ICT Auditor (Development Role)

  • Full time
  • Somerset, UK
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • March 18, 2021
  • £22,627

SWAP Internal Audit Services

ICT Auditor (Development Role)


We are currently recruiting for an ICT Auditor (Development Role)

Bases available across the SWAP Partners and home based for work across all Partners and Clients

The role is full time, permanent and includes a development package progressing towards the role of Senior ICT Auditor. Starting salary at £22,627 with progression based on completion of development programme and CISA certification.

About us

SWAP Internal Audit Services (SWAP) are a highly successful and respected provider of quality internal audit services that includes our Partners, public sector, third sector, and private sector clients, which continues to grow in terms of reputation and client base.

Created as a partnership back in 2005, we have grown and matured into a company limited by guarantee wholly owned by our public sector Partners, and the UK’s largest public sector Internal Audit Partnership.

We pride ourselves in being a technologically driven internal audit provider, to optimise performance and efficiency with a continuous focus to adding value back to our Partners and Clients. We are currently undertaking an exciting and ambitious journey reacting to the increasing demand for assurance on areas of ICT, Digital and Cyber.

About you

As someone who has experience and interest in emerging ICT, Digital and Cyber, you will have an excellent understanding of enterprise grade ICT and its impact to enable service delivery, security and business continuity.

You will have an understanding of what makes technology tick. This includes cyber security, networks and communications, technical architectures, software, technology projects, cloud computing, emerging technology and governance and compliance issues. You will have a desire to continually expand your knowledge and experience.

You will be an enthusiastic and forward-thinking individual, ambitious and innovative in contributing to the further growth and success of SWAP. You will possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work, influence and communicate with all levels of stakeholders from technical officers to senior management.

This role represents an excellent opportunity to transfer your skills through a supported programme into becoming a highly effective and valuable member of the ICT, Digital and Cyber Audit Team. This is a developmental role supported by an ongoing and committed learning package with an opportunity for you to become a fully qualified ICT Auditor (CISA) matched with a progression route to becoming a Senior ICT Auditor.

About the role

This is an excellent opportunity for highly motivated and proficient individuals to join our high performing and professional ICT, Digital and Cyber Audit Team. After all, you will be responsible for delivering ICT audit reviews to our Partners and Clients with a focus on quality and added value.

This is an opportunity for you to work at the cutting edge of ICT audit delivery in an exciting and challenging environment and to gain experience across the full technology suite including infrastructure, cloud, emerging tech, data science, resilience, cyber security and key applications.

The ICT Audit Team reports to the Assistant Director for ICT, but you will also have the support and guidance from other highly experienced colleagues in the team. You will also have the opportunity to work closely with our experienced and professional audit teams across the company.

Post-pandemic, you will be required to undertake some travel, so you should have a valid driving license and access to a vehicle.

The benefits we offer

To the right candidate, we offer a stimulating, high rewarding and supportive work environment: –

  • A competitive salary and generous pension scheme.
  • An excellent flexible working scheme including flexible working patterns/hours, flexi leave, work-life balance including the ability to work from home, generous annual leave allowance with the option to purchase additional leave.
  • Opportunities for staff across the company to network together at regular auditor forums and our annual away day. The ICT Audit Team also plan an annual visit to the Infosec Show in London.
  • A full training package in the use of our Audit Management Software, Pentana.
  • Our hosted and cloud-based systems allow you to work anywhere effectively and securely.

SWAP values its staff and offers excellent development and training opportunities to both support CPD and your career. This role includes future support in becoming a Qualified IT Auditor (CISA). There are also opportunities to assist the Assistant Director for ICT, with attendance at specialist ICT and Digital Events organised by the Institute of Internal Auditors and the British Computer Society.

You will have the ability to join the CSSC Scheme, fully funded by SWAP, (www.cssc.co.uk) giving you access to sport and leisure opportunities, including hundreds of local and national offers. You will be able to enjoy discounted family days out, dining and gym membership.

Additional information and how to apply

For further information on SWAP and the role including Job Profile, please visit our website www.swapaudit.co.uk or for an informal discussion please contact Darren Roberts, Assistant Director, ICT on 07720 312466, or he can call you via Zoom or MSTeams.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to hrandpayroll@swapaudit.co.uk. The covering letter should clearly explain why you are applying for the post detailing your relevant skills and experience.

Check out our attached role profile – let us know how you think you match our person specification.

We’d also welcome your brief thoughts in your covering letter – why do you think that organizations are concerned about ICT, Digital and Cyber risks?

Following your application, we may choose to contact you for an initial interview via MSTeams, and will contact you soon after your submission to arrange this. There will also be a formal interview process following this.

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