Temporary Audit & Compliance Officer – ICT Services

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Temporary Audit & Compliance Officer – ICT Services
Contract / Temporary

Brent 5208521

Posted: 17th June 2022 17:26
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  • Pay Rate:

    £19.56 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • SOUTHWARK, London,

    SE1 2QH

What's involved with this role:

Reference no: Brent 5208521

Basic DBS disclosure required

NB: Location details are correct!

To manage all audit and external compliance surveys required by partner Councils or 3rd party standards bodies.

To verify audit compliance with all partner Councils’ policies, relevant codes of practice and appropriate legislation including the Data Protection Act in all matters relating to network security.

To provide expert domain support for incidents and investigations into breaches of Council policy, relevant codes of practice and appropriate legislation, liaising with the relevant authorities and monitoring our platforms for information risk issues.


  • To implement and maintain the daily operation and implementation of IT cyber security across the Council’s networks.
  • To monitor, verify and audit compliance with best practice in network security including ISO27001, NCSC guidance and Public Services Network instructions on the Council’s network.
  • To enforce and improve existing standards across the council, reacting to national standards and where applicable write these new standards in to council policy.
  • To ensure the technical protection and security of data and technology assets.
  • Define and write the policy for 3rd party connection standards to the council network and systems. Review and augment the policy regularly.
  • To use and be responsible for security event management systems, intrusion prevention systems, vulnerability scanning tools and end point security systems.
  • To negotiate and agree the annual audit schedule for the three partner Councils and other external bodies.
  • To demonstrate compliance to Internal Audit and external regulators, leading on relevant audits and technical aspects of the Council’s Public Services Network Code of Connection, NHS Information Governance Toolkit and Payment Card Industry (PCI) submissions.
  • To provide extracts and reports required by customers using existing tools, such as Solarwinds Monitor, SCOM, Exchange logs / Powershell queries, Proofpoint and Forcepoint.


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

  1. Trained in and/or experienced in the operation of at least two security vendor’s A/I software, hardware or services or holding a relevant and current professional ICT security qualification
  2. Knowledge:
    1. Extensive knowledge of networking principles, practices and technologies and the ability to apply this knowledge in a practical environment to deliver high performance, reliable and secure services.
    2. Knowledge of and proven ability to work to standards including ITIL, Prince 2, ISO 27001, ISO 27002 Data Protection Act, General Data Protection Regulations and other legal and regulatory frameworks relevant to the position
  3. Experience:
    1. Extensive experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary ICT team in a large ITIL aligned organisation in a regulated industry, ideally a local authority.
    2. Technologies used to protect and secure the perimeter of the organisation A/I including firewalls and intrusion detection systems
  4. Skills & Abilities:
    1. Ability to transfer fundamental knowledge and experience from one technology to other technologies to gain a rapid understanding of its operation.
    2. Ability to work in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations while empathising with customers and responding sympathetically to circumstances.
    3. Ability to understand, assimilate, create and maintain effective documentation detailing precise, complex technical and operational information to a variety of audiences including other technical experts, senior officers and elected members.


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Other Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  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. *** Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. 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
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Job Ref: Brent 5208521
Temporary Audit & Compliance Officer – ICT Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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