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Employer description:

We have been a leading figure in publishing for more than 500 years. We have always been a forward-looking organization, maximizing the technology for the day, but the digital revolution is bringing enormous change, fast. That same spirit of adventure and entrepreneurialism is critical to our future success.

In a fast-changing publishing landscape, OUP welcomes the inquisitive, the inventive, and the ambitious; people who challenge the conventional, and pioneer the possible.

Cyber security
£327.00 per week
Closing date:
22 Jan 2021

Main responsibilities:

  • Ensure that information security policies, standards and guidelines are operating effectively across the organisation and update periodically or when necessary
  • Carry out risk assessments to ensure that the possible impacts of a cyber-incident are identified, understood, managed and mitigated in accordance with business tolerance.
  • Manage the risk register, and coordinate risk mitigation activities
  • Carry out control effectiveness assessments to ensure that the possible impacts of poor controls incident are identified, understood, managed and mitigated in accordance with business tolerance.
  • Support the ISDP Manager in establishing and maintaining the risk and compliance working groups to ensure risks are appropriately managed and communicated across Oxford University Press
  • Partner with risk managers and Business/Function leads to ensure that risk processes and requirements are embedded globally
  • Proactively identify and assess changes in relevant frameworks, legislation and regulation, advising and educating stakeholders on relevance, impact and proportionate business responses

Desirable skills:

  • Some office based work experience
  • Clear communication skills and confidence explaining terms to a senior audience
  • Strong focus on timely delivery of output
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Personal qualities:

  • A highly proactive nature, to identify problems and suggest workable solutions, be self-motivated to learn and further they skills and own future
  • Ability to work with a range of business stakeholders to understand their challenges
  • The ability to work collaborative and bring people together around a common goal

Desired qualifications:

  • A-Levels in ICT/Business/Computing
  • Or an Apprenticeship in a similar subject (this must be at least the level below the planned programme)
  • Or an International Baccalaureate at level 3 in ICT

Future prospects:

At the end of the apprenticeship the candidate will have the opportunity to continue working in the thriving Information Security sector or using the skills and knowledge gained as a basis to start approaching other IT areas.

Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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