Principal Cyber Security Consultant

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Closing date
10 Feb 2021

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Principal Cyber Security Consultant
Location flexible
Cavendish Nuclear

About the role

Here at Cavendish Nuclear we are looking to recruit an experienced Cyber Security Consultant to support our various projects within the nuclear industry. Cavendish Nuclear has a wide range of established customers across both defence and civil nuclear sectors and are well experienced in providing security consultation to established, high-risk facilities.
As a Principal Cyber Security Consultant, you will work closely with our clients to ensure they have a robust security management plan in place, advising on potential risks and consulting on best practise and improvement programmes. This is a true consultant role; you will be an expert in your area and have the gravitas to communicate with both internal and external stakeholders.

This is a highly rewarding position working within a market leading nuclear engineering organisation that will give you the opportunity to develop your skills and experience across a variety of nuclear projects. We support UK and international nuclear power stations with a range of services and strive to be best in class across our various contracts.

Role requirements

You will need to have extensive experience in a senior security management role, ideally in a nuclear environment and have the knowledge to advise on complex security projects. We would also like you to have all or some experience with the below duties;

  • Preparing and agreeing Security Case strategy including producing, verifying and approving analyses reports and documentation.
  • Co-ordinating production of the security submission including all specialist security input as well as supporting submissions through the various review and approval stages.
  • Producing, verifying, and approving technical Scopes of Work, assessing tender returns, then verifying/assessing and/or approving the outputs to ensure that the requirements of the design sub-contract are met.
  • Experience with bid reviews, designs and strategies including producing estimates.
  • Ability to grow and nurture customer relationships, identifying opportunities for development and representing the discipline to customers, regulatory and external bodies.
  • Providing input to development of processes and procedures that are pragmatic, proportionate, scalable and widely applicable.
  • Direct and relevant experience in Security Risk Management processes and methodologies.


  • Bachelor Honours Degree or equivalent in a IT or Cyber Security related discipline
  • Ideally a member of relevant professional body

What else do I need to know?

* All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance, which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.
* We are open to working location with an understanding that the consultant would need to visit clients and internal sites on a as required basis.

About Cavendish Nuclear

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK's leading nuclear services company, with a highly-skilled workforce and a growing international presence. Our people innovate to make nuclear safer, faster, at lower cost across all aspects of the nuclear energy lifecycle.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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