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Senior Information Security Manager - Risk Assurer

New Addington, Greater London, United Kingdom, £41,950 - £46,144 , Permanent

Posted: 24days ago


Senior Information Security Manager for the Home Office

Do you have a passion for information security, possessing a skillset in assurance and security accreditation, looking to take on a new challenge where you will be performing a key role within the Home Office Cyber Security unit? We would like to hear from you!

Why this role is important

We are currently in the most revolutionary and progressive era of the Home Office where our digital and technological structure is constantly developing. This role is required as part of a huge expansion in the Home Office\'s cyber capabilities. On a day to day basis the decisions you make have an impact on how the end users in the Home Office are equipped to do their jobs. This means your work will indirectly impact everyone in the UK.

Job Responsibilities

As a Senior Information Security Manager (Risk Assurer) you will develop security, risk management and compliance procedures. This will include the investigation of major breaches of security and the development of information security policies and procedures.

You will advise the auditing regime of critical national infrastructure services and ensure all access to data held on national systems is conducted in accordance with policies and procedures. You will review security audits and investigation reports into internal unauthorised activity on national systems and services. You will ensure that all risks are identified, understood and managed, utilising services provided by other Home Office Cyber Security personnel as required.

Skills Required / Essential Criteria

You\'ll have a demonstrable passion for information security, with the following skills or strong experience in:

developing security policy documentation, working in line with best practice principles for information security and risk management
developing technical knowledge in order to understand the security impacts of any changes, and applying yourself to manage these
absorbing potentially large amounts of conflicting information and using it to produce recommendations and solutions, leveraging analysis to enhance business performance
demonstrating strong stakeholder skills in order to communicate and influence colleagues around the impact of security issuesThe skills listed above are reflective of the Home Office DDaT Profession Skills and Competency Model (based on the industry standard SFIA framework). Please see below for the relevant Technical Skills required for your role:

Information Security (SCTY) - Level 4
Specialist Advice (TECH) - Level 4
Business Risk Management (BURM) - Level 4
Relationship Management (RLMT) - Level 4
Service Level Management (SLMO) - Level 2
Measurement (MEAS) - Level 3

Desirable Skills

Ideally you will also have the following skills or some experience in:

managing risk management and audit tools
diagnosing and devising innovative solutions for resolution activities
understanding of Lean, Agile and DevOps principles within a Product-centric delivery model
Desirable Qualifications

ITIL v3/v4 Foundation
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CiSMP)
ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Information Risk Management
What\'s on offer

As an employer of choice, the Home Office offers an extensive benefits package including:

A competitive salary package consisting of:
Croydon £41,950 - £46,144

*An additional initial allowance of £3000 is available for candidates who demonstrate strong skills & experience.

25 days annual leave (rising to 30 after 10 year\'s service in the Home Office) plus 1 additional day for the Queen\'s Birthday and 8 bank holidays
Market leading pension scheme
Learning and development tailored to your role
An environment with flexible working options to support work life balance
A culture encouraging inclusion and diversityApplying through this advert is an expression of interest and you will be given further onscreen instructions to complete your formal application form.

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Job Details

New Addington, Greater London, United Kingdom
£41,950 - £46,144