IT Security Analyst, Team Lead or Architect - Portsmouth

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Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust is the largest non-teaching hospital trust in England. With strong local ties and serving around 675,000 residents in Portsmouth and South East Hampshire, they pride themselves on providing comprehensive acute and specialist services.

The Trust has one main site, Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, and looks after six peripheral community sites for outpatient activity.

Here at Portsmouth Staff Bank, we support the Trust with temporary staff in all staff groups. We offer our workers an excellent service that allows them to work flexibly whilst enjoying several benefits including:

Online timesheets

Weekly pay

Priority over agency workers

Supportive on-site teams

And many more

To make sure that our bank workers are fully supported we have a dedicated recruitment and compliance team. They work hard to ensure that our workers can start booking shifts as soon as possible. In addition, a helpful bookings desk and on-site team are there to assist them and answer any questions.


Job Purpose
Play a leading technical role in the provision of effective, efficient and fully integrated IT operational services that maximise their availability, integrity and security for end-users and optimise the value gained by the Trust from its investment in IT. This will be achieved by;
- Supporting the implementation of network and computer security with varying complexities ensuring business strategies and processes are considered in translation to IT solutions;
- Ability to operate across organisation and computer technology ‘silos’ to drive common security approaches across the Trust enterprise architecture;
- Acting as champion for the department’s ITIL Security processes, establishing, implementing, operating, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving the Information Security Management System.
- Provide support to Chief Security Officer in securing the enterprise architecture technologies when working with external vendors, suppliers and other stakeholders.
- Supporting Chief Security Officer in creating complex security structures – and ensuring they work.

Essential Qualifications & Experience

• GCSE in Maths & English
• Degree (e.g. BSc in Cyber Security or Computer Science) or equivalent level of knowledge acquired by experience
• Knowledge of Cyber Security and business continuity practice, techniques, industry best practice and standards

Desirable Qualifications & Experience

• Security certification e.g. CCNA Security, CompTIA Security+, Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
• Experience working in Local Government, Healthcare, Finance or Defense sectors

Skills and Knowledge

• Excellent interpersonal and explanatory skills in dealing with a wide range of information technology users from skilled to ICT-illiterate.
• Excellent verbal/written communication skills, with the ability to present within a group.
• Good team-player, highly motivated individual to support the delivery of an efficient, effective customer-focused support service.
• Good presentation and negotiation skills to produce and present formal proposals and get proposals accepted.
• Excellent planning and time-management skills.
• Good negotiating and relationship-building skills to gain maximum benefit for customers from software suppliers and internal ICT providers.
• Able to set clear and appropriate priorities, with the ability to deal with conflicting demands, unpredictable work patterns, and multiple deadlines.
• Good technical knowledge to understand and resolve technical problems.
• Good knowledge of data protection and information security/governance issues. Good knowledge of providing proactive IT System/Network performance monitoring

Personal Qualities
• Passion, infectious enthusiasm & charisma
• Emotional intelligence
• Excellent communication skills
• Service-orientated, customer-focused
• Self-motivated, enthusiastic and confident
• Methodical, logical and numerate with an eye for detail
• Good presentation and negotiation skills to produce and present formal proposals


Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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