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Senior Information Security & Business Continuity Consultant

Parker Shaw

Posted on Jul 21, 2022 by Parker Shaw

London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

This role is Inside IR35

Location: various locations available including London, Manchester, Leeds office/Hybrid and WFH arrangements available. Candidate will be expected to work on site 2-3+ days a week.

Duration: 12 months

Position: Senior Information Security & Business Continuity Consultant

Clearance: You must be SC Eligible (Must have been in the UK for 5+ years)

Minimum Requirement as a Senior Information Security & Business Continuity Consultant:

  • MS Project, Excel, Powerpoint and Power BI is required for this role
  • Presentations skills including design and delivering presentation to senior and knowledgably audience
  • Technical background with experience using at least 3 of listed frameworks (please see the job spec)
  • Senior stakeholders engagement
  • Writing experience on senior level incl. writing business case, risk assessments, projects & programmes planning,
  • Data analysis experience and providing recommendations for the decision makers
  • Agile and waterfall experience
  • Extensive experience in information security, GDPR/DPA Implementation, cyber security and/or security audit/assurance

You will also be:

Delivery focused in fast paced environment:

  • A self-starter with excellent delivery record gained in large programme and project environment
  • Experienced in working in both waterfall and agile discipline and can demonstrate continuous development on delivering products, services and activities
  • Ability to develop plans, prioritise, creating roadmaps and maturing operational service/activities
  • Experienced in designing, developing options and architectures (eg security, service, business and or data architecture) in large programme or projects.
  • Proven record in embedding DPA compliance, using GDPR/DPA and frameworks such as the ICO Accountability Framework.
  • Proven track in using standards and frameworks in security and Business Continuity Management (eg ISO27001, IS022301, NCSC Cyber Assessment Framework)

Proven record in data and security risk management, including the development and production of (but not limited to):

  • Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)
  • Security Risk Assessments (SRA)
  • Mitigation/remediations plans
  • Risk Appetite/Tolerance statements
  • Records of Processing Activities (ROPA) - data mapping
  • Frameworks, policies, procedures, guidance and best practices in the topics of information management, GDPR/DPA and security

Proven business resilience/continuity and incident response & management products and process development, including (but not limited to):

  • Business Impact Assessment (BIA)
  • Business Continuity Plans (BCP)
  • Communication Strategy Plans
  • BCM Framework
  • Forming and/or running a Gold/Silver/Bronze Command functions
  • Policies, procedures, guidance and best practices in the topics of information management, DGPR/DPA and security
  • Proven working knowledge of Microsoft/AWS products, including SharePoint/Azure/O365, desirable: technical or architectural understanding of Ms cloud services
  • Experienced profession in writing with clear and concise reports, business cases/planning, target operating models, analysing and producing management information (eg statistics) for senior management reading purposes
  • Excellent communications, writes and presentation skills with the ability to communicate to senior stakeholders often at Board level roles
  • Ability to develop and run effective governance and working groups

Qualification: Holds an undergraduate and/or Master's degree in Information Security, Technology or Cyber related field; GDPR Practitioner Certified; CISSP; CISA, ISO27001 ISMS; Lead Auditor; SABSA; GIAC or equivalent.

The interview process: all candidates invited for the interview will be asked to prepare 5 min presentation on a subject provided by the client. This is to allow client to assess their presentation skills. The role sits on a SLT level and delivering engaging presentations will be on part of day-to-day tasks. Please make sure that you discuss this with all shortlisted candidates.

If you have the above skills then please apply for more information.

Reference: 1675613923

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