CYBER SECURITY GOVERNANCE RISK AND ASSURANCE LEAD

  • Bangura Solutions
  • Remote (Exeter, UK)
  • 04/03/2024
Full time Data Engineering Business Intelligence Software Engineering Cybersecurity

Job Description

Role: Cyber Security Governance Risk and Assurance Lead

Contracting Authority: Government

Contract Length: 5 Months

Location: Remote/Exeter (once a month)

IR35: Inside

Pay Rate: £475 per day

Security Clearance: SC Clearance

An exciting opportunity has become available with our prestigious client who is a prominent government department. The client is seeking an experienced Cyber Security Governance Risk and Assurance Lead to join their welcoming team.

The Cyber Security Governance Risk and Assurance Lead Role:

  • Policy Development and Implementation: Lead the development, implementation, and communication of comprehensive cyber security policies, standards, and guidelines. Take a hands-on role in crafting policies that align with industry best practices (NIST CSF, NCSC CAF, CIS), legal requirements, and business needs.
  • Standards and Guidance: Establish and maintain a set of cyber security standards and guidance documents that provide clear direction for the implementation of security controls and measures
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand business needs and integrate cyber security policies seamlessly into operational processes. Provide expert guidance to various departments, fostering a culture of security awareness and compliance.
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging threats, and regulatory changes to continuously enhance and update cyber security policies and standards. Conduct regular assessments to identify gaps and opportunities for improvement in our cybersecurity posture.
  • Mentoring: Provide mentorship and training to junior risk managers in relation to developing robust cyber security policy sets.

What the Cyber Security Governance Risk and Assurance Lead will need:

  • Proven experience in leading the development and implementation of cybersecurity policies and standards
  • Strong technical background in cybersecurity with a hands-on approach to policy implementation
  • In-depth knowledge of industry regulations, best practices, and emerging threats
  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or equivalent are highly desirable

Minorities, women, LGBTQ+ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Interviews will take place next week, so please apply immediately to be considered for this exciting contract role or call Bangura Solutions to discuss this role further.