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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Range starting from £99,670 + Excellent Benefits,

Gloucester, GB Flexible, GB None, GB

Career Area:  Data, Tech & IT

Chief Information Security Officer

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero.  

Contract type: Permanent  
Working hours: Full time
Location: Remote with some travel required to our Gloucester Office 
Salary: Range starting from £99,670 + Excellent Benefits, Bonus Scheme and Car Allowance
Closing date: 2/02/2021

The Opportunity

Here at EDF, Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, we’re looking for a passionate leader to deliver a ‘centre of excellence’ for information security, risk and compliance management.

As a Chief Information Security Officer, you will be an integral part of the IT Senior Leadership Team, reporting directly into the CIO. You will be accountable for all aspects of enterprise information security and managing information security risks across the business. You will be responsible for enterprise information security governance, risk management, security architecture, operations, incident management and security awareness, while leading a team of 35 staff members. 

You’ll be the central point of contact for compliance with relevant regulatory bodies and be accountable for the delivery of all Information Security projects and programmes of work that impact the EDF UK Enterprise.


You’ll ensure there’s a real focus on minimising the impact to the business by both maintaining availability and guaranteeing timely delivery of key IT Security solutions provided by the Enterprise IT function. 

The role will have significant accountabilities including coordinating the strategy, architecture, design, development, maintenance, and exercising (testing) of the information security plans, general policies and overall compliance

You'll take pride in owning and leading the enterprise security function to develop and deliver information security products and services to EDF businesses in the UK.

The Role and Skills

Primarily, you’ll be accountable for developing a fit for purpose security function, with the ability to secure existing services and design security for new products and platforms that are both effective and agile. You’ll own the Information Security Strategy and its ongoing management and development in alignment of the EDF business strategy and will also own EDF’s security investigative capability and analysis, including forensics. 

As a motivating and inspiring leader, you’ll provide strategic direction to your function, from planning and budgeting to motivational and promotional activities expounding the value of internal controls, risk management, policy compliance and information security. Defining and managing commercial delivery relationships with outsourced service providers as well as internal management and assurance teams, you’ll ensure that they deliver efficient and effective IT services. You’ll also ensure that all suppliers are working with each other effectively in order to deliver a seamless, quality, predictable and value-based services.

If you’re established within information security management, experienced working in a large corporate environment with a track record of innovation and thoughtful leadership then we’d love to hear from you! We have a full job description available and you can request this at application stage if you would like to view it by emailing

Competitive Salary & Benefits

At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.
Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application. 

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