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Cyber Security Officer

  • Job reference: 921269
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: HSE, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 15/11/2018

The purpose of this post is to assist the Information and Cyber Security Manager with the organisation of IT Security providing specialist technical advice on security reviews and investigations relating to IT issues, events and incidents as well as being responsible for IT security awareness training.


  • Batchelor degree in computer science, engineering or Information Technology or relevant experience
  • Demonstrates a track record of success, achievement and learning in career to date, adding value within relevant positions
  • Demonstrable understanding and experience of the ISO27000 standards and experience in delivering ISO27001 certification
  • Proven experience delivering Information Security within large scale delivery programs and projects at a senior management level
  • Up-to-date knowledge and experience of security compliance issues and risks
  • Demonstrable experience in the conduct of risk assessments and security audits in order to achieve and maintain compliance
  • Experience of devising or playing a key role in contributing to policies/procedures
  • Evidence of continuous professional development. Post Graduate degree preferred in Information Security or professional qualifications such as CISM, CISSP, ITIL, CCP
  • Strong verbal and written communication to include excellent documentation and presentation skills
  • Planning and prioritisation skills
  • Problem solving and solution focussed
  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours aligned to Horizon values: safety, courage, integrity, collaboration and inspiration
  • Ability to learn, adapt and thrive, delivering value in a changing and evolving organisation
  • Influential with good stakeholder management and relationship skills
  • Flexibility and mobility to undertake business travel as required


  • A blend of both government and commercial experience is beneficial
  • An understanding and some experience of wider security requirements within personnel and physical security is beneficial
  • Knowledge and experience of working within the HMG GSC
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of Nuclear Security regulations and standards including the HMG Security Policy Framework
  • Familiarity with IT and networking hardware, e.g. servers, switches, routers, storage arrays is preferred
  • Demonstrable understanding and experience of the Civil Nuclear Security Regulations and Standards
  • An understanding of the UK Civil Nuclear Industry
  • Member of a relevant institute
  • International experience

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