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Head of Information Security

Location: London or Brentwood

Salary: £50k - £55k (Depending on skills & experience)

Department: Chief Executive's Office

Contract: Permanent

Application deadline: 26 November 2018

NatCen Social Research is looking for a Head of Information Security to lead this pivotal part of our business. Information security is critical to everything we do and we are fortunate to have a strong information security culture in place. We are looking for someone who will build on this foundation, in particular by strengthening our wider compliance function, and who will enjoy the challenge of working across the business in a role which will test not only their technical knowledge but their interpersonal influencing skills too.

We are as open to applications from up-and-coming experts as we are from established specialists. What matters most is a sense of determination and a track record of getting things done.

For a detailed job description, please click here.

About NatCen Social Research

At NatCen Social Research, we're driven by the belief that social research has the power to make life better. Our research influences policy makers, practitioners, academics and the media, shaping our understanding of the world we live in and how it is changing.

We offer a friendly and stimulating environment with a high profile, challenging research programme, as well as favourable working conditions. All our researchers can benefit from an extensive research training programme and will have opportunities to work across policy areas and methods where possible.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and supporting statement (no more than 700 words) outlining your skills, experience and why you would make a great addition to the team by email to

Please note: we will only consider applications which are accompanied by a tailored covering letter.

Closing date for applications will be Monday 26th November 2018.

By applying for this vacancy you are giving us consent to process your details under the GDPR regulations.