IT Security Audit and Governance Officer

DevOps, Networks & Cybersecurity
Job type
Felixstowe (Hybrid working)
£60,000 - £65,000
Job role

Bristow Holland is excited to offer an excellent opportunity for an IT Security Audit and Governance Officer to join a dynamic business based in Felixstowe.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct IT security audits and ensure compliance with policies and regulations.
  • Recommend improvements for security controls and follow up on audit recommendations.
  • Develop and implement IT governance frameworks, policies, and procedures.
  • Lead incident response activities and report security incidents.
  • Identify and mitigate IT security risks; maintain a risk register.
  • Create and enforce IT security policies; conduct regular compliance reviews.
  • Develop and deliver IT security training and awareness programs.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and standards (e.g., GDPR, ISO 27001).


  • Bachelor’s degree in Cyber-Security, IT, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Professional certifications such as CISA, CISM, CISSP, or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years of experience in IT security audit or governance.
  • Strong knowledge of IT security principles and technologies.
  • Experience with IT governance frameworks and Azure Cloud Security.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and standards (e.g., ISO 27001, GDPR).

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with risk management tools and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of cloud security and governance (e.g., AWS, Azure).
  • Understanding of data privacy laws and practices.

The salary for this position is up to £65,000 per annum, depending on experience, with an additional bonus of up to 15%. The role also includes an excellent benefits package and offers 50% remote working.

  • Annual Bonus
  • Cycle to Work
  • Dental
  • Discount Gym Membership
  • Enhanced Holiday
  • Flexitime
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • Parking
  • Laptop
  • Team Lunches
  • Nights Out
  • Work From Home

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