SC Information Security Officer - Gloucestershire £60,000

Morson International
£45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + + 5.5 car + bens
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This client a leading force in the nuclear sector are currently recruiting for an Information Security officer. This role plays a crucial role in supporting the development and implementation of this organisations contract security policies, procedures and processes in accordance with current regulation and legislation whilst also enabling the business. You will be liaising with external authorities and organisations to provide specialist advice on security reviews and investigations relating to Information Security issues, events and incidents, as well as assisting with Information Security awareness and training.

Main responsibilities:

  • Compliance with the Information Security requirements of the Nuclear Industries Security Regulations (NISR) 2003 (as amended).
  • Develop and contribute to producing Contract Security policies, processes and procedures.
  • Ensure that the organisations third party suppliers and delivery partners (hereafter referred to as 'Contractors') apply an acceptable level of protective security and are compliant with the requirements of NISR 2003.
  • Liaise with the organisations commercial team to ensure that Information Security are notified of all potential classified contracts / to educate on required security measures that need to be built into processes, procedures and ways of working.
  • Ensure that contractors are aware of their legal obligation for reporting any breach, or suspected breach of security in accordance with NISR 2003 Regulations 22.
  • Assist the Information & Cyber Security Manager with the organisation of Information Security within the organisation , liaise with external authorities and organisations, providing specialist advice on security audits, reviews and investigations relating to Information Security issues, and assist with Information Security awareness and training.


  • Relevant graduate degree (e.g Risk Management, or Information Technology (or relevant experience).
  • Membership of a relevant professional institution such as the Institute of Information Security Professionals.
  • Experience of delivering Information Security within large scale delivery programs and projects.
  • Demonstrable experience in carrying out risk assessments and security audits in order to achieve and maintain compliance, with up to date knowledge of security compliance issues.
  • Demonstrable understanding and experience of HMG security and ISO 27000 standards.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of Nuclear Security regulations and standards including the HMG Security Policy Framework & Government Security Classification.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development, Post Graduate degree preferred in Information Security or professional qualification such as CISM, CISSP, CESG CP.
  • Strong verbal and written communications to include excellent documentation and presentation skills.


  • An understanding of the UK civil nuclear industry.
  • Demonstrable understanding and experience of Civil Nuclear Security regulations and standards.
  • A blend of both government and commercial experience is beneficial.
  • An understanding and some experience of wider security requirements within personnel and physical security is beneficial.
  • International experience.
  • Member of relevant institute

Apply immediately. Interviews commencing late April