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Access Management Specialist - GIS Workplace

Location: UK - Hatfield, UK - London, UK - Reading, UK - Nottingham | Job-ID: 84461 | Contract type: Standard | Business Unit: Inhouse IT


We are looking for an experienced Identity Management Specialist to support the GIS Workplace team with management and maintenance of an access control framework on a global scale.  You will be an expert in the operational design aspects of access management with a passion for detail and the determination to deliver excellence from this essential part of the workplace team. This is primarily an operational role with strong collaborative ties with project and BAU teams, as well as stakeholder engagement.


You will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the access control model, with a focus on strategic design, and tactical management and maintenance.  This is a service management and technical expert role with specific knowledge in Identity and Access Management from the user lifecycle perspective.  You will be responsible to the business for account access entitlement additions, modifications and removals; as required as part of an employee’s career journey through Computacenter.  


Furthermore, the role is responsible for the management of enough access to ensure an employee can perform their duties with two primary lenses: end user experience, and; security. 


This is a fantastic opportunity in one of the UK’s leading IT service providers to deliver an essential service to the business in the management of over 18,000 users worldwide.


What you’ll be doing?

  • Be responsible for the design and maintenance of an access control policy, in line with company expectations;
  • Be responsible for the delivery of the access control model through training, guidance and liaison with the access provisioning teams;
  • Respond to and resolve all issues related to the access control model, its deployment and associated technologies;
  • Ensure that all activities are in-line with company policy, industry best practice and stakeholder expectation;
  • Be an advocate of a secure corporate environment and promote a proactive security culture;
  • Provide reporting, presentation material and event monitoring as required by stakeholders, making use of the departmental reporting function;
  • Consult with project teams, management and other stakeholders on access control requirements for new and existing applications, and be a subject matter expert on all access control matters;
  •  Manage and maintain all systems that are used to manage the access control framework and its deployment to the user base;
  •  Be available to respond to incidents and major incidents during all times, and to be ready to be a key participant in major incidents connected to security, identity or access;
  •  Provide internal and external audit support.

What you’ll bring?

  •  Relevant experience in an Access Management position;
  •  Subject matter expertise with an Active Directory technology;
  •  Expertise in access control frameworks, especially Discretionary Access Control (DAC) and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC);
  •  Expertise in Privileged Access Management within Active Directory and Azure Active Directory (PAM/PIM);
  •  Familiarity with Microsoft Azure and Azure Active Directory, as well as Azure Security Centre and associated monitoring and management capabilities;
  •  Be familiar with industry-leading access control systems and tools, e.g. Okta, Quest, Saviynt;
  •  Excellent report writing skills, with competencies in Excel and PowerPoint;
  •  Capable of reporting to a range of seniority levels, including Executive;
  •  Be able to converse at a business level in English;
  •  A meticulous attitude towards problem-solving;
  •  A desire to own and develop a service as a self-starter.

Why should you join our GIS Workplace team at Computacenter? 

Computacenter is growing and we are seeing a lot of investment in our people, meaning you will be working with the latest technologies. Not only that but you will have the chance to continuously develop your security knowledge with us.  

You will be working in a team where every individual makes a difference, while being part of a large organisation with excellent benefits packages.

We’re proud that Computacenter is a place where people matter just as we are of our managers who are real advocates for their people, helping them to power their personal development and enabling them to reach their full potential.  We may be international in our reach and reputation, but we’re small enough for you to be able to influence what goes on and to make a real impact.



Current information for our applicants

We have made our application and recruitment process virtual, we are excited to bring talent like you on board to join our growing teams within Computacenter. Our recruiters remain available to you should you have any questions. We are looking forward to getting to know you!


About us

Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, with about 18,000 employees worldwide and a global revenue of £6.7 billion (2021). We work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology and managing our customers’ infrastructures.


We offer a friendly, open working environment without too much fuss about hierarchy. We are looking for professionals with diverse competencies, personalities and strengths who want to live our shared value of teamwork and performance.


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