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Negotiable in Argyll and Bute, PA31 8RT
£42,958 - £47,028 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Department:  Development & Infrastructure - Customer Support Services - ICT

Closing Date: Wednesday 7th June 2023

Argyll and Bute Council are looking to recruit an ICT Compliance and Security Officer to join the ICT Management Team and take responsibility for the Council’s Cyber Security and ICT related compliance programmes.   This is a full time hybrid post working 35 hours per week.  The council recognises the numerous benefits of a positive work life balance to the wellbeing and productivity of our employees. Whilst the majority of this role can be carried out remotely, occasional team working in person is a requirement of the post so there is an expectation of periodic attendance in Lochgilphead or Helensburgh.

The post holder will support the ICT and Digital Manager to deliver high quality, efficient, effective, and secure ICT services to the Council and help develop the team’s strategic objectives and service plans by working in partnership with colleagues, within and out with the service, and by taking personal responsibility for planning how these are delivered effectively and efficiently to service users. The post holder will manage statutory compliance, and ensure best practice in regard to the security of the ICT service.

You should be a self-motivated ICT Security professional with experience of current cyber security and compliance trends, strategy, and implementation.

You should have a good understanding of the PSN, Cyber Essentials, and PCI compliance standards and possess excellent communication and presentation skills.

Benefits include generous holiday and sick pay entitlement, access to retail and high-street discounts, access to flexible working (Flexi time), Employee Assistance Programme, Group life assurance, unlimited access to the councils eLearning platform to support your personal development, as well as access to the local government pension scheme.

You should take note of the essential requirements specified in the Job Description and Person Specification and include all necessary information when applying.

Applicants should note that:-

  • This post is not suitable for job share.
  • The  post-holder will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Argyll and Bute and beyond to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is:

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Please also note that we do not accept CV’s, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy

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