Compliance & Assurance Analyst

Network Rail
Milton Keynes
32256.00 - 36288.00 GBP Annual
04 Oct 2017
17 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
About Network Rail

Network Rail is at the heart of revitalising Britain 's railway. From Crossrail - Europe 's largest civil engineering project - to investment in world-class stations and major programmes of electrification, we're involved in some of the most ambitious and diverse ventures that this country has ever seen.

IT and Business Services, which are part of Route Services are delivering services that are vital to the running of the railway, deliver the provision of services agreed by the routes to allow them to benefit from economies of scale and the optimisation of our critical resources. Every year we buy and deliver 2000km of rail and 2.5 million tonnes of ballast and operate 1200 rail vehicles. Behind the scenes we process GBP7bn of payments, handle over 23,000 IT helpdesk calls and make sure everyone's wages are paid on time.

Brief Description

To deliver Compliance and Assurance activities such that we are able to provide information to management and auditors regarding the level of compliance to NR governance and control frameworks pertinent to IT and Information Security, with recommendations for improvements where necessary.

About the role (External)

Key Accountabilities:
1. Delivery of a scheduled programme of works in order to confirm that the organisation is operating information assets, processes, systems and services to the documented and appropriate NR governance and control frameworks.
2. Supporting the design, implementation and maintenance of Compliance Monitoring and Assurance processes across the domain as directed by the Governance and Compliance Manager.
3. Delivery of ad-hoc compliance, assurance and audit activities that may be required from time to time as directed by management.
4. Supporting PMO, Internal and External audit in the delivery of other audit and assurance activities pertinent to the domain of IT and Information Security.
5. Maintaining data that allows management to interpret and understand both their current compliance position and the progress of any agreed remediation activities, and delivering relevant reporting and metrics in support of business objectives.
6. Providing data that allows risk owners to actively maintain their risks based upon data gleaned from compliance and assurance activities.
7. Supporting the Governance and Compliance Manager in ensuring that the output of activities is reflected and influences the organisations risk profile

Job skills, experience and qualifications:


• Proven ability in the performance of security compliance audit and investigation, techniques applied to the domain of Information Assurance.
• Experience of developing and implementing compliance monitoring in a decentralised organisation.
• Experience of operating process centric security management systems.
• Proven ability to operate security management systems and control audit methods based on British and international security standards and their application.
• Demonstrable experience and understanding of international control audit methods (such as COSO, CoBIT, Sarbanes Oxley).
• Thorough and up to date understanding of analysis approaches, tools and techniques commonly applied in the compliance field.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Proven ability to deal with complex problems.

• Good analytical and reporting skills.
• Proven ability to communicate at all levels in the business.

How To Apply- External

Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to GBP3000 (to a maximum amount of GBP2,250).

Network Rail positively embraces flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

Network Rail adheres to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: GBP32,256 - GBP36,288

Closing date: 16/10/2017. late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes

It is a requirement of the role to live within 90 minutes commuting time of The Quadrant Milton Keynes.


Amount of Travel

Work At Home