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Security Risk & Compliance Specialist

Job Title: Security Risk & Compliance Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
Salary: PAYE Daily Rate - Umbrella Company
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Ongoing
REF: SM/C/SRCS_1581535501
Contact Name: Salome Maybanks
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Security Risk & Compliance Specialist

Ongoing Contract

Maidenhead, Berkshire

Security Risk & Compliance Specialist - joining the Information Security team for a leading Mobile Network Operator, you will play a key role in developing and managing the security compliance programme.

As Security Risk & Compliance Specialist you will be assessing risk and compliance against established security standards - ISO27001, PCI-DSS and ND1643 Interconnect standard and supporting the Information Security Manager in driving the risk and security programme across the business. You will also be responsible for:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of the control frameworks to meet business and regulatory requirements (Legal, DPA, PCI etc), from concept to implementation e.g. controls design, testing regimes and risk treatment plans
  • Perform prioritised security risk and compliance reviews (internally, third parties and partners) to assess risks and vulnerabilities against established standards and legal & regulatory requirements
  • Monitor the progress of agreed recommendations
  • You will be responsible for delivering and reporting on the status of IT risk and audit recommendations raised as part of the security risk and compliance programme, including PEN Tests.

Essential Skills & Experience Required:

  • Significant, demonstrable, experience within information security
  • Experience of designing, managing and driving a security risk and compliance programme
  • Experience of proactively managing and driving business change through stakeholder engagement and management
  • Security Certification such as CISSP, CISM, PCI QSA, certified ISO27001 Lead Auditor or CISA ( Or Desire )
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently when needed, and as part of a high performing team
  • Strong communication skills, verbal, written and inter-personal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work on projects concurrently and under tight deadlines

If you are interested in this contract opportunity and have the required skills and experience, please submit your CV on line or email direct to

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