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Operations Information Security Leader

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

At William Grant & Sons, we believe that it is vitally important to protect the company's information and technical assets. As the Operations Information Security Leader, you will be responsible for the design, implementation and lead the company's Information Security Management programme, ensuring alignment with the company's compliance and regulatory requirements.

Main Responsibility

You will have the opportunity to coordinate with our Global IT Infrastructure in the consultation, planning and execution of both regional and local IT Infrastructure & workplace projects. In addition, you will have the responsibility to be the single point of contact for all IT security operational matters from security queries, auditing assessments and regulatory checks. As a proven leader, you will advise the project team to define and manage project plan/schedules, allocate resources and monitor progress and manager risk-tracking progress.

Our Ideal Candidate

With a proven background in a leadership position, you will have an extensive background in Cyber Security positions. It is also likely that you will have a strong level of experience in managing relationships with 3rd party managed security vendors. As a leader of the team, we would also expect the candidate to have experience with Security Detection & Monitoring technologies (XDR, SIEM Etc.), Vulnerability management processes, Infrastructure Security Engineering and incident response processes.

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons


William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.


Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.


Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive.

William Grant & Sons

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