Cyber Security Compliance Specialist

Location:
England
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Cyber Security
Job reference:
DC721_1623170811
Posted:
12 days ago

Cyber Security Compliance Specialist

Experis are currently recruiting for a Cyber Security Compliance Specialist for a Higher Education organisation based in the Midlands. The successful contractor will undertake a number of activities to support business wide Cyber security objectives and provide evidence-based assurance against internal standards and external contractual requirements. You will be responsible for creating, reviewing, and ensuring compliance with all IT policies.

Responsibilities

  • The creation and review of IT policies and providing assurance on compliance
  • Conducting assurance reviews, and producing readily accessible, interpretable, and actionable outputs.
  • Supporting the development and implementation of a Cyber Security Framework.
  • Collecting and analysing data to provide an accurate view of the cyber security position and compliance with applicable contractual obligations.
  • Working with key stakeholders to monitor their cyber security improvement plans.
  • Producing reports for both technical and non-technical audiences

Skills & Qualifications

Essential:

  • Experience in writing and reviewing IT policies
  • Understanding of Information Assurance and related activities
  • Experience in conducting objective assurance reviews
  • Knowledge of external Information Security standards and frameworks, such as: Cyber Essentials + and ISO 27001
  • Broad experience in risk management and the application of risk management methodologies
  • Information Security related degree or equivalent experience

Desirable:

Experience in producing and testing IT cyber security incident management plans

Relevant Cyber Security Qualifications including but not limited to:

  • CompTIA - Security+
  • Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
  • Certificate Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP)

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