Information Security Consultant

Information Security Consultant

Job Title: Information Security Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: 894223_1515669413
Contact Name: Nick Haaker
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2018 11:16

Job Description

"Information Security Consultant"

My client is a High-End Engineering Consultancy that specialises in the Energy, Government and Defence sectors. They are currently looking to recruit an "Information Security Consultant" to take a key role within the organisation and work alongside the Senior Consultants to continue developing and delivering upon the business portfolio and being a key consultant within the Information Resilience / Cyber Security work across the Energy, HMG and Defence sectors.

This new role will suit qualified professionals who are looking for the next step in their career - the role relates to providing consultancy and we are looking for knowledgeable and conscientious individuals who are looking for a challenging role delivering real benefits to clients. You will work on assignments which vary in nature and size, and will be expected to contribute to managing project delivery and winning new business. Your key responsibilities will be:

*Providing security advice and guidance to clients in respect of their existing systems, technical refresh plans and new projects;
*Writing, reviewing and overseeing the production of system security policies and other documents to meet corporate or regulatory requirements;
*Identifying and establishing good security governance principles, procedures and documents appropriate to clients' business environments and priorities;
*Identifying and assessing information and system security risks and producing appropriate risk management and remediation plans.

You will work alongside senior consultants who will provide you with specialised training (and qualification/ certification support) in the areas of Information Assurance & Audit, GDPR, Cyber Security, ICS / SCADA Control Systems, Risk Management and an understanding of the CNI Cyber Security Strategy and landscape.

The business works using a consultant lead business development approach i.e. there is no separate sales team. It is expected all Consultants will help to create and develop business development opportunities, write and submit tenders, understand how to use frameworks to access opportunities and support each other with some consultants having stronger skills than others in this area helping to develop those less skilled or experienced.

The right individual will be joining a small practice that has great growth potential and is part of a larger company with a proven track record & management team committed to investing in the development of this practice.

You will be required to be flexible, working in a variety of locations as required i.e. offices, home or at our client sites.

In Return, you will be given the opportunity to grow alongside the practice, giving you real influencing power within the business to shape and guide the development of the practice. You will be encouraged to develop your own career by regularly attending key industry events and getting support for obtaining additional qualifications and memberships.

Skills and Experience

Understanding and experience of some of the following areas:

*Desirable: have one or more of these CISSP (Endorsed) / SSCP / CISM / CRISC / CAP / CPP / CIA / QIAL / IIA (diploma or advance diploma)/ISO27001 (auditor or implementer) or the willingness to achieve this with the support of the company
*Desirable: CCP certification (SIRA / Audit / Architect) or background experience to achieve it or the willingness to achieve this with the support of the company
*Principles of best practice under ISO27001, 27005, 22301, Cyber Essentials, Cyber Essentials Plus, IASME Governance, GDPR
*Governance, Risk, Audit and Compliance advice, implementation and assessment at business level (Cxx
*/ MD and below)
*Understanding of security by design
*HMG / CESG / UK MoD / Security Policy Framework (SPF)
*Broad knowledge and understand of IP Networking, Communications, Data links, ICS and SCADA.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including listening;
*Ability to present technical arguments with clarity for a range of technical and non-technical readerships and audiences;
*Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure while managing clients' expectations and delivering high quality work;
*Ability to work effectively on solo assignments, within multi-disciplinary teams and in a matrix organisation;
*Ambition to maintain and enhance personal technical and consultancy skills.
*Excellent communication, briefing, training and presentation skills.
*Flexible approach to working locations and tasks to meet customer needs.

Role:GRC / Information Security Consultant
Location:Warrington/ Bristol/ Gloucester/ Southampton/ Basingstoke/ South/ Hampshire/ Homebased
Salary:up to £55k base

Keywords: CCP, CESG, Certified, Risk, Nuclear, Energy, Power, IA, Cyber, Information Assurance, Cyber Security, Information Security, ISO27, GDPR, GRC, Consultant, HMG, Government, Defence, ICS, ICT, SCADA, MoD

This is a truly unique opportunity to develop your career and grow with the company; developing your skills and increasing your knowledge. You will be given the opportunity to define your own role and have senior level decision making power. You will work considering today's & tomorrow's threats, finding solutions, and helping the practice develop and grow the Cyber division.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.