UK Government Security Controller

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. Legal/Regulatory
Posting date:01 May, 2018
UK Government Security Controller - Newbury

About the role

Vodafone UK’s Corporate Security department is a highly effective telecommunications fraud and security department, comprising disparate specialist skills ranging from information security specialists to product security experts and from fully qualified crime investigators to network fraud analysts.
This role will be responsible for assuring Vodafone UK adheres to security policies and controls, and Enterprise customer contract security obligations, acting as the Security Authority for Government Security operational and project activities.  

Key Accountabilities:
  • Advise on security aspects of Public Sector contracts, review contracts and approve.
  • Own, monitor and ensure adherence to policies aligned to corporate security and to customer SALs. Produce impact assessments.
  • Investigate and report on adherence to security controls; work across Security Assurance, Security Operations, Government Security and Information Security functions.
  • Manage security incidents relating to assets, systems and contracts.
  • Manage and support external compliance reviews and audits.
  • Educate Vodafone on the importance of adhering to security policies and controls.
  • Manage protectively marked material course and content. 
  • Manage approvals for site-visits to secure environments.
Must have technical / professional qualifications: 
  • Knowledge and in-depth experience of implementing and assessing ISO27001 in Telco industry.
  • Knowledge of CAS(T) and PSN network would be an advantage.
  • Ability to read a situation/audience and respond accordingly.
  • Ability to influence junior and senior stakeholders is a necessary skill.
  • Experience in managing sensitive relationships with Government departments /compliance bodies would be an advantage
  • Must be able to think and act in the wider risk context rather than just “tick box” compliance.
  • Governance and process improvement knowledge/interest, including reporting using Excel and/or SharePoint.
  • Either SC/DV cleared or ability to become cleared as necessary.
  • Professional certification to 27001 lead auditor, CISM, CISSP, COBIT, CISA, CGEIT, or equivalent is expected.
  • Lengthy Telco security experience will be considered in place of qualification.
Corporate at Vodafone

Well – we work within the heart of our business, providing top notch support, expertise and guidance across our UK and Group operations. In a nutshell, we’ve been trailblazing the way to our next stage of digital growth. Here at Vodafone we’re always moving, always growing and adapting. It’s this attitude and approach that has allowed us to create a continuous culture of development – ensuring we’re always streets ahead of our competitors and continue to attract and secure the best talent around. 
What makes our corporate function a great place to work? It’s simple really.  We challenge the business to move forward, and in return can offer you no shortage of exciting projects designed to encourage growth and success. Hard work is valued and rewarded with us and we can offer you a world of opportunities for future development, and a culture that makes you truly proud to work here.
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