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Assistant Director Cyber Security and Risk

Contract Type
Defence & Security, Digital, Education, Risk
Competitive and not less than £61,509 pa inclusive of London allowance
Expiry Date
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Job Description

Data and Technology

Assistant Director Cyber Security and Risk

Salary is competitive and not less than £61,509 pa inclusive of London allowance

The LSE is developing its new strategy and Data and Technology will be a fundamental enabler for our ambition.  The LSE Data and Technology Division is going through a major review in order to prepare for that new strategy and a new leadership team is being built. The new leadership structure, reporting to the Director of Data and Technology, now requires an Assistant Director of Cyber Security and Risk. This role will be essential in ensuring that data assets and critical IS services are adequately protected.

This role will be responsible for building and maintaining the School-wide information security, governance and risk management capability. The role will provide strategic direction, policy and standards development and process mapping for all aspects of Information Security, Governance and Risk Management.

The successful candidate will have highly developed skills in:

  • Influencing beyond authority to colleagues outside their line management
  • Information risk management and assessment
  • Awareness of cyber threat landscape, identifying security risks and recommending improvements
  • Coordinating cyber security incident response

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email

The closing date for receipt of applications is 28th May 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.