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Senior Information Risk Advisor

Job Title: Senior Information Risk Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Basingstoke
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 220006HV_1658557116
Contact Name: Amber Lowman
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Senior Information Risk Advisor

Basingstoke - Hybrid

*security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered*

Leading IT Services Provider in the defence sector require a skilled Senior Information Risk Advisor to join their team in Basingstoke

Your role

We are looking for a Senior Information Risk Advisor to provide support to manage and deliver cyber risk activities across a global infrastructure service. Your role will involve:

  • Conduct formal risk assessments and develop a secure by design approach that supports the service.
  • Undertake security impact analysis of changes to the service.
  • Author Security Risk Impact Assessments (including amending review cycle comments).
  • Manage and maintain the Security Risk Register and the production of Residual Risk Statements.
  • Engagement with the Customer SMEs to agree acceptable risk levels across the service that remain within the agreed risk envelope.
  • Provide cyber risk advice to working groups.
  • Enable an effective relationship between the security team and the wider programme to support the delivery of the project obligations.

Your experience

  • Experience in information risk management with broad exposure to security architecture in public sector IT.
  • Knowledge of cyber security threats and exploitation methods.
  • Experience of common Risk Management Frameworks inc ISO27005, NIST RMF and their application.
  • Understanding of security control frameworks inc NIST CSF, 800-53, ISO 27002
  • Hold minimum SV clearance.
  • Effective inter-personal skills.
  • Customer service orientated.
  • Ability to work alone whilst under pressure.
  • Enthusiastic team player with a proactive approach.

Please apply via this site in the first instance, or send a CV with a covering note to

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