|Recruiter:||Actica Consulting Ltd|
|Listed on:||12th March|
|Salary Notes:||Negotiable + Biannual Bonus|
|Contact Name:||Actica Consulting|
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You will have the opportunity to undertake a variety of roles throughout the project lifecycle, working across a wide-ranging set of clients and leading edge technologies. This could include providing projects with advice and guidance on Information Assurance topics; contributing to the development of IA strategies, policies, guidance and awareness; planning and managing the delivery of a security work programme; defining security requirements; designing and implementing security architectures; or overseeing the secure development and accreditation of information systems. You will be required to explain information assurance concepts to non-technical stakeholders, and the rationale for the proposed information risk management decisions. The role may involve operating as part of a larger Actica team or working embedded within a customer team.
To complement the information assurance activities, you will be supported by others providing, and may also find yourself providing, high-value strategy, business analysis, technology and procurement consultancy to ensure any solution aligns with the organisation's business objectives. You will also be expected to provide authoritative advice on security aspects of likely future technology developments and routes to exploit these.
Your level of experience will determine the amount or responsibility given to you, as a result the role may require you to lead assignments and be responsible for supervising direct reports whilst ensuring the overall success of the engagement. The role involves producing high quality, formal deliverables and reviewing formal deliverables developed by others. Our position as a client side advisor means that this role requires significant stakeholder engagement, dealing directly with the client, including in resolving day-day issues involved in assignment delivery and developing follow-on opportunities, so excellent interpersonal and influencing skills are essential.
You will typically work on the client's site co-located with other project members, who may include the client's own staff, Actica team members and other suppliers. Due to the nature of customer side working, regular travel within the UK should be expected.
Due to the nature of customer side working, regular travel within the UK should be expected. The base office is in Guildford but you should expect to spend the majority of your time working on client sites.
You will have the opportunity to build a career in consulting, specialising in the application of information assurance and cyber security expertise to a wide range of business problems. We provide substantial training, including online, classroom and in-house course provision, leading to nationally recognised qualifications such as CCP, CISM, CISSP, CREST, ISO27001, SABSA and TOGAF certifications. We provide structured career development pathways to help you gain responsibility and influence.
Working either individually or as part of a larger Actica team, you will undertake a number of consultancy assignments that could include:
Qualifications and Experience
Our position as a client side advisor means that strong influencing and personal skills are essential. The fast moving nature of the ICT environment together with the need to resource multiple, ad-hoc assignments also require you to be intellectually agile, proactive and self-motivated - with the ability to apply a structured approach to often unfamiliar subject matter.
It is essential that you have the following qualifications and experience:
The following experience would be beneficial for the role:
It is desirable that candidates have experience of working on ICT based projects within the public and / or defence sectors.
Preference is given to candidates with, or studying for, a security based masters degree. Alternatively, a STEM based degree (2.1 or above).
Because of the nature of Actica's business, a wide and varied background is preferable and the demonstrable capability to adapt quickly to new developments is always required.
Candidates must be eligible and willing to gain UK Security Clearance to apply for this position.