Career Opportunities: Cyber Security Advisory Lead (16476)

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Summary Location: London/Chesterfield/Remote Grade: 3A Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits Contract type: Permanent What to expect As a Cyber Security Advisory Lead you will join us on our journey and undertake the highly visible role...


Location: London/Chesterfield/Remote
Grade: 3A
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Contract type: Permanent

What to expect

As a Cyber Security Advisory Lead you will join us on our journey and undertake the highly visible role responsible for managing and further developing the Post Office’s Cyber Security policies. 


Working closely alongside senior leaders in the Cloud and Security Governance teams and across the business, you will help implement the purpose and strategy. In addition, you will provide IT Security guidance for all IT related projects. You will bridge the gap between the business area CIOs and IT security helping to perform security control assessments, risk assessment draft exceptions and much more. 


You will be provided with the exciting opportunity to be the face of security, supporting and advocating information security design across the business and work closely with architecture, digital and delivery teams to ensure security by design is embedded across the business.

What we can do for you

Now,more than ever,we understand that attracting the right talent is pivotal in driving the positive change needed throughout our organisation. Beyond a competitive salary ,we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

•  27.5 days annual leave that increases with tenure  
•  Up to 18% on target bonus opportunity 
•  Car allowance 
•  Generous pension contribution 
•  Life assurance 
•  Income protection after 12 months service 
•  Full support from our employee assistance programme and access to our employee benefits platform  
•  Ever-evolving learning and development opportunities

Our commitment to embracing diversity extends beyond just words, we actively foster an inclusive workplace culture that values the unique perspectives and contributions from all colleagues. We hold that Equity,Diversity and Inclusion are not just vital but fundamental to our success and growth; Our priority lies in shaping a business that mirrors the diverse communities we reach truly making Post Office 'Everybody's Business'. We are an equal opportunity employer,we value and celebrate the differences among our people,ensuring that our practices reflect our dedication to inclusivity and equal representation for all. 

What you'll need to succeed


To be successful in this role you will be a Senior Cyber Security Advisory professional with experience of working within a forward-thinking technology function with the ability to converse effectively with technical and non-technical audiences. In addition, you will demonstrate a significant track record across the following Tech Stack:


  • Knowledge of best practice security frameworks such as; NIST, ISO 27001, CSA Cloud Security Alliance  NCSC and OWASP.
  • Worked within agile teams, delivering software incrementally, knowledge of CI\CD pipeline and technology to support from a DevSecOp perspective
  • Previous experience working in a similar assurance, advisory or architecture roles for HMG, Retail or Financial services 
  • Good knowledge and understanding of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS services.
  • Good knowledge and experience in managing and securing cloud solutions in AWS and Azure
  • Good knowledge of cyber risks, latest security trends and data protection
  • Prior experience in information security is essential
  • The ability to assimilate a wide range of information, make practical judgments and take   appropriate decisions based on that data

About Post Office

Post Office is an integral part of the community ,upheld by the dedication and service of our postmasters. In a world that is constantly evolving, we recognise the importance of adapting and growing. As we navigate the shifting landscapes of a digital age.Our commitment to evolving is stronger than ever,without losing the essence of personal touch that defines us.Our journey forward is one of reflection,learning and positive change.


Whilst there is much more work to be done,we're looking for people ready to think differently in tackling the challenges ahead-people who possess resilience and a deep sense of responsibility towards our postmasters and the communities they serve.This mission drives us,ensuring we remain focused on our purpose and strategic intent.If you are inspired by the prospect of making a meaningful difference and contributing to the future where the Post Office can stand as a model of renewed progress and integrity we want to hear from you.


Join us in our journey in making Post Office a business that belongs to and serves everyone,shaping a future legacy.