DV Cleared Security Assurance Coordinator - Corsham

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6 months
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DV Cleared Security Assurance Coordinator required for a Corsham based Defence project.

The role is to accord with the Government-mandated Accreditation process, where the intention is to field an Information & Communications Technology (ICT) system to process protectively marked or business critical information, a project or business team will invite the assistance of an expert Information Assurance (IA) advisor. Within MOD projects the accreditation process should be facilitated by a Security Assurance Coordinator (SAC). The SAC provides the vital interface between the Accreditor, the supplier, the project team and the end user community, ensuring that all aspects of security are delivered throughout the project life cycle.

The employment of the SAC enables project managers to oversee the wider issues of the project; project costs, delivery dates, user satisfaction, etc., without having to worry about liaison with security regulators (Accreditors), production of security documents, changes to security policies, and an endless list of tasks or fact-finding processes that could otherwise be performed by the SAC.

The SAC monitors and reports to the Accreditor, Information Asset Owner and Project Management Team on all security matters relating to the project. They will attend all security meetings and may chair them on behalf of the Project Manager.

The primary tasks of the SAC are to:

*Ensure that security stakeholders roles required for the project have been identified, are aware of their responsibilities in fulfilling the role, and are suitably briefed;
*Coordinate, consider, witness, manage and report on all security requirements for the project, ensuring they are completed professionally, efficiently and to schedule, and that they are fit for purpose and compliant with relevant policy and legislation;
*Ensure all appropriate actions are taken to achieve accreditation;
*Provide advice on security policy covering both policy that is already in place eg, HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF), Departmental Policy (JSP440), IEC/ISO 27001 controls and the creation of new security-related documents for the project, such as a RMADS), relevant legislation (eg Data Protection Act, Freedom of Information Act), technical solutions, risk management and IA;
*Ensure all cryptographic requirements are met;
*Monitor and report on project security requirements and issues as they arise, reporting unresolved issues to the IAO, Accreditor, Project Manager and supplier (where necessary);
*Organise the project security meetings and chair them on behalf of the Project Manager, if required;
*Be responsible for the production of all security deliverables (eg, security documentation, testing witness reports) and ensuring they are fit for purpose and delivered on schedule; and
*Create, update and manage the Security Risk Register and ensure it is reviewed at the security meetings

DV Clearance will need to be held, prior to work beginning.

In return:

*£650pd (Outside of IR35)
*6 month initial contract (Likely to extend)
*Remote working presently with a base location of Corsham (Flexible working negotiable)
If you closely match the skills and experience required and would Like to be considered for this role, please respond to this advert OR send an up to date CV to: (see below)

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