Security Consultant

Role description

We are looking for a Security Consultant to work externally with our defence clients, whilst also heading up our internal security operations at Envitia

We are looking for a Security Consultant to work externally with our defence clients, whilst also heading up our internal security operations at Envitia. You will be an SME in your area, highly autonomous, with excellent management skills and exceptional attention to detail.

Our delivery portfolio of work is ever-changing, but you can expect to work on a variety of projects across customers in the public sector (e.g. Environment Agency, Ministry of Defence), to support business development activities, and to contribute to the development of new service offerings, whilst ensuring Envitia maintain compliant to our commitments to our certifications.

Responsibilities include:

  • Understanding and identifying business risks (typical business drivers and cyber security threats)
  • Judge risk at a technical and business level and clearly articulate both verbally and in writing to key stakeholders internally and externally
  • Reviewing the effectiveness of controls and proposing proportionate security improvements
  • Lead the review of documentation, policies, and best practice to input into accreditation activities
  • To provide a focal point for the resolution of security and information risk matters
  • Conduct internal audits and risk assessments, options for mitigation, and assessment of compliance with control requirements
  • Work closely with business risk owners and other senior stakeholders to interpret the impact and assist in the understanding of risks
  • Manage security activities with appropriate planning in place and alignment with wider initiatives
  • Ownership of the security-specific solution design elements
  • To promote security awareness across the organisation

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Works with minimal-to-no supervision on large and complex security-related projects.
  • Self-driven and capable to navigate a complex technical and stakeholder landscape.
  • Ensures that appropriate MOD standards and industry best practices are identified and adhered to.
  • Experience managing and maintaining ISO accreditations (9001, 27001) and leading teams to successful adherence
  • Desirable to have experience with MOD Policies, including JSP604 – Network Joining Rules.

You will also have:

  • A willingness to travel to various customer sites around the UK and our HQ or satellite offices


  • Competitive Base salary reviewed quarterly throughout the year
  • Bonuses, driven by business performance (work as a team, win as a team?!)
  • Promotion in correlation with business growth – you grow as we grow
  • Learning and development support (training days, exam funding, and professional memberships)
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies (such as Maternity and Paternity leave)
  • Enhanced Employer Pension Contributions
  • Subsidised Monthly Gym Membership
  • Life Assurance 4 x your annual salary
  • BUPA Private Healthcare scheme
  • Employee Benefits Platform – Perkbox subscription
  • Birthday off (in addition to 25 days holiday)

Recruitment Process:

1. A introductory call with our HR Team (c. 20 mins)

2. An interview with a member of our leadership team (1h00m – 1h30m)

Security Clearance Requirements

Many of our public sector customers require UK Security Clearance as a mandated requirement. You’ll need to provide proof of identity, employment history and right to work in the UK, along with proof of UK residency, for at least five years

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