Protective Security Advisor

Employer: Gold Group
Location: Bedford

Salary: £25500 - £29500 per annum + Benefits
Reference:  932360

My client, one of the largest and fastest growing defence facilities in the UK, is looking for a Protective Security Advisor to join their site in Bedfordshire. On offer is a competitive salary up to £29,500 p.a. plus comprehensive benefits package and 9 day fortnight working pattern. The Protective Security Advisor will need to be an enthusiastic, responsible, and flexible individual to become part of the Security Team. They operate a small specialist team providing general and specialist security and safety support for 850+ staff on a 64 acre main site, several remote sites and other global operations. 

Mandatory Skills 
• Confident individual who has experience of working within a small team forming part of a larger security team. • Be organised and methodical. • Be able to work independently; effectively prioritise their tasks, remain pro-active and flexible. • Knowledge and understanding of Security Policy Framework (SPF), JSP440, and the Security Risk Management process. • Previous knowledge of government security procedures, including document, personnel and procedural security, as well as conducting security audit activities. • Conducting security surveys and advisory visits. • Experience of physical security/security infrastructure design. • Be able to gain and maintain MoD Security Clearance to the necessary level. • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and able to input, search and maintain Databases. • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills. • A capacity to build lasting stakeholder relationships. • Knowledge and experience of conducting technical and physical counter-intelligence searches. • Administrative or relevant transferable skills. • Be familiar with MKIV Manifoil/ILS locks. Desirable Skills • Previous experience of UK Defence Industry security environment. • Experience of HMG security vetting requirements and procedures is necessary. • Previous experience of UK Defence Industry security environment an advantage. • An understanding of international security clearance processes is desirable. • An understanding of Information Security and Assurance principles. 

Clearance Requirements: 
SC CLEARANCE TO START, MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN DV CLEARANCE If you would like to be considered for this position, click apply now! 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. 

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