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Security Assurance Co-ordinator - Project Management - Defence

£55,000-£65,000 + benefits
Closing date
8 Oct 2021
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Who are we?

We are an NCSC accredited consultancy specialising in Cyber, Risk and Intelligence. We help high performing clients achieve their objectives through deep technical expertise and the ability to think differently about problems.

What will the Security Assurance Co-ordinator be doing?

The Security Assurance Co-ordinator is the focal point for all Security Assurance within a project or programme. They assess and evidence effectiveness of security controls to provide confidence that threats facing Defence are adequately addressed.

A series of checks and balances must be managed and monitored, supported by production of a formal document set. These must be maintained in accordance with policy and standards with at least an annual review to maintain accreditation.

The Security Assurance Co-ordinator must have a sound technical understanding of electronic security measures and how such systems employ any cryptographic security measures that may be implemented into the solution. They should have a good working knowledge of configuration management practices for Information Systems and must be aware of the principles of Risk Management.


  • Analysis of current status of the systems and ensure the production of a fit for purpose.
  • Monitor the process of security assurance to achieve accreditation through the life of the service or system, ensuring that risk is appropriately managed.
  • Ensure that security activity and deliverables are represented and resourced in the project/programme plan through-life.
  • Any changes to the target of accreditation, security activity and deliverables under configuration management and significant security changes are to be presented for approval and reviewed regularly.
  • Chair meetings to ensure appropriate stakeholders are informed of decisions, support the review of formal documented minutes as produced by the Project.
  • Ensure that the project/programme governance is in place including identified key security roles and appropriate escalation routes for risks and issues.
  • Produce and maintain a security risk register to capture security associated risks and/ or issues affecting project/programme delivery to support risk mitigation.
  • Ensure that relevant security policy is correctly applied

Developed Vetting is required for this role.


  • Competitive salary: £55,000 +
  • Excellent benefits package:
    • £5,000 p.a. professional development
    • BUPA Healthcare
    • Wellbeing Package
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