Business and Policy Architect
Ofgem works on behalf of energy consumers to ensure that every household and business in the UK can rely on a safe, affordable and environmentally sustainable energy supply.
What we do matters: making a difference to people's lives now, and for generations to come. We offer a diverse range of flexible working career opportunities: roles that are stimulating and rewarding. And it's important to us that we recruit from a wide range of professional and personal backgrounds - bringing different perspectives and experiences to our work.
This role is part of Ofgem's Cyber Security Directorate and will work on projects that are integral to the security of the country's critical national infrastructure. You'll provide expert advice and recommendations that helps to ensure architectural governance, execution of security strategy and implementation throughout the engineering lifecycle. In the constantly evolving world of cyber security, you will help to ensure that work programmes are prioritised in keeping with government goals and utilise new technologies, methodologies, approaches and systems. You will develop a detailed understanding of government strategic goals for the GB energy system and work to ensure that these aspirations are fulfilled through cyber enablement. You'll influence key engineering projects so that they are in keeping with architectural alignment and follow OES (Operators of Essential Services) security strategy and implementation protocols.
We expect that you will already have experience of engaging, advising and influencing at all levels and that you have a good knowledge of the oil, gas, and electricity industries. You should be a highly effective communicator (in writing and in person) who can offer expert knowledge in security issues and develop solutions to unprecedented issues or problems. You'll be professional certified in at least one of the following (or equivalent): CISSP, CISM or ISO 27001 lead implementer and be able to achieve and maintain SC (Security Check) clearance.
Ofgem is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment is decided on the basis of open and fair competition, merit and business need.
Ofgem can offer you a comprehensive benefits package, which includes:
- Up to 30 days' annual leave
- Excellent training and development opportunities
- The opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements, which include a valuable range of benefits
- Flexible working hours and family friendly policies
- Subsidised gym
- Interest free season ticket loan
- Rental deposit scheme
- Perkbox (staff discount scheme)
- Employee Wellbeing Programme.
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Closing date: 11.55pm on Monday 19 th October 2020.