Security Practitioner

Ref: ZR_6852_JOB  ·  Posted on 12 May 2022


Full time on-site role

Do you have experience within an FSC environment?

Our client is in a period of fantastic growth

The successful candidate will have a minimum 2 year’s experience within a similar role

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Our client is a world-class technical and engineering consultancy. They enable their clients to maximise their investments in science and technology. Trusted by government and industrial partners worldwide, they deliver technology-based R&D services, provide independent advice, and solve technically challenging problems.

Due to growth within the organisation our client are currently looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join this dynamic Engineering and Technology Company as a Security Practitioner (Crypto). This role, which would suit a security professional with experience in a Facilities Security Clearance (FSC) environment, plays a critical part of the overall security function in the organisation.

As a valued member of the Security Team, reporting to the Deputy Security Manager as part the Corporate Services Directorate, you will use your experience as a Security Practitioner to deliver advice and support to all aspects of the organisation in a timely manner. They’re looking for a self-starter and ‘people person’ to thrive within their growing Security team.

Key responsibilities
  • Fulfil the Crypto Custodian function and implied tasks
  • Implement routine services across the Physical Security function ensuring services are accessible, reliable, consistent and repeatable across the entire company estate
  • Support to working environment accreditation, including governance and assurance inspections
  • Manage and administer the company Information Security (IS) Risk Register
  • Assist security incident investigations
  • Support transactions in/out requiring secure transit /registration
  • Supply Chain security coordinator
  • Manage the Security Team SharePoint site
  • Always fully comply with company policies and procedures
  • Undertake such other reasonable duties, commensurate with the job holder’s experience and qualifications, as may be required for the smooth operation of the business
Skills & experience
  • Experience in a Security Practitioner role, ideally within a HMG environment or an organisation with strong security regimes.
  • Experience within FSC or MOD environments is desirable.
  • Demonstrable Crypto experience JSP 490, HMG IA No 4
  • An understanding of information security best practice (industry standards)
  • An understanding of HMG security requirements, ideally with experience of handling and accounting for sensitive material/media
  • Awareness of ISO 27001-2013 implementation
  • Excellent organisational and communication (written and verbal) skills. The ability to work effectively both independently and within a team
  • Ability to balance priorities and manage time effectively
  • Fully IT literate with Microsoft Office package and other applications

Our client is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion. Their working environment is friendly, innovative and inclusive.  They can accommodate flexible working arrangements, and support a diverse work-force and those with additional needs.

You will be required to hold a minimum of DV. If you do not hold an active DV clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Additional benefits
  • Flexi Leave and Flexi Time Scheme
  • Annual Holiday
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Sickness Benefit
  • Business Performance Related Bonus
  • Share Save Plan
  • Pension scheme
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