Welcome to Shared Services Connected Ltd

Operational Security Manager

SSCL are looking for an Operational Security Manager for a unique opportunity to work in our existing IT team and act as a single point of contact and advocate for information security, data protection and Information security risk management across our IT services provided to customers across the UK.

You will also take on an advisory role, liaising with clients, as well as internal stakeholders and staff, to help them to ensure compliance with information security provisions or organisational processes.

So if you have a passion for Cyber and IT Security see below for more details and apply…

Who are we?
Established in 2013, SSCL (Shared Services Connected Limited), is a joint venture between Sopra Steria and the Cabinet Office.
We have an enviable track record in the design and delivery of large scale business support solutions including HR, Payroll, Finance, IT, Procurement and Administration for our long list of clients including The Department for Work and Pensions, Environment Agency Department for Education, Ministry of Justice, Met Police and the Home Office.

Key responsibilities:  

  • Be the ‘go to person’ in IT for all operational questions, concerns and issues on information security, data protection and cyber security.
  • Report and deliver Information Security & Cyber Risk Assurance activities based on analysis from Information Assurance team, customer contract, formulate and agree effective solutions to any identified shortfalls
  • Provide input to the continuous development and improvement of the risk review methodology and approach.
  • Manage all IT related security incidents alongside technical IT team, liaise with Central Departments and clients in response to breaches of information security
  • Monitor compliance with Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans.
  • Investigate and resolve (including future improvement recommendations) all IT security breaches and IT security incidents to manage exposure of our customers and to minimise the risk of repeat failures
  •  Review, Impact Access and provide internal approval of all IT system changes with GPDR, information security or data security impact from a security perspective.

Essential skills:  

  • Relevant Information Security and Cyber Risk technical experience, including knowledge and awareness of the regulatory and relevant legislation (e.g.: GDPR) requirements.
  • Ability to understand technological changes and identify security risks and issues
  • Proven knowledge and experience in Industry Standards, understanding of Security Risk Management frameworks, GDPR and Industry standards including the ISO/IEC 27000 series,
  • PCI DSS, NIST Cyber security Framework etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate and challenge at all levels.
  • Excellent organisation skills, including the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • It is essential that you currently hold, or are eligible to obtain, SC Clearance to work in this position

Desirable Skills:? 

  • Ideally you will possess the following recognised Information Security Certifications

CISSP and CISM or ISO27001 Lead Auditor

Reasons why you should apply to us

  • We’re big – really big. With that comes career growth opportunities - we offer excellent training,
    you’ll join a company where development and progression is actively encouraged and not just something we talk about
  • We have an enviable client list – we work with some of the biggest names out there
  • We ensure our working environment is supportive and collaborative, everyone has a voice and all opinions count?
  • Our goal is to disrupt the market, not just follow the status quo
  • Sustainability is really important to us, in fact we are within the top 1% of companies worldwide tackling climate change and managing our emissions

We embrace difference as a source of creativity, innovation and competitive advantage and welcome applications from people with a diverse variety of backgrounds and identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, to enable you to perform to the best of your ability, please let us know when completing your application.

Posted: 01/05/2020

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Hemel Hempstead,

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Shared Services Connected Ltd
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