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Job Title - Risk and Assurance Manager - London / Milton Keynes


The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutions which protect and enhance the connected world. Everything we do creates a safer future.
We want to solve problems for our customers and by bringing together great minds, we can work together to make the world a safer place.

Role Summary

The Risk and Assurance Manager will work between London and Milton Keynes and will manage the accreditation effort on behalf of the end client in ensuring that accreditation runs efficiently and meets the need of the client.  They will also manage the risk assessment activity ensuring that risk relevant to the delivery of the service are identified and raised to the appropriate level. Manage the generation of the RMADs, and the Information Assurance audit programme and oversight of compliance measurement activity.

Key role duties and responsibilities

The specific roles and responsibilities include the following:
  • Manage the day-to-day risk management process and procedures in support of the SMI service.
  • Deliver the relevant Assurance documentation such that the support supplier systems achieve and maintain an assured status through the life of the contract.
  • Manage Information Assurance risk in accordance with Government and ISO 27001 guidance.
  • Managing the security assurance register of the client
  • Manage the assurance of Tower Providers ensuring that they deliver assurance evidence in accordance with extant Government policy and guidance issued by the client
  • Contribute to development of the client's assurance process ensuring that it is efficient and fit for purpose.
  • Support the development of client's IA policy that affects assurance activities.
  • Act as the Assurance and Risk subject matter expert providing advice and guidance to the suppliers and client as required.
  • Maintain the assurance Risk Register, providing monthly reports on the status of risk and risk mitigation.
  • Manage the IA audit programme in conjunction with the Security Controller ensuring that all relevant systems are subjected to an annual Information Technology Health Check.
Skills and experience required

  • Thorough understanding of the Government approach to managing IT risk and supporting documentation including CESG Good Practice Guides and National Cyber Security Centre NCSC IT security advice.
  • Experience of delivering Risk Management and Assurance evidence and accompanying document
  • Knowledge of the HMG security policies and guidance (e.g. Security Policy Framework (SPF), Information Assurance Standards and Good Practice Guides.
  • A broad understanding of the security technologies that can be deployed to protect classified equipment specifically relating to Information Assurance, including data administrative, procedural, personnel, technical security.
  • The ability to analyse new and forthcoming legislation or regulations for their impact on own or client organisations
  • Identifies need to change working practices in area of influence in response to new legislation or regulation
  • The ability to produce credible risk assessments for complex and unusual systems
  • The application of remedial action to findings from threat assessments, IT Health Checks and vulnerability testing tools into risk assessments
  • Clearly articulate risk assessments to non IA practitioners and understands how information risk management fits within wider risk management strategies
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with the ability to express complex security issues in business terms
Security Clearance is required for this vacancy. If you are not currently Security Cleared, you will need to be eligible for this and willing to go through the process. For more guidance on National Security Vetting please click here.

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence:
We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.  We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes.

Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our business means that we're constantly looking for the brightest talent to help us fulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we'll entrust you with responsibility; this means that you'll have client contact, variety and support from day one.

We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward you as you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more than just a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where your individual contribution makes a difference every day. Great minds deserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package.

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today's global marketplace requires an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.

Division Overview: UK Services
UK Services delivers IT Services and Consultancy to Applied Intelligence clients based primarily in the UK. We divide our clients into 3 market segments; National Security, Government and Enterprise Services. We differentiate ourselves through recognised expertise in Data, Security, Digital Media and Business Solutions.

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Job Title  —   Risk and Assurance Manager - London / Milton Keynes
Job Ref  —   49561
Employer  —   BAE Systems
Job Type  —   Full-Time
Industry/Job Sector  —   Accountancy
Banking, Insurance, Finance
Country  —   UK
City  —   London, Milton Keynes
Address  —  
Closing date of applications  —   28/07/2017
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