Temporary Information Assurance Officer – ICT Security

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Temporary Information Assurance Officer – ICT Security
Contract / Temporary

Bromley RQ643765

Posted: 4th August 2022 11:15
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  • Pay Rate:

    £18.67 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • BROMLEY, London,

    BR1 3UH

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Temporary Information Assurance Officer – ICT Security

Reference no: Bromley RQ643765

A temporary role to support the Principal Information Assurance to implement the program of work set out in the Security Improvement Report & Plan provided by the Department of Levelling Up, Housing (DLUHC) and Communities and provide general ongoing support to the Council for information security and incident response.

This will involve liaising with contracted IT service provider, ITHC company and representatives from Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities as well as other members of the Information Management and wider IT team as necessary.

  • Work with the Principal Information Assurance Officer to deliver the DLUHC Security Improvement Report & Plan
  • Work with the Principal Information Assurance Officer to monitor, maintain and promote security.
  • Assist with deployment and monitoring of a SIEM and mature its use
  • Assist with the creation of technical IT policies e.g. immutable backup / privileged access management
  • Assist with the development of incident response plans / Playbooks
  • Assist with IT Health Check action planning and remediation
  • Assist with information security aspects of data protection impact assessments.
  • Review output from vulnerability management tools such as Tenable/Nessus action planning and remediation
  • Participate in projects and workstreams across the business such as systems implementation.
  • Drafting and updating of policies and procedures
  • Assist the promotion of Information and cyber security


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Degree level education or sound Information Security and business experience ideally in the public sector
  2. Experience:
    1. A proven track record of working in information security and assurance
    2. Experience of working on the implementation of compliance and technology solutions, liaising with contractors or third-party suppliers
    3. Demonstrable experience of maintaining excellent relationships with senior managers and having negotiated solutions to problems.
    4. Involvement in the preparation, management and control of projects.
    5. Evidence of success in the delivery of quality services with an ability to achieve service improvements under the principles of best value.
  3. Knowledge:
    1. Knowledge and understanding of Information security best practices, and technologies that solves business problems, particularly within public sector organisations
    2. An understanding of program and project management methodologies and working knowledge of enterprise architecture frameworks.
    3. Good understanding of security standards such as ISO 27001, Cyber Essentials and NCSC best practice how the implementation affects the business.
    4. An understanding of Cloud App security including Office 365
  4. ICT Skills: Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and other software packages


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, 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. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

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

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
    1. Any relevant qualifications held or bein
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Temporary Information Assurance Officer – ICT Security
Client Category: Local Authority

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