Security Assurance Manager - Government

Job Title: Security Assurance Manager - Government
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: £450 Per Day Umbrella - INSIDE IR35
Start Date: April 2018
Reference: JD/C/17615
Contact Name: Jackie Dean
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2018 15:22

Job Description

The Security Assurance Manager / Corporate Services Adviser leads a small mixed team of contractors and Civil Servants in the delivery and maintenance of the core requirements and services that ensure the safety and security of the department’s most important assets; it’s staff and the information they generate.


Records Management experience from either a private or central government organisation
Knowledge of the role of a Department Records Officer (DRO)
Knowledge of central government records practices and procedures
Experience with either (or both) of the government’s recognised IT operating platforms; O365 or Google (Drive/AODocs), and how best to exploit embedded records processes
Working with physical and ‘born digital’ records covering: Records lifecycle management, Accessioning to The National Archives, Retention schedules and how they are calculated
Awareness of the emerging General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on the public and private sectors
Knowledge and Information Management (KIM) experience
Working knowledge of the Public Records Act (1958)
Security experience of both physical and data security measures
Deep knowledge and experience of government security measures and how they are applied including: incident management, basic cyber awareness (including Phishing), vetting, education and awareness training
Knowledge of the Transforming Government Security Programme (TGSP) and the new ‘Cluster’ approach
Demonstrable ability educate both senior and junior staff in security awareness training; induction through to continuity.
Working knowledge of the Government Security Policy Framework (2014)
Experience of working with all levels of Government’s Security Classifications (OFFICIAL, SECRET & TOP SECRET)
Awareness of government vetting procedures and the newly established UK Security Vetting (UKSV) service

Highly Desirable - Working knowledge of the Data Protection Act (1998).

Role will be expected to lead on the management & execution of DCMS Subject Access Requests (SAR).

SC required for this role, but DV would be preferable (if there are candidates available now with this clearance). We are happy to consider candidates without clearance, but they will need to undergo SC clearance if they are offered this role.

CV Submission Deadline: Thursday 5th March 2018 @ 12.00

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