Security Officer

Location: Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jack Pleon

Security Officer


Security Officer needed to join my client on a permanent basis. My client are the single contractor providing specialist Waterfront In-Service Support to the Royal Navy's Trident Strategic Weapon System (SWS). The company plays a supporting role in the operational readiness of the nation's nuclear deterrent on board the Vanguard class Trident Submarines and provides the Ministry of Defence (MoD) with safe, efficient and responsive support.

What the role entails:

The Assistant Unit Security Officer (AUSO) will support the Unit Security Officer (USO) in ensuring compliance across all sites to the respective governing security regulations including HM Government Security Policy Framework and Ministry of Defence Joint Service Publications specifically JSP440, but not restricted to.

The post holder will assist with the development and management of security processes and training material; support delivery of training material; assist with auditing and assurance activities across all sites; security incident reporting; collation of reporting metrics; do spot checks/musters of holdings (both IT assets and documentation); authorise IT being brought into the work areas; maintain registers of personal devices; manage asset registers and any other appropriate tasking as required.

What you need to be the successful Security Officer:

  • Good knowledge of Joint Service Publication (JSP) 440 and HM Government Security Policy Framework
  • Experience of working in a Security Role, including Security Operating Procedures and Policies
  • Familiarity with the Government Security Classification System
  • Experience with involvement/conducting audits
  • Confidentiality and discretion in the workplace
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to hold and retain a Security Check (SC) Clearance
  • Methodical approach to record keeping
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

Desired skills:

  • IT Security Officer Qualification/IT Security Qualification
  • Security Officer Qualification
  • Understanding of Cyber Threat Vectors

Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Security Officer to join a large organisation. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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