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ISO270001 Cyber Consultant

  • Location: North West
  • Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
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Business Area

Capita ITPS Cyber Consulting

Role Title

Senior Cyber Security Consultant

Role Type

Team Member

Reports To

Service Delivery Director


The Capita Cyber Security Consultancy have extensive experience working with customers to define their acceptable level of Cyber Security Risk and helping them to implement steps to reduce their risk exposure where appropriate.

The Consultancy is ISO 27001 certified with consultants equipped to perform gap analysis and remediation for clients in alignment with these industry recognised quality standards. The Consultancy also sits within the larger ITPS business unit which is ISO 9001 certified.

Role Overview

Our Senior Cyber Security Consultants support the Service Delivery Director in the day to day delivery of Consultancy service lines. They provide management and provision of expert advice on, the selection, design, justification, implementation and operation of information security controls and management strategies to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability and relevant compliance of information systems to legislative, regulative and other client required standards
They will work cooperatively across functions and business units to share information, sales leads and ideas. As primary contact for allocated clients they will be empowered to make key decisions to bring about solutions and issue resolution.
The Senior Cyber Security Consultant will gain an excellent knowledge of their customers business needs and will be able to act as an advisor in achieving those goals both in the short and long term.

Role Responsibilities

  • The Senior Cyber Security Consultant will be responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of recognised consultancy service lines including (but not limited to):
    • Cyber resilience profiling;
    • Gap analysis risk assessment and treatment, auditing, implementation and other good practice consultancy for recognised cyber security standards including:
    • NCSC 10 Steps;
    • Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus (including technical assessment of client SAQ for client certification purposes;
    • ISO 270001, 22301 and 90001 management systems;
    • GDPR;
    • PCI-DSS;
    • NIST;
    • Public Sector Networks;
    • and NHS DSP etc.
  • Working in Private and Public sector clients both internally to other Capita businesses (with their own external clients) and directly with ITPS external clients.
  • Senior Cyber Consultants also have business development responsibilities with objectives aligned to the Service Delivery Director and Business Development Managers to aid growth of the practice.
  • Keeping up to date with latest industry threats and guidance and disseminating this across the wider team as appropriate
  • Identify development opportunities for individual and practice growth

Certification / Accreditation Required
  • SC Security Clearance or the ability to achieve this level (or higher) is required

Essential Training / Experience

The following essential training or experience is required for the role:
  • Extensive Cyber Security experience
  • Expertise in ISO-9001 and ISO270001 implementations, security risk assessment and gap analysis

Desired Training / Experience

The following training or experience is not essential to start the role but is expected to be achieved by the role holder in due course but in no particular order:
  • CISSP, CISM, CCP (in a recognised discipline (e.g. SIRA)


The key skills required for the role are:
  • Ability to deliver effective and efficient good practice cyber security solutions that meet client requirements
  • Ability to lead workshops and run presentations to both a technical and business audience
  • Ability to communicate with customers/suppliers/peers at all levels in a professional manner
  • Ability to prioritise effectively, within their own
  • Ability to use initiative and analytical skills to pragmatically solve problems and challenges
  • Ability to deal with escalations and remediate delivery challenges quickly and with a positive outcome


The key personal attributes required for the role are:
  • A highly flexible approach to work
  • Approachable and able to communicate clearly to an appropriate level of detail
  • Tolerant and adaptable to change in a fast-moving environment, copes under pressure
  • Persistent and resilient in seeing an issue through to resolution, is a completer-finisher
  • Able to see through confusion of problems and issues, consistent and straightforward in approach to people and situations alike
  • Methodical and logical approach to addressing customer needs, using innovative solutions and/or designs where appropriate
  • Commercially and Customer focussed
  • Willingness to make commitments and deliver upon those commitments, does not shy away from difficult work or challenges
  • Able to use creativity and development approaches to generate new ideas and put innovations into practice, clearly explaining all the pros and cons and risks of suggested ideas

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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