Information Assurance Analyst

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Information Assurance Analyst
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00066310

Posted: 24th January 2023 15:09
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £650 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 2-3 months

  • London
What's involved with this role:

Interim Information Assurance Analyst  -Hybrid Working – PSR 1JP00066310

Pay Rate: Up to £650 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: Remote, but might be a need to travel for workshops to any HMT location (e.g. London)


An Information Assurance Analyst is needed on a contract basis. The contract is initially for 2-3 months, with potential to be extended for the right candidate.

Existing security clearance is not a prerequisite but will always help


  • Assurance management experience
  • Governance understanding
  • Flexibility to start ASAP
  • Awareness in cyber security and digital asset management
  • Information management skills
  • Assurance management experience
  • Understanding governance


What you’ll do:

  • Embedding Cyber Security and Information policies and strategies to ensure that all team data is held securely, only accessed by those authorised to view, and retained in line with government retention policies and procedures.
  • Embedding a second line assurance framework across system owners and information asset owners.
  • Improving the Agency’s understanding and utilisation of our core information repository InfoStore (SharePoint), monitoring compliance and providing remedial training where necessary.
  • Developing and implementing a training and knowledge sharing strategy to ensure all staff are aware of their data security responsibilities.
  • Providing advice and guidance to senior leaders regarding information security, supporting both the SIRO and DPO in the effective discharge of their duties, and to input into the SIRO management assurance flows.
  • Shaping and implementing clear and effective processes to provide regular and comprehensive assurance updates to the Business and Information Security Committee, SIRO and DPO, recommending corrective and/or remedial action where necessary.
  • Managing the team interface with the Information Commissioner’s Office, liaising as required on the handling and reporting of information security breaches, and the handling of Data Subject Access Requests.
  • Setting the standards for the team Information Asset Owners and System Owners roles, developing and implementing the necessary controls and assurance flows to actively monitor and assess legal compliance.


Who you are:

  • Certificate in Information Risk Management (PCIRM) and/or relevant experience – highly desirable or very strong experience
  • Experience in management information and cyber security.
  • Strong team player, with a proven ability to successfully work with others to delivery key cross-organisational projects.
  • Positive approach to problem solving and delivering outcomes, with the ability to exercise independent judgement.
  • Certificate in Information Risk Management (PCIRM) and/or relevant experience
  • The role is expected to be in scope of IR35 to be confirmed through CEST tool.

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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Information Assurance Analyst
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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