Cyber Security Consultant

Full Time Basingstoke Hampshire IT Job Pro UK

Cyber Security Consultant Role – Home based with occasional travel.

As a Cyber Security Consultant, you will be responsible for providing expert cyber security technical advice, guidance and support.

Specific responsibilities include:

• Production of formal deliverables such as accreditation evidence, security policies and operating procedures (SyOPs), risk assessments, and security assurance management plans. As a consultant your role will involve significant stakeholder engagement, liaising directly with the client, and working to programme deadlines.

• Understanding, assessing and articulating business and information risk at a technical and business process level.

• Reviewing the effectiveness of existing security controls and proposing proportionate security improvements.

• Support business development by: developing and managing relationships with our clients; meeting with potential clients to understand their business challenges and developing proposals to meet their requirements.

Essential Skills & Experience:

• CISSP.

• Relevant experience in a cyber security related role.

• Experience of HMG and MoD Information assurance (IA) requirements: JSP440, JSP604, NCSC IA guidance.

• Experience of the MoD security accreditation lifecycle.

• Practical exposure to the development of system accreditation evidence within the MoD.

• Good understanding and working knowledge of Governance, Risk & Compliance.

• Knowledge of Industry standards and best practice for IT management and cyber security.

• Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

• Ability to work independently, manage own time and work to deadlines.

Desirable Skills & Experience:

• CCP SIRA.

• CISM.

• Previous experience as a MoD Security Assurance Coordinator.

• Chairing and participation in MoD Security Working Groups.

• Experience of supporting the design and delivery of operational military systems.

• Hands on experience using the MoD DART tool.

• Working with suppliers and assuring security in their equipment deliveries.

• Working on a HMG multi-national equipment delivery programme.

• Knowledge of HMG/MoD TEMPEST requirements and standards.

• Experience of scoping and assessing output from IT Health Checks/Vulnerability Assessments.

Candidates must be:

• Ideally SC or DV clearance – if not, willing to undergo government security clearance process.

• Eligible to work in the UK and have the appropriate right to work documents.

• Willing to travel 20% of the time

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