Head of Cyber Security (XN09)

  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Leeds LS9, UK
  • 09/07/2024
Full time Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence Biostatistics Cybersecurity

Job Description

The post holder will play a key role in the delivery of high-quality Cyber Security services within the Trust and liaise with regional and national organisations. This role requires an individual who is driven, ambitious and passionate about tackling the threat of Cyber, and who has a desire to influence at the highest levels working in close partnership with senior staff. The Head of Cyber Security will provide execution of Information Security by leading the assessment and analysis of IT security risks while implementing security solutions for the Digital Informatics infrastructure. This position is a senior leadership role that requires an individual with a strong hands on technical background and industry knowledge, as well as the ability to work with the entire Informatics organisation within LTHT and its external partners, application development teams, business management teams as well as having a close working relationship with Information Governance, Data/Voice Communications and the Technical Infrastructure Team.
The role will also require a close working relationship with WYATT, NHS Digital and England to ensure LTHT has fully compliancy with national security directives. The Head of Cyber Security shall align business priorities and compliance requirements with comprehensive security controls. They will participate in Digital Informatics planning initiatives to ensure that security measures are incorporated into strategic plans and to ensure that security capabilities are clearly defined and implemented. The Head of Cyber Security will be responsible for overseeing that all security related hardware and software installations including Firewalls, comply with national guidelines.
They will also be responsible for working with application development teams to ensure developed applications are secure and meet the requirements of industry audits and development standards. This will also apply to any existing and proposed third party applications the Trust has installed or plans to deploy.