Senior Information Risk Assurance Consultant

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Job title Senior Information Risk Assurance Consultant
Ref CBS9JP00005293
Location Oldbury
Region South West
Company Magnox
Salary 437.50-490.00 GBP per day
Duration 12 Months
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Senior Information Risk Assurance Consultant – Site Office – Oldbury, Nr Bristol, but can be based at home, although travel to all 12 Nuclear sites will be required. – 12 months - £385.00 to £490.00 depending on experience - OUTSIDE IR35, – For a Scope of works please contact –

SQEP requirements for this role

Senior CCP SIRA/Architect, CISSP, Minimum of 5 years industry or HMG security experience

Development of Principle 7 SyAps entry for NSSP across 12 sites


The following skills are required:

Detailed understanding of, and experience in, IT security;

Good overall understanding of security management and assurance practices and processes, with hands on experience;

Ability to investigate aspects of IT systems and compare them to relevant standards (e.g. industry best practice and HMG SPF/JSP 440/List N);

Ability to identify solutions to resolve security gaps in systems and designs;

Significant experience of security processes and standards, in particular ISO27001 and NIST Frameworks;

Experience in working with stakeholders to capture requirements and formulate solutions;

Experience within security policy creation and related documentation, such as SyAPs Security assessment principles, HMG RMADS production knowledge and Commercial Best Practice;

Working knowledge of SPF and related HMG IS Standards;

High level knowledge of security audit and accreditation processes;

Appreciation of trends in IT security;

Experience with Cloud development and security requirements.

Job Description:

This vacancy is for a Senior Information Security (GRC) Officer with all-round information assurance security skills to join the Magnox Cyber Security and Information Assurance team. Travel to various Magnox sites required, however the Role will be based from one of the regional UK locations.

The successful candidate will be a Certified Information Systems Security consultant with a minimum of five years’ experience.

Desirable additional qualifications include CISM certification and IISP membership.

Successful candidate will be required to provide and take ownership of the Cyber/information Security element of the Compliance documents according to SyAPs, liaise with key internal and external stakeholders in order to uplift the document set ready and to achieve sign off.

This is an internal customer and external stakeholder facing role which requires mobility, the candidate must be able to drive and hold a suitable licence.

Candidates must have experience working in a virtual team and remotely prioritizing workload to meet client’s requirements.

In addition to the above, we are looking for the following attributes:

Strong interpersonal skills promoting customer and accreditor confidence;

Ability to work in a high-pressure team environment;

Ability to pick up and understand new technology;

Ability to present advice and guidance to senior client personnel and delivery teams using the

Microsoft suite of products;

Holds SC clearance.

Key Competencies:

Customer Focus:

Understands the importance of total customer care and is able to demonstrate the ability to build longer-term business relationships.

Has the ability to manage the customer's expectations whilst providing a high level of service delivery.

Commmnication Skills:

Able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, influencing the customer to achieve a desirable outcome.

Comes across openly, clear and assertive, whilst maintaining effective long-term relationships.


Able to build effective relationships at all organisational levels and plays an active part in the achievement of shared solutions and results.

Management and Leadership of direct reports to ensure any work is done to defined standards.

Decision Making:

Critically evaluates all available options and effectively executes conclusion to achieve desired result, working either independently or as part of the wider team.

Self Motivated and Resilient:

Demonstrates a high level of energy, enthusiasm and tenacity to achieve a positive result. Is a self-starter, overcomes obstacles and is driven to succeed.

Works well under pressure and to deadlines.

Planning & Organisation:

Applies a resourceful approach to work using time management skills and prioritising a complex workload.

Structured and methodical, yet able to adapt their style to maximise opportunities in the achievement of positive results.


One or more of the following certifications/qualifications:


Senior CCP SIRA/Architect


Minimum of 5 years industry or HMG security experience



Full membership of the IISP or other professional body

MSc in an IT related subject or relevant industry experience

Professional Accreditations/Certifications

Additional information about the process

Capita Resourcing is the strategic resourcing business within Capita plc. We are the chosen provider of agency workers and permanent recruitment for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) collaborative framework, across nuclear sites and offices UK wide.

NuclearWorks welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. NuclearWorks is a trading name of Capita Business Services Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business.

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