Information Security Compliance Officer

Job description

🚀  Who are we?

At Grip, we’re passionate about bringing professionals together to move markets forward faster. Our leading Market Engagement Platform for Event Organisers enables our clients to create Virtual, Hybrid, and Live event experiences in a single solution. Making it easier for event participants to connect, engage and do business.

Grip works with 12 out of 20 of the largest Event Organisers globally and is known for its leading AI-powered matchmaking engine, used to establish millions of valuable connections at thousands of events. As a multi-award-winning global leader in AI-powered tech, we pride ourselves on being real innovators in the event tech space.

Grip recently completed a $13M Series A funding round led by Kennet Partners, a well-known London-based VC Fund. Other investors at Grip include leading entrepreneurs Brent Hoberman (CEO and Founder at,, Founders Factory), Arnaud Massenet (Co-Founder at Net-a-Porter), and Jeremy Roche.

🚀 About the position:

Grip has facilitated the connection of over 5.5 million participants, culminating in billions of data points from some of the world's largest events. This strategic insight and expertise ensure Grip can deliver the event experiences that today's markets and industries demand.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technology Security professional to join us and help shape the delivery of ICT Security and Compliance in line with all associated legislation and recognized standards.

The ideal candidate will lead the regular assessment of the organisation and partner organisations whose ICT services they provide against mandatory ICT security standards and accreditation such as ISO, CIS, and PCI DSS requirements. The role will also include work involving Data Privacy, Data Protection and GDPR matters.

Job requirements

🚀  Experience and Skills:

  • Previous experience as an Information Security Officer
  • Experience with a broad range of recognised security standards including ISO 27001, NIST, CIS, SOC, PCI DSS
  • Independent with strong organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively to various levels in the organization

🚀  Core Responsibilities:

  • Drive our ICT certification journey
  • Support the business on RFPs to clients
  • Plan and use people and resources to ensure security and compliance initiatives run smoothly
  • Work with the business on overlapping compliance projects
  • Keep abreast of developing ICT topics, and helping the organization understand potential compliance or security problems
  • Act as the subject matter expert and provide guidance on GDPR, Data Protection and Privacy matters across the organization

🚀  We look for people that live by our values:

  • Growth Mindset - be curious, take ownership, and share knowledge freely and openly.

  • Be Nice - listen to understand, respect others and support your team members.

  • Transparency - Open and transparent communication, speak up about problems and be honest.

  • Can-do Attitude - Take ownership of your work and do what it takes to make it a success.

  • Value Focused - work smart, understand what drives KPIs, always keep our clients in mind.

🚀  Grip Benefits

  • Remote working possibilities (also post COVID-19)

  • 25 holiday days per annum

  • Opportunity to take lead in shaping an entire industry through AI

  • A world-class team of sales, marketing, operations and engineering

  • Rare opportunity to grow with the company and take the lead in shaping an entire industry’s use of technology

  • Kind, fun and ambitious company culture.