Senior Cyber Security Consultant – Defence and Security

VIMA Group is an innovative and forward-thinking management consultancy that delivers professional services to its clients in the Defence and Security sectors.
  • Full-time · Mid-Senior level
  • Bristol (Hybrid)
  • Closing Date 16/12

Based in Bristol, Portsmouth, and London, VIMA Group is an innovative and forward-thinking management consultancy that delivers professional services to its clients in the Defence and Security sectors. VIMA Group specialises in delivering P3M (Project, Programme & Portfolio Management), Project Controls, Procurement, Data Management, Learning and Development, Cyber Resilience and Business Analysis.

We add most value delivering these capabilities within the context of Digital Transformation. We work in partnership with our clients to implement transformation by providing the right blend of skills, expertise, and essential soft skills. We enable real and sustained change through established methodologies and bespoke application to our client’s environment.

What do we look for in a Senior Cyber Security Consultant?

As a Senior Cyber Security Consultant you will have worked in a defence, security or consultancy environment. You will be leading the delivery of complex client projects acting as the contract manager and capable of leading a VIMA delivery team, line managing, training and mentoring other, more junior, staff.

As a Senior Cyber Security Consultant you will have the ability to demonstrate knowledge of the following:

  • Cyber strategy and transformation programmes or security change initiatives.
  • Cyber governance, risk management and compliance.
  • Third party cyber risk management and assessment.
  • Security standards/frameworks eg ISO 27001, NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
  • Working knowledge of HMG Good Practice Guides, Information Assurance Policies and the Security Policy Framework.
  • Have experience with MOD security processes and practices (JSP 440, JSP 604, DCPP).

Ideally, you will hold professional information security certification eg CISSP, CISM, CCP.

What does it take to work at VIMA Group?

As a VIMA Group Senior Consultant you will act in client facing delivery and advisory roles helping our clients solve complicated problems, deliver complex change initiatives, and improve business performance. Working as part of multi-disciplined teams across our large public sector clients you are trusted to use your own brand of analytical skills and experience to solve complex problems and find sustainable solutions to our client’s challenges. This often involves managing multiple stakeholders and you will need to use excellent written and verbal communication skills to ensure that we continue to transfer our knowledge and provide enduring value to our clients.

You will add value to the business through leading the development of our capabilities, recognising opportunities for business improvement initiatives and driving them through to realisation, winning new business and adding to our trusting and flexible culture through developing yourself and other staff.

What can we offer in return?

VIMA Group offer a work culture like no other in defence and security. Whilst we maintain outstanding professional standards at all times we also offer all our staff a trusting, flexible and supportive place to work. We will do as much as we can to help accommodate whatever is important to you, be it your growing family, managing your local sports team or leading the way in your chosen field. This is reflected in our raft of benefits available to all our staff.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer all the following benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays.
  • Private Medical Insurance – with flexible cover options.
  • 5 x Salary Life Assurance.
  • Health cash plan – with flexible cover options.
  • Professional training at our own learning and development centre.
  • Cycle to Work.
  • Perks at Work.
  • Contributory company pension.
  • Discretionary annual bonus.
  • Holiday trading Scheme.
  • Electric Car Scheme.

A word on UK Security Clearance

Due to the secure nature of the position, you must have, or be eligible to obtain, UK SC or DV Security Clearance.

More details relating to UK Security Clearance can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance.

What to do next?

If you are interested in the above, please apply using the link provided.

To find out more about the vacancy or VIMA Group, please contact George Cumersdale on 07375 627063 or email george.cumersdale@vima-group.co.uk.

VIMA group recognises the benefits of Reserve service to Country, Company and individual. VIMA Group have HR Policies to support Reservists and actively encourages them to apply.

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To find out more about the vacancy or VIMA Group, please contact Ben.
Head of Recruitment