IT Security and Compliance Manager (CTPSE)

Security and Compliance
Near M4 Junction 12
£43,185 plus 5% on call allowance
Full Time

Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE) is a collaboration of the five South East police forces, and works with the UK Intelligence community to help protect the public and our national security by preventing. Deterring and investigation terrorist activity.

Acting as a single point of contact for CTP SE Information Communication technology (ICT) security issues, you will advise on ICT Security matters and co-ordinate ICT security. You will ensure the effective implementation of ICT Security policy across CTP SE. Act as SPOC for all data breaches (GDPR), liaising with the relevant DPO and Manage Information Security Assurance processes.

You will deliver an efficient ICT security regime in order to maintain the integrity of the CTPSE data assets and protect national security.  You will also act as a SPOC for data breaches in CTPSE, liaising with local force Data Protection Officers (DPOs) where necessary. 

We are looking for a candidate with excellent communication skills and good experience in the application of ICT Security.  Due the nature of the role, experience of Cloud Based Security Management is essential to the role. The successful candidate will be a member of a recognised information management or IT security body. 

This role requires a full UK driving licence. The post holder will need on occasion to work unsocial hours and take part in an on call duty rota in relation to critical IT systems.  

CTP SE are committed to becoming the most diverse team in the South East. We encourage interest and applications from candidates of all backgrounds and particularly welcome applications from female and BAME (black, Asian and minority ethic) candidates to enable us to truly reflect the communities we serve.

Due to the role requirements, it is essential that the post holder be prepared to be security cleared to Developed Vetting (DV) level.  Furthermore, due to the nature and sensitivity of work carried out we require that candidates not only hold this vetting level but that they also undertake additional security clearances which include additional nationality checks. This post is therefore restricted to UK nationals.  This is line with government requirements, supported by Cabinet Office policy and Section 82(2) to (4) of the Police Reform Act (2002), and is for the purpose of safeguarding national security, to ensure that any potential vulnerabilities are identified at an early stage.

We are hoping to hold interviews week commencing Monday 17th May 2021. 

To apply, please click on the Apply button below. Applications must be submitted by the closing date of 23:55hrs on Sunday 09 May 2021.  

For further information please email quoting the Job Reference 17827.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post we advise you to complete and submit your application form as soon as possible.

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All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

At Thames Valley Police, we are committed to better reflect the communities that we serve.  We encourage applications from our under represented communities including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, women and those with disabilities.  

Within our organisation we have a number of active staff support networks.  We are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ Level 2 ‘Employer’ that is supported by RAMP – our dedicated reasonable adjustments process.   For more information, please visit our ‘Supporting You’ page on our website,

We are also proud to have a Positive Action and Engagement team who can provide support and guidance to anyone from a Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic background throughout the Police Officer recruitment process as well as advise on career development and progression.  They can be contacted via:  

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This opportunity is closed to applications.