Security Administrator

Employer: General Electric
Location: Cheltenham

About Us 
At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

Essential Responsibilities Security Vetting Responsible for the administration of security vetting for the business to include new applications, transfers and upgrades, working with the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV), GE Employee Services, Sub-contract providers and HR Representatives across the business to ensure good communication around applications and to improve efficiencies where possible. Responsible for advising HR and Recruitment Contractors on
any changes to security vetting policies and requirements. Working with these areas to form a strong working partnership to provide a smooth workflow between departments.

Security Administration and Awareness The first point of contact to respond to on-site Security queries relating to Personal Security, Data Security, Physical Security and the Security of Sub-contractors on site. Supporting the Department in raising awareness across the business of the latest security legislation and ‘List X notices’, through induction training, security briefings, newsletter articles and training sessions where required.

Local Security Policies. Amendment of local security procedures and literature for the control of data, facilities, staff and visitors, in accordance with the Security Policy Framework (SPF) and Company Security Policy.

Process Visit Applications Process ePAss and IVCO applications and maintain a good working relationship with Government Agencies to ensure the best possible workflow between GE and the IVCO (International Visits Co-ordination Office) and other Government departments as necessary.

Maintain a good working relationship with Security Guard Force on the Bishops Cleeve site. Provide support to the Security Guard Force with regards to visitor information and security clearance data.

Day-to-Day Activities in the Security Office.

Undertaking the administrative tasks for the Access Control and Visitor Procedures on the Bishops Cleeve site, to include the production and issue of site security ID and car badges and maintenance of the Access Control database.

Supporting the Security Controller in conducting regular audits of Protectively Marked (PM) material and managing the database of protectively marked information.

Developing an understanding of Contracts Management Security and providing administrative support accordingly.

Manage the use of cameras and recording devices on site in accordance with policy to include the issue and monitoring of camera permits.

As Crypto Alternate, ensure the safe storage and secure management of Crypto data and components in accordance with the BMD.

Required to demonstrate good security practises, setting a good example to the business.

Other Duties. Any other reasonable duties as required to meet the needs of the department and business. Qualifications/Requirements Must be able to work under pressure and on own initiative to tight deadlines. Must be discreet, trustworthy and reliable. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels, both internally and externally. Strong administrative skills and attention to detail required. Strong oral and written communication skills. Proficient in MS Office tools. Data input experience. Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

Desired Characteristics Understanding and training in Government and Industry Security Procedures.

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