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Policy Specialist (Security Frameworks Policies)

Alexander Mann Solutions (on behalf of Public Sector Resourcing
Hybrid – East Kilbride or London 2 days per week
Closing date
20 Mar 2024

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Policy Specialist (Security Frameworks Policies) - Inside IR35
Contract Term: 6 months
Contracting Authority: The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
Location: Hybrid – East Kilbride or London 2 days per week.

Joining the Rosa Security Group as Policy Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in helping the organisation maintain a level of control that underpins everything we do. You will be responsible for the development, review, and maintenance of our security policies, collaborating with colleagues across the whole service organisation to ensure policies are fit for purpose and driving the right behaviours. You will also supervise on security awareness, using a range of creative and innovative techniques to help people remain consciously aware of both security risks and the importance of policy compliance.
This role sits within the Information Security Team, where you will get exposure to a wide range of information security knowledge and expertise that will be helpful in delivering your work. Equally your own knowledge and expertise will be sought after by colleagues working on other security priorities.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be a part of a growing team in a modern and flexible working environment. This is a valued and exciting role for an experienced, enthusiastic, and driven individual looking for an opportunity to have a material impact on a security focused organisation at the heart of government.

As a Policy Specialist your main responsibilities will be to: 
•    Own, develop and maintain the organisation’s policy framework.
•    Coordinate the development, approval, and maintenance of well written, understandable and unambiguous security policies.
•    Work collaboratively across the organisation, building trusted relationships that facilitate the flow of information to and from technical specialists.
•    Produce high quality, timely, and robust analysis of policy options leading to evidence based recommendations.
•    Support Information Security colleagues, and the wider Security Group by contributing knowledge and expertise and seeking out opportunities to add value to team development and collective success.
•    Offer guidance on security policy.
•    Identify suitable monitoring methods and metrics to help measure compliance.

You’ll have essential skills in:
•    SC/DV Clearance is an essential requirement for this role, as a minimum you must be eligible and willing to undergo these checks
•    A team-player with experience in the end-to-end policy process.
•    Experience of producing high quality, accurate and precise written work, ideally in a policy or related compliance discipline context.
•    Experience of successful collaboration with a broad range of stakeholders in a business context.
•    Experience of operating in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment to provide policy advice and briefing to seniors.
•    Knowledge of how to deliver oral and written information effectively.
•    Monitoring/measuring policy compliance.

If this role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply or get in touch with 

Disability confident 
As a member of the disability confident scheme, FCDO guarantees to interview all candidates who have a disability and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of candidates who have a disability who meet all the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group. 
If you qualify for the above, please notify us on 
We will be in touch to discuss your suitability and arrange your Guaranteed Interview.
Should you require reasonable adjustments at any point during the recruitment process or if there is a more accessible way for us to communicate, please do let me know.

In applying for this role, you acknowledge the following, this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different.

Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.

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