Fractional CISO

Posted 17 May 2024
Salary Competitive
Discipline Cyber Security
Contact NameDean Charlton
Remote working Hybrid/Flexible

Job description

Fractional CISO

About Us

We're working with a rapidly growing FinTech company in London, revolutionizing the way subscription lending works in the UK. They're passionate about innovation and building a secure and trusted platform for their customers. As they scale, they're seeking a talented and experienced CISO to lead the information security program.

The Role

In this critical role, you will be responsible for building and implementing a best-in-class information security program from the ground up. You will be a strategic leader, partnering with the executive team to ensure security is at the forefront of everything we do.


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive information security strategy aligned with industry best practices and regulatory requirements (FCA, GDPR etc.).
  • Design and oversee the implementation of security controls to protect our IT infrastructure, data, and applications.
  • Establish and manage a high-performing information security team.
  • Foster a culture of security awareness throughout the organization.
  • Identify, assess, and mitigate security risks.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Develop and maintain incident response plans and procedures.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders across all departments to ensure security considerations are integrated into business processes.
  • Manage and maintain relationships with external security vendors.


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in information security, with at least 5 years in a leadership role.
  • Proven track record of building and implementing information security programs in a fast-paced, start-up environment.
  • Experience working within the FinTech industry is a strong plus.
  • Possesses relevant security certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA etc.) and a deep understanding of information security frameworks (NIST, ISO 27001 etc.).
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.
  • Passionate about building a secure and trusted environment.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to be part of a high-growth, innovative company.
  • Make a significant impact on the security posture of a leading FinTech company.
  • Work with a talented and driven team.

Apply today!