Security Assurance Manager – Basingstoke – DV Cleared

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Security Assurance Manager (Contract)


Security Assurance Manager based Basingstoke role


Competitive day rate


6 month contract, likely to extend

Must currently hold live DV Clearance.

The Company:

A FTSE 500 company. In the UK some of their services include; IT consulting services, technology products, managed services, cloud-based solutions, and systems integration.


• The Security Assurance Manager (SAM) role sits within the Programme and works to the Chief Technology Officer, Service Delivery Manager and Programme Manager.

• The role has accountability to Support the delivery of Customer Authority assurance requirements for solutions.

• Primarily based at Basingstoke with attendance at CA meetings held at MOD Corsham and Swindon.

• Due to contractual obligations, the role holder must hold CESG Certified Professional (CCP) qualification in SIRA and preferably practitioner in one other.

• The SAM coordinates the effort, work and deliverables of the other IA Security architects.

• The SAM attends governance meetings to ensure compliance

• The SAM is involved in shaping Impact Assessment responses to ensure compliance

• The SAM generates, updates and reviews assurance documentation including RMADS, SyOPs, Security Targets, Local Security Instructions, Security Impact Assessments, Test Security Instructions.

Mandatory Skills:

• Senior CCP SIRA

• Hold second CCP practitioner role

• CTAS organisation, conduct and remedial work (CAMS) experience

• CHECK ITHC organisation, conduct and remedial work (CAMS) experience

• Deep understanding of HMG and MOD Information Assurance policies and architectural patterns

• Demonstrable Risk Management experience within HMG/MOD including writing, updating and reviewing RMADS, SyOPs and other security documentation (inc Security Targets, Security Impact Assessments)

Desirable Skills:

• Defence sector experience, including a good understanding of the constraints imposed by JSP440 and JSP604.

• ISO27001 Lead Auditor.

• Good verbal and written technical communications skills.

• Good problem solving and analytical skills

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