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British Standards vacancy

Assessor – 27001/Information Security
Regional – Commutable distance to London / North Yorkshire / West Midlands
Circa £45,000 plus company car and great benefits

Join our team and help our clients embed excellence every day. As the leading global business standards company BSI helps over 70,000 clients worldwide to improve their businesses. From business continuity to recycling waste, from medical devices to the exploration of space, we help businesses embed the habits of excellence so that they perform better, manage their risks more effectively and achieve sustainable growth and in doing so we touch the lives of many across the globe.

We currently have exciting opportunities to join us working as a 27001 Assessor.

About the role

As we continue to grow, we’re always looking for talented, client-focused people who understand the challenges businesses are facing, to join our 250-strong team of Assessors.
Join our team of Assessors to help businesses safeguard the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information, whether it’s written, spoken or electronic. With your help BSI’s customers can comply with tough industry specific requirements and put rigorous security measures in place to reinforce their reputation and secure new business.
You’ll achieve this by working closely with our clients to help them improve their performance by assessing their organization or products against ISO 27001. Our people will tell you that it’s a rewarding, challenging job and there’s never a dull day – each client is different, so each day and each assessment is different.

About you

In accordance with industry requirements you’ll have two years verified information security management exposure, with experience of applying information security ie. implementing/auditing ISO 27001, and four years practical experience of IT (this may include e-commerce applications such as; electronic banking, extranets and web based database services).

In addition, you will be educated to degree level, HNC/HND qualified or an equivalent professional qualification in a relevant subject and have a comprehensive knowledge of business processes and systems with a comprehensive knowledge of business processes and management systems.

We help our clients achieve best practice so that means you’ll need to have the ability to assimilate information quickly and have a keen eye for detail. You’ll be working constantly with clients and producing reports so excellent interpersonal skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills are essential. And of course, as our clients are based in a variety of locations a full driving licence is a must as travel is an essential part of the role which could include overnight stays.

What we offer

We offer a highly competitive starting salary and a business-expensed company car. We are offering 27 days annual leave with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days, company-paid private medical insurance, an excellent company-contributed pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your life-style. Review our full standard benefits HERE

In addition we would consider relocation assistance to a suitable candidate not currently living in a commutable distance to London. If this is you, please express this in a covering letter supporting your application.

About BSI

BSI (British Standards Institution) is the business standards company that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. Formed in 1901, BSI was the world’s first National Standards Body and a founding member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Over a century later it continues to facilitate business improvement across the globe by helping its clients drive performance, reduce risk and grow sustainably through the adoption of international management systems standards, many of which BSI originated. Famed for its marks of excellence including the instantly recognizable Kitemark®, BSI’s influence spans multiple sectors including aerospace, construction, energy, engineering, finance, healthcare, IT and retail. With over 70,000 clients in 150 countries, BSI is an organization whose standards inspire excellence across the globe.

BSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to diversity.

Closing date: May 1.


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