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  • Title:

    Security Advisor

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  • Contact:

    Emma Broderick

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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  • Startdate:

    ASAP Subject to Clearance

Belcan Workforce Solutions are currently looking for two Security Advisors for a Defence establishment in Reading. The posts are for an estimated 12 month contract and are paying competitively on an hourly basis.

Successful applicants will be required to be Security Cleared prior to appointment and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain UK Security Clearance. Candidates should be willing and able to work in designated areas where the need arises.

The positions have been deemed Inside of IR35.

Job Role

To Protect the company's assets in the most effective and efficient manner through supporting the conduct of security operations and assurance activity as directed, and providing security advice.

Key requirements and essential skills for the role:

  • Good organisational skills, able to work with minimal supervision and on own initiative, eye for detail, high degree of discretion and integrity, Microsoft applications including Excel, Word and Workday

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support the respective Security Manager in maintaining security in an effective and efficient manner.

    Key Responsibilities:
  • Monitor the application of MOD security policies and any other relevant standards, reporting on any area where a shortfall is identified, or a possible amendment to policy required.
  • Support the conduct of assurance activity to ensure the correct application of security policies and the maintenance of security standards across the Security Operational Area.
  • Contribute to the ongoing review of existing security policies and processes to enable the maintenance of security standards that are both proportionate and relevant to the threat.
  • Assist in the mitigation and monitoring of security risks identified within the Security Operational Area.
  • Assess the performance and effectiveness of security elements as directed, to include the conduct of facility security audits, and advise the Security Manager of where corrective action and improvements are needed.
  • Contribute to the conduct of security operations and training within the Security Operational Area.
  • Support Company projects through engagement with stakeholders, the provision of advice in interpreting existing security requirements, and guidance on the application of security policies for construction enclaves.

Qualifications required: Good standard of education in particular English & Maths GCSE grade or equivalent A-C

Is home/remote working an option? Yes with the option to work on-site 2 days per week

Part time and flexible working is considered

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan