Security & IT Controller

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Security & IT Controller

Salary:£60000 - £65000 per annum
Location: Portsmouth, Portsmouth
Consultant:James Beswarick
Telephone:01202 204 096
My client are We are a specialist and rapidly growing, award winning UK Defence consultancy. They also operate in the nuclear, space, transport, energy, logistics, and environmental sectors of the UK.
They are looking for a Security Controller to join them.
The purpose of the Security Controller is to develop and oversee the company's increasing security and related IT activity.  Reporting to the Head of Operations this role is responsible for devising and implementing the company’s security strategy in line with UK Government and NATO Security requirements, whilst maintaining compliance at all times
Employee experience is a key factor in management decisions and your career development is seen as an important part of company strategy. In addition to salary, there is an attractive corporate benefits package and interviews are only 1 stage.

Below are some further details on the role.
Responsibilities will include:
  • Operate as the lead for all company security related matters
  • Determine appropriate levels of security clearance and the processing of individual cases with a view to achieving the required level of clearance, maintaining an aftercare process.
  • Liaise with the Defence Vetting Agency (e.g. UKSV and equivalent
  • Manage implementation and transition to FSC status (formerly List X) and ongoing compliance
  • Ensure adherence to required security frameworks, protocols on site and maintaining appropriate accreditations
To be suitable for this role you will:
  • Have previous experience working as a Security Controller in a Defence business.
  • Have Sound knowledge of current UK Government and NATO security procedures
  • Knowledge of supporting security disciplines, including document control, visitor clearances, personnel security processing and security processes and procedures
  • Hold an MoD recognised Security qualification
Role: Senior Security Controller
Portsmouth, Hampshire (Hybrid/Home working will be offered)
Salary: 60-65K plus exceptional Benefits

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.

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.

This is a permanent position.

James Beswarick