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Information Assurance Officer

Undisclosed Company
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Job Type

Job Title: Information Assurance Officer
Location: Ashton Vale, Bristol + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF57253

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Information Assurance Officer at our Ashton House site.

The role
As an Information Assurance Officer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. This is a challenging role where you will be responsible for providing a high level of professional Information Assurance (IA) support across the business.

Day-to-day, you'll be responsible for supporting the effective delivery of all day to day Information Assurance (IA) related matters ensuring key support functions are delivered in a smart, flexible and holistic manner to ensure the business continues to operate safely and securely as well as:

  • Supporting the implementation and development of the Information Security Management System (ISMS) for both ISO27001 and ISO28001 certification
  • Conducting internal and external auditing activity in support of maintaining the ISMS
  • Supporting the development of a supply chain due diligence programme of activity to identify and mitigate risk and impact of supplier/service/product use on data protection and IA requirements
  • Supporting the wider aspects of delivery of the security plan to ensure a holistic approach is taken in the protection of assets strategy
  • Maintaining all records and IA policy / process documentation in support of the ISMS and ISO continued certification
  • Fostering and promoting a key liaison role at all levels both within the business as well as key stakeholders within our external partners and contracting authorities

This role is full time, thirty-seven hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with two days in the office/onsite and three days working from home.

Essential experience of the Information Assurance Officer

  • Working knowledge HMG IA Standards, National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) IA Publications, and MOD JSP440
  • Experience of international standards including ISO27000, ISO28000 and NIST Cyber Security Framework
  • Providing customer facing ISO27k / ISO28k advice and guidance
  • A broad understanding of computer and network technical architecture
  • Ability to champion high performance and inspire others

Qualifications for the Information Assurance Officer

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or relevant experience
  • Hold Certified Information security Manager (CISM), Certified information systems security professional (CISSP) or similar high level qualification in Information Security
  • ISO27001 and ISO28001 Implementor / Assessor
  • UK driving licence

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Developed Vetting (DV) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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