as an advantage. 
  • Requires 5+ years in Information Security Management
  • Banking or payments industry experience will be considered as an advantage.
  • Familiarisation with relevant laws and regulations (e.g. GDPR, PSD2, ECB directives)
  • Advanced communication skills (verbal and writing) in both Greek and English.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and participate in inter-departmental projects.
  • Efficiency in time management, prioritisation of tasks and working within the predetermined deadlines.
  • Experience in managing people at least 2 years. 

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