Information, Accreditation & Advisory Lead (SC Cleared)

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    London, England

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    £500.00 - £600.00 per day

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    Experis UK

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Information, Accreditation & Advisory Lead (SC Cleared), ISO27001, Information Management, DPA, FOI, Data Protection, Freedom of Information, Accreditation, Security Cleared, SC, Develop Vetting, Vetted, DV, Risk Management, Lead Auditor,

Our Central Government client based in London are recruiting for an Information, Accreditation & Advisory Lead. The role requires SC Security Clearance.

Information, Accreditation & Advisory within the wider Data & Information Governance and Policy team. This role will focus on managing and leading a team and providing guidance and direction in Information Accreditation and advisory.

The role

  • Manage a team delivering Information Assurance services for client staff and external contractors.
  • Support senior management in the delivery of an effective and efficient departmental service deputising where appropriate.
  • Manage projects, resources, programmes, planning activity or campaigns to ensure work is completed within agreed timescales/budgets and quality standards, in line with client policy.
  • Manage and oversee production of Risk Management Accreditation Documents (RMADS) for client's classified IT systems in accordance with the client Accreditation regime.
  • Provide advice and support to team members with regards to HMG Information Assurance issues.
  • Manage the quality, secure handling and dissemination of data/information and develop policy, reports and procedures and manage data systems across business areas.
  • Develop and build internal and external partner relations working collaboratively to foster good relations.
  • Work with government departments and attend working groups, government committees/ meetings (as required).
  • Manage the quality of service delivery, business and supplier performance, to ensure continuous improvement in service standards

Key Skills / Experience

  • Introduction to Information Security course.
  • DPA and FOI training.
  • Trained in Project/Programme management or equivalent.
  • Accreditation Concepts course.
  • Internal Auditors course.
  • Lead Auditors course.
  • ITPC Accreditor path.
  • In depth knowledge of the HMG Accreditation and Compliance regime.
  • Knowledge of ISO27001 and HMG Information Standards and Good Practice Guides
  • Good understanding of information management.
  • Interpersonal skills/customer service skills.
  • Planning and organisational skills.
  • Information technology skills including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Drafting/report writing skills.
  • Risk management.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Experience working in an Information Security or Information Assurance team.
  • Experience of managing projects and workload planning and reporting.
  • Proven experience of supervision or first line management.
  • Experienced in effective decision making.
  • Experience of analysing information from a range of sources