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Risk Manager

Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, £ £ 51000.00-65000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Job Title: Risk Manager

Location: Flexible location (Bristol, Swindon, Reading or Oxford)

Salary: £51,000 - £65,000 depending on experience

Our client is a leading consultancy delivering specialist cyber security services to their customers. They are now looking for a Risk Manager living in the Bristol, Swindon, Reading or Oxford area to join their existing team. Please note that this is a home-based role but you will be required to travel and sometimes stay overnight when needed.

Please note due to the nature of this role you will have to undergo a high level of government security clearance therefore you must be prepared to go through the necessary checks. Anyone already DV Cleared would be the ideal candidate.


Risk Manager Responsibilities:
- Conduct and attend reviews against time & budgetary evidence & review KPIs.
- Risk assessment - support of the full risk lifecycle (risk identification; risk assessment; risk response & mitigation; risk and control monitoring and reporting including required management information). For all systems, projects and programmes, using the Governance Risk Management & Compliance (GRC) tool where required.
- Providing evidence to support the client in accurately understanding its current security maturity and assurance levels. Providing evidence to support the client in identifying and achieving its target security maturity level as efficiently as possible. To present strategic, tactical, process & delivery suggestions to improve the security of the client, including but not limited to increasing the security risk maturity level and supporting the successful rollout of the programme.

Risk Manager Applicant Requirements:
- The successful candidate must have a strong IT background and have experience in Cyber Security.
- Ideally you will hold a minimum of one of the following; ISO / IEC 27005 Certified ISMS Risk Management (CIS RM), CESG Certified Professional (CCP) Security and Information Risk Advisor (SIRA), CESG CCP Communications Security Officer, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certification in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP), Governance Risk & Compliance Professional (GRCP), CPP in Security Management (Certified Protection Professional) and PSP (Physical Security Professional).
- Good understanding of security issues, information security concepts and best practice.
- Ideally have experience of working with the MoD.
- Knowledge of industry standards for IT management and cyber security.
- Flexible and adaptable approach with a willingness to learn new skills.
- Full UK Driving Licence and flexible with regards to travel.

Risk Manager Benefits:
- £51,000 - £65,000 annual salary depending on experience.
- Monday to Friday 37 hours per week.
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
- Company pension, Healthcare & Life Insurance plan.
- Mobile plus laptop.
- Mileage allowance plus expenses.

NOTE - Our client encourages applications from candidates from both commercial and ex-military backgrounds; Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force and a proven background as a Cyber Security and been heavily involved with Risk Management.

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Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
£ £ 51000.00-65000.00 Annual Annual