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Senior Information Assurance Manager

Home Office Digital, Data and Technology -

Full-time (Permanent)
£41,600 - £48,792
Published on
7 September 2023
24 September 2023

**For full job description and salary please follow the "Apply" link.**


The Senior Cyber Security Assurance Manager identifies, understands and mitigates cyber-related risks. They identify and evaluate security risks to information, systems and processes owned by the organisation, and proactively provide appropriate advice, drawing on a wide variety of sources, to stakeholders across the organisation and at a variety of levels. They provide risk or service owners with advice to help them make well informed risk-based decisions.


🚨 Closing Date: Sunday 24th September 2023 


Please note this role is based in the office two days a week in Manchester or Croydon


🚀 What we offer 🚀




National £41,600 min £44,512 max. London £45,600 min £48,792 max. An additional annual allowance of up to £8,500 is available for candidates with exceptional skills & experience.


Alongside your salary Home Office contributes £11, 232 towards you being a member of the Civil Service Defined Benefit Pension scheme. Find out what benefits a Civil Service Pension provides.


🚨 Please find more information here - Benefits - Home Office Careers -


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🚨 What you'll bring... 🚨


You’ll have a demonstrable passion for Cyber Security, with the following skills or some experience in:


Strategy and architecture:

• Security and Privacy o Information Assurance (INAS) - Level 4

• Governance, Risk and Compliance 

o Risk Management (BURM)- Level 4 

o Audit (AUDT) - Level 4 

o Quality Assurance (QUAS) - Level 5

• Advice and Guidance o Specialist Advice (TECH) - Level 4


Relationships and Engagement

• Stakeholder Management 

o Stakeholder Relationship Management (RLMT) - Level 4


The skills listed above are reflective of the Home Office DDaT Profession Skills and Competency Model (based on the industry standard SFIA framework).


Please see below for the relevant skills required for your role:


  • Working in line with best practice principles for information security and risk management
  • Developing technical knowledge in order to understand the security impacts of any changes, and applying yourself to manage these
  • Absorbing potentially large amounts of conflicting information and using it to produce recommendations and solutions, leveraging analysis to enhance business performance
  • Demonstrating strong stakeholder skills in order to communicate and influence colleagues around the impact of security issues


📢 Please note for this role you will require a SC clearance. To meet national security vetting requirements, you will normally need to have been resident in the UK for at least 5 years and have the right to live and work in the UK without the need for sponsorship. 


💜 Some of the benefits our employees love 💜


  • A Civil Service pension with employer contribution rates of between 26.6% and 30.3%, depending upon salary.
  • Season ticket loans and rental deposit loans
  • Cycle to work and payroll giving
  • Employee discounts - including a huge number of retailers (via the Edenred platform), Microsoft Home Use programme and gym membership
  • A variety of staff recognition schemes including thank you vouchers
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including monthly mindfulness sessions
  • Staff support networks
  • Maternity, adoption or shared parental leave of up to 26 weeks full pay followed by 13 weeks of statutory pay and a further 13 weeks unpaid
  • Maternity and adoption support leave (paternity leave) of 2 weeks full pay
  • Up to 5 days paid leave for volunteering
  • Study leave and support for studying for a qualification or other accredited development relevant to your role


**For full job description and salary please follow the "Apply" link.**


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