Chief Information Security Officer at Invesco

Expires in 14 days


As one of the world’s leading asset managers, we are solely dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. If you're looking for challenging work, smart colleagues, and a global employer with a social conscience, explore your potential at Invesco.

The Department

Our Information Security department is to protect Invesco’s information and Information assets from all internal and external, deliberate, or accidental threats. The information security team will protect data from unauthorized access while maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. In addition, designing and maintaining the Security Policies and Standards while adhering to legislative and regulatory requirements, providing information security training for all employees, and ensuring the business continuity of Invesco.

Your Role

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) reports directly to the Managing Director and Global Head of Security within the Global Security Department (GSD). The CISO is accountable and responsible, on a global basis, for information (cyber) security matters involving the company, its employees, and its critical assets; this includes information security governance, identity and access management, application and technical security, and security operations, as well as, cyber incident response and exercises. The GSD is a converged security program consisting of Information Security, Corporate Security, Global Privacy, Business Continuity and Operational Resilience, and Security Strategy, Projects, and Governance. The CISO is an integral part of a security leadership team and must work closely with this leadership team.

You will be responsible for:

  • Establishing the vision, mission, goals, objectives, budget, and staffing for the Information Security Function in alignment with the overall Global Security Department.
  • Develop and deploy coordinated information security risk-based policies, procedures, and strategies in order to protect, on a global basis, the Company’s employees, facilities, assets, and information technology.
  • Lead, educate, mentor, and support business leaders, managers, and front-line workers on information security threats and the behaviors and processes that will mitigate these risks.
  • Playing a leading role in the Company’s governance bodies charged with leading all aspects of its cybersecurity programs, consisting of the Global Security Oversight Committee (overall program governance), Corporate Risk Management Committee, and various other Board of Directors meetings.
  • Engaging with and establishing relationships with the Technology Department to work closely together in establishing and maintaining programs and processes to effectively mitigate cybersecurity risks to the company.

The experience you bring:

  • This individual will lead global, geographically-dispersed information security teams, the ability to develop and lead a sophisticated set of IS solutions, building and managing partner relationships, and have an in-depth awareness of existing and emerging information security risks.
  • Seasoned executive with significant experience in information security management and leadership, as well as enterprise-wide experience and expertise
  • 15+ years directly related work experience in leading information security operations for companies and/or other entities. (Prior experience and/or a solid grasp of asset management/financial services sector is highly preferred.)
  • A proven track record of success in partnership and collaboration with senior organizational partners for the development and delivery of strategies and solutions that ensure the growth and soundness of a successful enterprise.
  • Ability to build strong networks, demonstrate relationships, and identify key decision-makers to assist in accomplishing business objectives.
  • Ability to quickly grasp and seek sophisticated problems; deal with and lead change in a fluid environment; prioritize multiple competing projects and initiatives and focus resources in line with such priorities; examine issues from multiple perspectives.
  • Displays a high degree of interpersonal skills, tact, and diplomacy with all constituencies; strong collaboration skills with peers and colleagues.
  • An undergraduate degree is required. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or similar designation preferred.

What’s in it for you?

Our people are at the very core of our success, and we strive to provide employees with a competitive total rewards package which includes:
  • 401K Matching
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Work flexibility Programs
  • Parental Leave benefits

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.
Invesco's culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our people practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts follow all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
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