Senior Information Risk Advisor

Job Title: Senior Information Risk Advisor

Location: Hampshire/Remote (3 days per week on site)

Contract: 6 Months+

Rate: £700 per day inside ir35

SC security clearance is required or this role

Your role

I am looking for a Senior Information Risk Advisor to provide support to manage and deliver cyber risk activities across a global infrastructure service for a client of mine who are a leading IT systems integrator operating within the UK defence sector. Your role will involve:

  • Conduct formal risk assessments and develop a secure by design approach that supports the service.
  • Undertake security impact analysis of changes to the service.
  • Author Security Risk Impact Assessments (including amending review cycle comments).
  • Manage and maintain the Security Risk Register and the production of Residual Risk Statements.
  • Engagement with the Customer SMEs to agree acceptable risk levels across the service that remain within the agreed risk envelope.
  • Provide cyber risk advice to working groups.
  • Enable an effective relationship between the security team and the wider programme to support the delivery of the project obligations.

Your experience

  • Experience in information risk management with broad exposure to security architecture in public sector IT.
  • Knowledge of cyber security threats and exploitation methods.
  • Experience of common Risk Management Frameworks inc ISO27005, NIST RMF and their application.
  • Understanding of security control frameworks inc NIST CSF, 800-53, ISO 27002

If you are interested in this role or wish to apply, please feel free to reply to this avert or call me on 01737 821029 or 07766 512829