Organisation UK SBS
Organisation Detail UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Reference Number IRC252292
Location Newport See on Map
Salary £36143
Date Posted 13 December 2019
Grade UK SBS-E
Contract Type Open Ended
Hours Full Time
Closing Date 19 January 2020
Interview Date

Brief Description

Salary: £36,143
Grade: UK SBS-E
Contract Type: Open-Ended
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 19th January 2020

The role supports UK SBS in the continued enhancement of its risk management culture – including the development of policy, the implementation and monitoring of compliance controls, risk management, information management, counter-fraud, personnel and physical security, business continuity and other relevant technical and non-technical business activities.

The role has specific responsibilities to help UK SBS achieve, maintain and embed relevant standards, including but not limited to ISO 27001, ISO 22301 and HMG knowledge and information management principles.

Key Activities include;

  • Leading the assessment of business controls against good practice standards and regulations – predominantly ISO 27001, ISO 22301 and HMG knowledge and information management (KIM) principles - highlighting areas for improvement
  • Leading on the delivery of corrective action plans and monitoring/reporting the implementation of relevant improvement activities
  • Providing informative and timely management reports and documentation – including written and verbal briefs and presentations - to Senior Managers, Audit Committee, Board and others
  • Applying an appropriately layered approach to process control verification and risk management
  • Positively identifying and engaging with all stakeholders.

The above list is not exhaustive, and the role-holder will be expected to be flexible and carry out similar duties (not specifically listed) as and when required to meet business needs.

The post is based in Newport or Swindon. Some UK travel will be required.

Organization Description

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) is a trusted shared services provider to government. We are owned by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and deliver services to our six public sector clients and their 18,000+ employees.

UK SBS provides HR & Payroll, Finance, Procurement and IT business services and specialist expertise to our clients. Our people are proud of the part they play in enabling our clients to focus on their core activities and delivering value for the UK economy and taxpayers.

At UK SBS, we aim for service excellence in everything we do, whether we are ensuring people get paid accurately or delivering high profile projects on time. Our people and our values are at the heart of who we are and how we do things…Can you play a part in our success?

Shortlisting Criteria


  • A level in a related subject area or experience of working in Risk Management, Internal Controls (including ISO 27001 and ISO 22301) and Corporate governance.


  • Of HMG
  • Information Management Principles
  • Policy Development
  • Of ISO 27001 and ISO 22301 
  • Counter Fraud Knowledge
  • Personnel and physical security.


  • In a similar role
  • Experience of working within a challenging and changing environment
  • Reporting writing and information gathering
  • Experience of BCP.


  • Degree in a related subject to the role
  • Other relevant technical and non-technical business activities
  • Aware of Agile principles.

Interview Criteria


  • Understands and promotes our Core Values
  • Courage to challenge when promoting best practise
  • Collaborative and encourages collaborative working
  • Able to engage and influence stakeholders
  • Skilled negotiator
  • Experience of leading a team through change
  • Good presentation skills
  • Able to prioritise and manage a demanding work load
  • Flexible in approach
  • Displays their knowledge of Risk Management.


  • Experience of working in a matrix environment.

UK SBS offer a competitive salary, a generous 28 days annual leave rising to 30 days within 3 years of service, pension scheme and other lifestyle and health care benefits.

UK SBS is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident Employer. This means we are committed to providing a recruitment process that is fair and accessible to all. We value diversity in our organisation and take positive action to attract talented individuals and support them in fulfilling their potential.

To enable us to hire the very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive pre-employment check as an essential part of the recruitment process on all individuals that are offered a position with UK SBS. This will include a security check and an extreme organisations affiliation check. For more information please see our Privacy Statement:

We recognise that some individuals with disabilities may find aspects of the standard application and interview process challenging. We want every applicant to have the best opportunity to demonstrate their skills and ability so if you need to do things differently, let us know. We will happily make reasonable adjustments to enable people with disabilities to demonstrate their talent.

Visit our website to find out more about the benefits of working for UK SBS and see what our people value about working for an inclusive and supportive employer.

Please note that candidates must have the right to work in the UK as UK SBS does not hold a sponsorship licence.

Only online applications will be accepted and should be submitted in the form of an up-to-date c.v. and covering letter (ensuring that the IRC reference is included in the file name description of each document uploaded), which clearly outlines why you are applying for this post and how you meet the criteria described in this advertisement. Please note that applications submitted without a covering letter, or which fail to address these points, may not be considered further.

Applicants who would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), or who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on 01793 867000. Please quote the appropriate reference number when calling.

If you have not already logged into iRecruitment (including as a current employee) you will be re-directed to the login/register page by clicking the "apply now" button.

If you don't have an account with us, by choosing to register you consent to UK SBS processing the information you provide as part of the Recruitment Service. You can select appropriate job alerts and notifications as part of your account preferences, and you are able to close your account (withdraw consent) should you wish to do so. Before starting your online application and inputting your personal details, please read our Privacy Notice which contains full details of how your information is processed once you have made an application.

If you would like to receive this advert in an alternative format (e.g. large print, Braille, audio or hard copy), are unable to apply online or do not wish to create an account but would still like to apply for a specific role, please contact us by telephone on 01793 867000.