Protective Security Advisor

Location: Ampthill, Bedfordshire Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Sector: Engineering, Defence, Nuclear Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: April Burton

Protective Security Advisor


£22,000 - £27,000

Must be eligible for Security Clearance (Must only hold a British passport).

Protective Security Advisor needed for a leading aerospace and defence company based in Bedfordshire.

I am looking for a Protective Security Advisor with previous experience working in the Defence Industry and knowledge of Security Policy Framework.

The successful Protective Security Advisor will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • Salary range: £22,000 - £27,000
  • 9-day fortnight average 37.5 hour week
  • 25 days holiday
  • Good pension scheme
  • Other benefits to be disclosed on application

Some of the main duties of the Protective Security Advisor will include:

Your main task will be to provide direct security management support to the Head of Security and the Business in a number of disciplines, including:

  • Supporting the day-to-day management of the site's physical security requirements, including design of new secure offices / buildings; the provision of physical security advice to internal stakeholders; writing design documents and supporting other producing such documents; advising contractors on physical security upgrade requirements and standards.
  • Support the security vetting system in support of fast paced recruitment activities.
  • Support the management of outward and inward international visits, including liaison with UK and Foreign government agencies.
  • Acting as the day-to-day lead for the site's security education and awareness training programme.
  • Administration and support to other security staff tasks when required.
  • Produce security reports, presentations and statistics.

What you need to be the successful Protective Security Advisor:

I am looking for talented individuals with demonstrable experience in delivering complex, high value, critical components and services from suppliers.


  • Knowledge and understanding of Security Policy Framework (SPF) and JSP440.
  • Knowledge and experience of government vetting process.
  • Conducting security surveys and writing the supporting letters / reports / documents.
  • Knowledge and experience of conducting physical counter-intelligence searches.


  • Previous experience of UK Defence Industry security environment.
  • An understanding of Information Security and Assurance principles.
  • Knowledge and experience of conducting technical counter-intelligence searches.
  • An understanding of international security clearance processes.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Protective Security Advisor to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

Protective Security Advisor


£22,000 - £27,000

Must be eligible for Security Clearance (Must only hold a British passport).

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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