The Information Management & Information Technology (IM&IT) function is an exciting and diverse function that employs professionals from information management, information technology, information assurance and cyber security to management information and statisticians.
We act as the 'digital partner' to DE&S, helping the whole organisation to embed new business processes, tools and technology while at the same time keeping us legal and our information protected.
The DE&S team is seeking an Information Assurance professional to lead, coordinate and assure all activities across logistics applications.
The role within Information Assurance is pivotal to ensuring that our data is stored, provided with the appropriate level of security and retrievable in the shortest possible timescale.
As an integral part of the team, you will advise senior colleagues and liaise with stakeholders on complex and contentious matters in your subject area.
Lead across various Logistic Applications Managers and other stakeholders to ensure high quality work is delivered that meets the needs of the business and required Information Assurance standards.
Provide expert advice and guidance in supporting the delivery of Information Assurance strategy, policy and solutions relevant to specialist area.
Provide expert advice and guidance in supporting the delivery of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning.
Lead the testing of relevant controls on the implementation of any system, platform or infrastructure to ensure alignment with security architecture and policy.
Undertake information assurance reviews and lead audits and provide management information on reviews, both internally and externally with Industry Partners, presenting the findings across stakeholder groups.
Lead the development and delivery of the accreditation activity within projects, acting as a Security & Information Risk Advisor.
Review business processes, identify improvements, assess feasibility and recommend new approaches where appropriate and share in the community.
Manage the controls to ensure Information Management activities is managed in accordance regulatory and relevant legislation.
Be an active part of the Information Assurance community.
Recruit, train and develop Information Assurance Analysts to build capability within the Function.
Fulfil Primary Delivery Manager responsibilities for your direct reports.
Perform FDO role to improve capability within the function and participate in other function improvement activities.
What you will be assessed against:
To be found successful you must demonstrate the following essential criteria:
Relevant qualification or experience of Information Assurance in a large organisation.
Degree in an IT related area or relevant experience
Working towards membership of relevant Professional body, e.g Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP).
It would benefit your application should you be able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria:
Awareness of MOD or Defence IA processes would be beneficial
If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following technical competencies:
If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following behaviours:
Communicating and influencing
Seeing the big picture
Whats in it for you:
You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.
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