Generous Pension Scheme
Bonus Scheme

Group Head of Information Security

Vacancy Salary £Competitive
Vacancy Location Belfast (Dublin will also be considered)
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

We are looking for people with positive energy, who want to make impact in their roles through a meaningful career with us. 

The Group Head of information Security is a senior leader responsible for establishing and maintaining the organisation's vision, strategy, policies, IT/OT operations and programs related to Information and Cyber Security.   The Group Head of Information Security will report to Energia Group Chief Information Officer.

The Group Head of Information Security plays a crucial role in safeguarding the organisation's sensitive data, intellectual property, and information systems (IT/OT) from potential threats and cyberattacks.

Key elements of the role are working with executive management / senior leaders across the Group to determine acceptable levels of risk for the Group, providing detail on emerging Cyber threats in the IT/OT landscape and providing assurance that effective Information and Cyber Security measures have been implementation, adherence to industry best practices and regulatory requirements.


Why choose Energia Group?

  • 87% of employees would recommend Energia Group to friends and family as a great place to work!
  • You will be joining a team where our company values of Trustworthy, Dynamic, Resourceful and Community Focussed are at the heart of all our efforts
  • You will have a variety of development opportunities available including internal L&D courses, mentoring, external networking, year-round learning and support for professional subscriptions
  • We also offer an annual Bonus of up to 10%, an award-winning wellbeing programme including a counselling service, sports and social clubs, a ‘Wellbeing Fund’ to be used towards anything that energises you, generous holiday allowance with opportunity to buy more and Health Cash Plans.
  • You will have the opportunity to work in a hybrid approach (2 days from the office and 3 days from home), collaborate regularly with your peers while having a balance between your home and work life.


What you'll need

  • Proven significant experience in Information / Cyber Security, and in a leadership capacity.
  • Experience of defining IT/OT security strategy and leading its implementation.
  • Knowledge and practical experience of risk management, governance, compliance principles and practice and threat analysis.
  • Experience in budgeting and resource management for security initiatives.
  • Demonstrates senior leadership qualities, including strategic thinking, influencing, decision-making, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience of managing, motivating and leading a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience of regulatory frameworks such as NIS, NIS2 and CAF
  • Demonstrable knowledge of best practice standards for example, NIST, ISO 27001, OWASP.
  • Experience of securing cloud-based infrastructure, applications and online services.
  • A deep and broad understanding of network, perimeter and platform security best practices and security trends.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts to business users at all levels in Energia Group.
  • Ability to learn rapidly using a wide range of formal and informal methods of self-development.
  • Experience of managing a Team.


Does energy move you?

If so, see how you can be a part of the energy transition.

Take a look at our Energy Moves Us video below which is a great insight into our organisation as an employer and to learn a little bit more about the people behind our business.


You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received sufficient applications. We reserve the right to enhance criteria to facilitate shortlisting.

Full details can be found in the job specification located at the bottom of this page.

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At Energia Group, energy moves us to deliver careers that power a greener and fairer future. Across our two brands that serve the entire island of Ireland; Energia and Power NI – we supply hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses with positive energy solutions and innovative technologies leading Ireland’s decarbonisation efforts. We’re looking for people with positive energy who want to transform their ambition into impact in our environment and communities.

Career Progression

Excellent Holiday Allowance

Annual Cost of Living Salary Review


Generous Pension Scheme

Learning & Development

Social Opportunities

Wellbeing Programme


Family Friendly Policies

Sports and Social Club

Subsidised Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

A Diverse, Collaborative Team

Award Winning Company

Vibrant Company Culture

All applications should be submitted online. Once the vacancy has closed, we will review all submissions and will be in touch with the next step in the process.

In the meantime, if you have any questions about open roles or working with Energia Group, please just drop us an email.

Furthermore, we want you to perform at your best! Please let us know if you need us to make any adjustments to the recruitment and selection process by contacting us at

A reserve list will be held for 6 months in which you will be placed if you are suitable for the role.

Best of luck!

Energia Group is an equal opportunities employer.

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