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Security Controller

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  • Location

    Harlow, Essex

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Amy Minnock

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Security Controller

Location: Harlow

Duration: 6 months

Rate: Negotiable

The role holder reports to the Site Security Controller and is responsible for the day to day supervision and direction of all elements of operational security, as directed by the Site Security Controller, but not limited to:

  • Ensure adherence with HMG SPF requirements
  • Ensure employees and contractors are correctly vetted to meet HMG requirements, including the security management of visitors and contractors
  • Engage effectively in the formation and maintenance of day to day working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Responsible for contributing to the compilation and updating of new employee security induction material
  • Responsible for the security element of the new hire process, including Baseline Vetting, the Vetting process and management of the Wiseman Security Database
  • Responsible for oversight of the secure storage, destruction and accountability of Company Sensitive and Protectively Marked material
  • Responsible for effectively delivering and overseeing security awareness advice to programme teams and senior management
  • Line management responsibilities for oversight of the contracted manned guarding and reception team
  • Will record all security incidents and assist in their investigation and reporting
  • Will undertake audits of PM material and contribute to wider site audits in support of HMG SPF
  • Any other reasonable requests from management aligned to security related matters
  • Travel to other sites may be occasionally required

Proven Ability / Key Skills

  • Previous proven ability working within a UK Government security environment or Defence sector, or suitable commercial security environment and familiarity with HMG Security Policy Framework
  • Familiar with security compliance requirements contained within HMG SPF or military equivalent
  • Familiar with ISO 17799 & 27001 security frameworks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer focussed with relationship building skills
  • Good planning, organisational, administrative and presentational skills
  • Analytical thinker
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word)
  • Team Player
  • Security related qualification (or working towards) is desirable
  • Awareness of ISMS and IA good practice would be beneficial but not essential


Due to the sensitive nature of the product all applicants must have worked within the Defence / Military industry within the last 12 months or be capable of obtaining Security Clearance (SC level minimum).

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