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Security & Information Risk Advisor (outside of IR35)

Up to £600 per day

Job description

Morgan Hunt is collaborating with a prominent Scottish public sector entity in the search for a skilled Security & Information Risk Advisor to join them on a 12-month contract.

We are seeking an accomplished Senior Security and Information Risk Advisor (SIRA) who can offer invaluable expertise in identifying, analysing, evaluating, and mitigating risks. This role encompasses the development, operation, maintenance, and enhancement of the organization's Information Security Management System (ISMS). The appointed individual will play a pivotal role in ensuring projects and services comply with RoS policies, relevant legislation, and international standards, while providing technical guidance to stakeholders. This involves effective communication with both technical and non-technical counterparts to clarify security standards, articulate threats, negotiate security enhancements, and conduct assurance activities across various environments, including on-premise and public cloud setups. Additionally, they will contribute to refining policies, processes, and controls, thereby bolstering security awareness and facilitating management reporting.

Ideal candidates will possess expertise in:

  • Risk identification, assessment, and management
  • Security assurance and control measurement
  • Developing ISMS and IT security documentation, including policies, standards, processes, procedures, and patterns
  • Conducting internal and third-party audits
  • Risk and threat modeling
  • Compliance and assurance activities
  • Business process analysis and alignment with industry practices and recognized control frameworks

Applicants should hold certifications such as:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer/Auditor of Management Systems (Information Security and Business Continuity)

CANDIDATES must have strong Public Sector/ Government experience

Role specifics:

  • Daily rate: £600
  • Contract duration: 12 months
  • On-site commitment: 1-2 days per week
  • Location: Glasgow or Edinburgh- Hybrid Working
  • Outside of IR35 regulations

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.

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