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  • UK, South West, Wiltshire, Corsham
  • to £450 per day (Within IR35)
  • Contract , 10 months
  • Full time
  • Industry: Government
  • Discipline: Compliance, SC Cleared, Information Security

Our Client is a major Defence authority working in science and technology. This contract with our defence client is inside IR35 with a daily pay rate of £450 umbrella. This role requires flexible working and you must be able to spend 2 days a week (or 2 days every fortnight if you live a bit further away) in Corsham.  


Job Description:  


The Post Holder will be required to work directly with Client projects and a variety of Client and Industry Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) within the organisation to deliver technical release readiness risk assessments. Their primary responsibility will be to confirm that specific implementation of any Client ICT, either new or legacy, has been fulfilled in accordance with JSP 604 and that they take account of national and departmental regulation.  


Some of the responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:  

• Engage with projects from the beginning.  

• Advise what they will need to do, to meet Client standards  

• Know and advise where to find them.  

• Engage with the rule owners (SMEs)  


• Demonstrable awareness of Programme / Project Management techniques.  

• Relevant experience in an appropriate technical sphere, ideally in Communications or Information Systems.  

• A resilient individual who takes ownership of their work to deliver the expected risk assessments. (Resilient, Responsible)  

• Organised and disciplined to ensure timely delivery of assurance cases, but able to adapt plans to meet the business priorities and problems encountered. (Organiser, Adaptable, Problem Solver, Disciplined)  

• Strong analytical skills based around a desire to understand the detail and anticipate any issues with customers solutions. (Analytical, Precise, Preventer)  




• Awareness of Risk Management practices and processes.  

• APMP  

• HNC / HND / Honours Degree in a Science / Technology / Engineering subject or equivalent experience  

• Understand the Business, Understand the Information / Data and Understand the Technology to deliver the required business outcomes aligned to the Defence Enterprise expectations.  

• IT experience preferably with background knowledge of IT systems within other Government Departments  

• Get to grips with technical aspect – does not need to be expert.  

• Experience application host environments  

• Migration apps into new environments.  

• Possible backgrounds  

o Done tech role in PM environment  

o Some architectural experience  

o Security assurance consultant  

o Service management role  

• Cloud hosting is a nice to have  

• Broad range for background.

  • Quote ref: 990034/56306

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