Security Assurance Manager - Basingstoke - DV Cleared

Security Assurance Manager (Contract)

  • Security Assurance Manger 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.