Group Security Controller

Group Security Controller

Job Title: Group Security Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895754_1554223609
Contact Name: Anna Bonczchowska
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 02, 2019 17:46

Job Description

Do you want to join professional services and technology partner with a unique end-to-end approach? You will be working globally with contractors and primes on highly-regulated programmes across defence, energy, space, and intelligence & systems. My client is seeking a Group Security Controller who will manage the delivery of all aspects of protective security, ensuring it aligns with and complies with both client and company policies.

There is a requirement to travel in order to effectively support all site based Security Controllers and attend appropriate training and events. The Group Security Controller will be responsible for supporting a team of site based Security Controllers, plus security administration staff. They will work with and liaise with colleagues in other work streams and the wider business community.

About the Role:

*Security Management: An in depth knowledge and understanding of technical specifications for operational security requirements and the definition of proportionate protective measures for people, assets and information.
*Security Risk Management: Experience in risk management and the ability to identify and manage critical business assets and threats within a risk regime, aligned to industry best practices. Influence strategic decisions as required.
*List-X Security Controller: An in depth experience of Government security. Will undertake duties to implement and maintain the Company's List-X status across company List X sites with the support of site based Security Controllers. Ensure latest information from MOD Net and other gathered effectively and actioned or flowed down as appropriate.
*List N: Will provide support and guidance in collaboration with the Head of ICT & S to the Heads of Business to prepare for and administer List N requirements as part of company's plan to expand into the Civil Nuclear Supply Chain.
*Security Governance: Work to define and create the security compliance framework in line with business standards and regulatory requirements in collaboration with the Group Compliance Manager. Drive the communication and training required to ensure all relevant users have an appropriate level of understanding and lead where appropriate in the area of protective security.
*Intelligence and Counter Intelligence: Maintain awareness of intelligence based operations. Work effectively through Heads of Business and Site Security Controllers to ensure the company adapts to current global events and emerging threats. Use intelligence and threat analysis to influence operational business decisions to protect people and assets. Create and grow relationships within industry bodies, peer groups, forums and other events to maximise knowledge and understanding and work with the Head of ICT & S to influence decision makers in all arenas for the benefit of the company and the Defence Sector.
*Personnel Security: Obtain and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the requirements for vetting. Implement and support the delivery of vetting assurance activities to drive efficiencies in processes and standards in personnel security administration. Ensure sufficient checks and audits are in place to prevent clearances being issued or transferred incorrectly or allowed to lapse in error.
*Physical Security: Obtain and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the requirements for physical security, with particular emphasis on List N and List X requirements. Work in collaboration with MOD Accreditors to ensure the requirements are met and attend sites when Customer or MOD accreditors are attending. Notify the Head of ICT & S of any potential issues on non-compliances in physical security.

You will have the following experience:

*Previous security administration experience (preferably within a UK Defence environment).
*Thorough knowledge of internal and external security legislation and policy.
*Membership of the Defence Industry Security Association (DISA) and completion of the DISA Security Controllers Introductory Course.
*Good working knowledge of Windows and IT systems, and technical security systems such as intruder alarms, CCTV, access control.
*The knowledge and ability to understand the organisation' commercial environment. Be able to position themselves, their role and their actions to support the organisations commercial success.

Preferred but not essential:

*BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Security Management, CISSP, CISA or equivalent.
*Membership of Team Defence, ListXtranet, CPNI Extranet, The Security Institute etc.

Group Security Controller
Location: Thames Valley (Reading)
Competitive salary + bonus

Key Skills: security, management, DISA, CCTV, intruder alarm, vetting, access control, list x, list n;

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency (perm). These roles are permanent positions.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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