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Business Information Security Officer


BISO (Business Information Security Officer)


Reporting to: Head of Financial Compliance                                    

Location: 1 Stephen Street, London, W1T 1AL                                 

Contract: Permanent

Type of work: Hybrid/Personalised working                        


About Us

Join the place creatives call home!


Fremantle is a powerhouse of the TV and Film industry. We’re one of the world’s largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of Entertainment, Drama & Film and Documentaries.


From critically acclaimed dramas like The Responder, starring Martin Freeman, award winning films including Paolo Sorrentino’s Oscar nominated The Hand of God to incredible entertainment like The Rap Game, Too Hot to Handle, The Apprentice and Britain’s Got Talent, we make shows with global appeal.


Our Purpose

We aspire to tell stories that connect people around the world. We believe our shows should reflect and celebrate the world we live in and we want to create irresistible entertainment and engage with our audience. To achieve this, we must have people from all backgrounds and cultures working in our teams and on our shows, and we commit to creating opportunities for talent by being inclusive in all that we do.


Essential Skills and Experience

  • Educated to degree level in relevant subject matter.
  • Have appropriate professional security qualifications such as CISSP, CCSK/CCSP, CISA/CISM, CRISC.
  • Knowledge of security standards, frameworks & legal requirements such as ISMS, ISO27001, NIST, COBIT, ITIL, GDPR/Data Protection Act 2018.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role within IT Security for a multi-national organisation.
  • Project management experience with large scale multinational IT security projects.
  • Ability to interpret, document, maintain and implement IT security policies.
  • Experience coordinating and communicating IT security initiatives with a variety of international territories/cultures.
  • Experience of supporting external IT auditors and similar compliance exercises.
  • Awareness of enterprise IT, security/Cloud solutions.
  • Understanding of the business relevance of information risks and the current trends, developments, concepts and controls of information security.
  • Experience of performing, interpreting & remediating IT security vulnerability/risk assessments.
  • Significant experience implementing security incident prevention measures and security incident response planning.
  • Ability to articulate security advice and policy directly to key stakeholders.
  • Experience coordinating with outsourced/external service providers to implement & manage security solutions.
  • Excellent reporting skills.  


Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Technical background in IT Support, IT Infrastructure, Networking & IT Security.
  • Ideally have experience working in the Media sector.
  • Project management accreditation (e.g. PRINCE 2)


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead IT security governance activities.
  • Develop & oversee implementation of security strategies.
  • Ensure appropriate security procedures & considerations are in place with IT Systems/Cloud services.
  • Participate in Fremantle, RTL & Bertelsmann (parent company) security & related workshops & committees as required.
  • International travel between Fremantle’s global offices and parent companies as required.
  • Advise the Fremantle Compliance Officer as required on matters of policy, audits & risk assessments.
  • Produce, review and organise status reporting for IT Security services, initiatives & incidents to senior management.
  • Provide relevant support in annual budget process for Security services and recommendations.
  • Oversee and implement global security solutions, coordinating with local IT Management and service providers.
  • Initiate, engage vendors and lead IT Security Projects, from solution selection through to coordination with Project teams at implementation. 
  • Management of 3rd party security vendors & services. Ensuring delivery to comply with policies & best practise. (SIEM, SOC, vulnerability scanning, remediation, security scoring etc).
  • Review, assess & interpret security requirements & risks.
  • Point of contact for IT security questions, matters of policy and security decision making.
  • Advise the IT Management team & IT community in IT security.
  • Support internal & external IT audits as required.
  • Provide expert advice to the Fremantle Compliance Officer with internal risk and compliance assessments.
  • Ensure security incident response plans are documented, updated & relevant.
  • Lead security incident response activities, coordination with service providers, vendors, international IT teams, and management. Maintain related incident logs & reporting.


Personal Attributes:

  • Strong interpersonal skills & excellent team player.
  • Ability to operate well under pressure with varying priorities.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Deadline and results driven, ability to meet challenging deadlines.
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills, to interact with senior management. 
  • Must be self-motivated, able to handle responsibility and to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
  • Assertive, strong self-initiative, good communication, reporting, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Highly organised with ability to perform independently and prioritise workload.
  • Ability to converse and liaise with both technical/non-technical people within the global organisation.


Our benefits include: generous company pension, summer Fridays, audience tickets, personalized working, employee assistance programme, access to free courses and training, local discounts, free coffee and snacks in the office, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan, business coaching sessions and volunteer days.


If you need any of this information in a different format or would like to suggest a different form of application, please contact


Fremantle is part of RTL Group, a global leader across broadcast, content and digital, itself a division of the international media giant Bertelsmann.


For more information, please visit, follow us @FremantleHQ or visit our LinkedIn and  Facebook pages.


Company: FremantleMedia Group Ltd 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: London 

City: London 

Postal Code: W1T 1AL 

Job ID: 256879

Date:  25-Jan-2023

London, LND, GB, W1T 1AL

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