BT Group

Cyber Security & Information Assurance Manager

BT Group
Bristol, County of Bristol, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive with great benefits
28 Mar 2023
13 Apr 2023
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Security isn't always the first thing that comes to mind when you think of BT, but when it comes to keeping everyone safely connected, We Are The Protectors. We deal with thousands of cyber-attacks every day, so that millions of people can safely go about their daily lives and run their businesses. We deliver vital work at scale, with real breadth and impact. We connect for good.

This is an opportunity to play your part in protecting our company, our customers, and our communities from a cyber-attack. Be part of a growing dedicated Defence security team and get ready to make a difference by bringing your security consultancy experience onboard. You'll help shape our future, learning from those around you and from the outstanding training and development resources we offer. With the best technology at your fingertips, you'll be part of a friendly and flexible working environment where your contribution is always valued. Your future starts here.

What you'll do:
  • Provide security consultancy and assurance for multiple BT Defence customer contracts and future win business opportunities (existing and new)
  • Scope and assess security requirements to ensure deliverables are understood and comply to the relevant policy and standards
  • Bring bold, fresh thinking and innovative ideas to BT Defence 'futures' programme to help us win new business and deliver our customer's cyber security strategy
  • Ensure solutions, plans and resources are aligned to other BT teams and contracted stakeholders
  • Provide security advice and direction to defence stakeholders within BT and our external customer(s)
  • Manage risk relating to people, information, assets, revenue, and reputation, to ensure compliance with relevant security requirements
  • Support the delivery and maintenance of the security certification and accreditation
  • Be an ambassador for our company, our customers, and our team
You'll definitely:
  • Already hold or be capable of achieving and maintaining the required security clearance (SC as a minimum)
  • Have a proven track record in security and information risk management
  • Be a SME of technical, physical, procedural, personnel security management
  • Be experienced in working in major public industry sectors; Defence (MoD) and/or HM Government departments or agencies
  • Have some knowledge and experience of the following security standards - ISO27001, MoD JSP604, 440 & 490, NCSC
  • Be comfortable with ambiguity and helping to set direction and shape the future
  • Be experienced in communicating and influencing across all levels
  • Be excellent at stakeholder management and be able to work with (and provide security support to) peer SMEs from other disciplines
  • Be commercially aware and sensitive to balancing strategy, business, cost, and risk drivers
  • Use your initiative and be comfortable working with changing requirements and working to strict deadlines
  • Have excellent communication and leadership qualities
  • Be organised and able to multi-task
  • Have excellent attention to detail
You might even:
  • Understand and be familiar with Secure by Design principles
  • Have previous experience supporting bids and tenders
  • Have knowledge and experience of the NIST Cyber Security Framework
  • Have a NCSC Certified Cyber Professional (CCP) Information System Security Manager and/or Security & Information Risk Advisor certification or background
  • Have a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification or background
What's in it for you?
  • Competitive salary and on-target bonus plan
  • Flexible and smart working
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Competitive share options and pension scheme
  • Access to discounts on BT & EE products
  • 25 days annual leave (not including bank holidays)
  • 3 days paid volunteering a year
  • Location: UK, South West
  • Weekly Hours: 37.5
  • Salary: Level D
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Contract: Permanent
Why us?

Security isn't always the first thing that people think of with BT, but it is one of the fastest growing parts of our global organisation. We protect our networks from more than 6,500 cyber-attacks each day, invest over £40m in research each year and employ more than 3,000 people - which makes us the largest private cyber security employer in the UK. With incredible opportunities to learn, develop and grow your skills, we'll invest in you, nurture potential and shape your future - whatever your background or experience.

We are at the top of our game and this is your chance to join us. You'll be joining a global company operating at the forefront of the information age: BT employs 90,000 people in 180 countries. With huge scale, we're capable of achieving great things, striving to be personal, simple, and brilliant for our customers whilst creating an inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds can succeed. Diversity makes sense for us, for our customers and for our future. We value different perspectives, skills and experiences, and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Empowered, challenged, supported and rewarded, our people are the key to our success.

Play your part. Make a difference. We are the Protectors.

About BT

We've always been an organisation with purpose; we connect for good. You can trace this back to our beginning as pioneers of the world's first telecommunications company. At our heart we're a technology company with research and innovation in our bones and a desire to be personal, simple, and brilliant for our customers - those are the values we live by whilst also creating an inclusive working environment where people from all backgrounds can succeed. Our pursuit of progress over the past 180 years has established BT as a strong, successful brand, with huge scale capable of achieving great things. From supporting emergency services, hospitals, banks and keeping economies around the world online, safe and secure, to delivering large scale technology infrastructure like the creation of BT Sport. Today in this fast changing, always on, digital world our purpose remains true. Yet the market conditions, regulation and competition we face are tougher than ever before. So if you have the drive, optimism and resilience to help propel us forward we'll offer unrivalled personal development, a wealth of opportunities to learn, experience new things and pursue new careers. If that's you and what you're looking for, we'd love you to be part of our future.

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