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Cyber Security Compliance Specialist

Employer
Hays.
Location
United Kingdom, Birmingham
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Jun 2021

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Cyber Security Compliance Specialist contract vacancy in large education establishment in Birmingham
£400 per day (within scope of IR35)

Hays Technology are working in partnership with a large public sector organisation in Birmingham to recruit a Cyber Security Compliance Specialist on a contract basis.

Would you like to play a key role in assessing and improving a large organisations security posture? We currently have a vacancy for a Cyber Security Compliance Manager to join an IT Department based in the centre of Birmingham.

Our client is seeking a strong influencer and excellent communicator with the ability to work effectively as part of a team and independently. Key to the role is having an inquisitive and innovative mind-set and being genuinely interested in cyber security and threat mitigation.

As a Cyber Security Compliance Specialist, you will be part of a small team reporting into the Head of Cyber Security. You will undertake a number of activities to support business wide Cyber security objectives and provide evidence-based assurance against internal standards and external contractual requirements.

You will also be responsible for creating, reviewing, and ensuring compliance with all IT policies. This role will provide you with broad exposure across the business, where you will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders. There will be a breadth of challenges within the role and a variety of tasks, where no two days are the same. This role could also lead to future opportunities within the team.

Your main responsibilities will involve:

• The creation and review of IT policies and providing assurance on compliance.

• Conducting assurance reviews, and producing readily accessible, interpretable, and actionable outputs.

• Supporting the development and implementation of a Cyber Security Framework.

• Collecting and analysing data to provide an accurate view of the cyber security position and compliance with applicable contractual obligations.

• Working with key stakeholders to monitor their cyber security improvement plans.

• Producing reports for both technical and non-technical audiences.

In order to apply, you must have the following skills and experience:

• Experience in writing and reviewing IT policies
• Understanding of Information Assurance and related activities
• Experience in conducting objective assurance reviews
• Knowledge of external Information Security standards and frameworks, such as: Cyber Essentials + and ISO 27001
• Broad experience in risk management and the application of risk management methodologies
• Information Security related degree or equivalent experience

Desirable:

• Experience in producing and testing IT cyber security incident management plans
• Relevant Cyber Security Qualifications including but not limited to:
o CompTIA - Security+
o Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
o Certificate Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP)

If you have the relevant experience and would like to apply, please submit your CV.


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