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Senior Cyber Security Consultant

Glasgow, City of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Senior Cyber Security Consultant


Salary: Up to £72,500 (plus 15% bonus, private healthcare)

Hybrid working

Help us create a better future, quicker

Scottish Power is embarking on a Cyber Security Transformation Programme. We're looking for a subject matter expert to manage the delivery Scottish Power's cyber security strategy across all Scottish Power businesses. The Senior Cyber Security Consultant will define and deliver programmes and initiatives aligning to our cyber security strategy.

What you'll be doing

As the Senior Cyber Security Consultant , you'll design the cyber security strategy, aligning it to our business objectives.

Looking at the current cyber security capabilities across Scottish Power, you'll identify gaps and manage initiatives across all our businesses to drive improvements.

You'll bridge the gap between technical and non-technical people, articulating complex risks, assessing emerging threats, and establishing strategies for delivering and enhancing security controls.

You'll define and deliver programmes and initiatives, continuously improving cyber security, championing staff development, encouraging learning, and identifying areas where capabilities need to be improved.

Collaboration is key within this role - working with colleagues across all Scottish Power businesses to build strong relationships, providing subject matter expertise in all aspects of cyber security.

You'll support the definition, delivery and implementation of programmes delivering compliance with regulatory requirements such as NIS, GDPR, ISO27001, SMART, etc.

What you'll bring
  • Highly specialised technical knowledge and experience of cyber security as evidenced by relevant industry qualifications (e.g. GICSP, GCIP, CISSP, CISM).
  • Specialised knowledge of the Network & Information Systems (NIS) regulation and how it is implemented in the UK energy sector.
  • Expert knowledge in cyber security frameworks and standards as well as a deep understanding of cyber security regulations as they apply to a UK energy supplier.
  • Specialist knowledge of assessing cyber security risks
  • Significant experience in assessing technical designs across multiple IT/OT disciplines and defining appropriate security controls.
  • Knowledge and understanding of cybersecurity threats and associated attack techniques.
  • Analysis and management of risks and cybersecurity controls. Standards and methodologies: ISO 27000, NIST, SANS CSC, etc.
  • Knowledge of application security and associated standards.

What's in it for you

As well as a competitive salary which is reviewed annually, you can also enjoy a number of other benefits. With our pension scheme, we'll double match your contribution up to a company contribution of 10%.

At ScottishPower, we believe it's the little things we do in life that make a big difference. From helping you look after your family's wellbeing, save for your future and take personal steps for climate action - our benefits are designed to help you do just that - so that you have everything you need to take care of your world - today and tomorrow. That's why our benefits include:
  • 36 days annual leave
  • Holiday purchase - perfect your work/life balance with extra annual leave
  • Share Incentive Plan and Sharesave Scheme
  • Payroll giving and charity matched funding
  • Technology Vouchers - save more and spread the cost of your technology purposes
  • Count us in - pledge to reduce carbon emissions and help fight climate change
  • Electric Vehicle Schemes - to help you transition to green/clean driving
  • Cycle to Work scheme and public transport season ticket loans
  • Options to purchase dental insurance, private medical insurance, health cash plan and annual health assessments
  • Life Assurance (4x salary)
  • Access to 'nudge' financial wellbeing support
  • Plus shopping, leisure, restaurant and gym discounts, and unique employee deals on travel insurance and more

Why ScottishPower

ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world's largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. With a commitment to generate all of our energy from renewable resources and a drive to create the energy infrastructure of the future, we're at the forefront of the journey to Net Zero and investing over £6m every working day to make this happen. With diverse opportunities across our businesses and a commitment to invest in our own internal talent, ScottishPower can offer people real career opportunities that meet personal and professional goals, in a global organisation.

Inclusion, diversity, and a social purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Together with our values, they bring us together into a stronger, more sustainable business with direct links to the communities we serve. It takes all kinds of people to build a large-scale business like ours, so whatever your background, you'll fit right in.

ScottishPower is committed to providing reasonable support or adjustments in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to


Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country. If/when required, the Company will support the employee with the necessary Immigration requirements.


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