Security Admin Officer (Reading and London)
6 month contract
Salary: up to £35,500 plus 5% end of contract bonus
Candidates need to be a UK resident for past 5 years, and already have a UK Government SC or DV clearance.
The role of the Security Admin Officer is key to the UK Public Sector business and underpins all areas of the day to day administrative duties essential to the smooth operation of all aspects of the Secure facility, supporting companies multi-million Business and Service delivery into UK Central Government, Local Government, MOD and Police together with business partners. This is a great opportunity for a confident self-starter to gain new skills and grow into a role in an interesting and developing team/area.
The role will initially be based out of Reading but could also be required to operate out of the London, Paddington office (Sep 19 onwards) in rotation with other team members.
All of the above activities carried out in line with the UK Government's prescribed policies and processes and Security Policy Framework (SPF) based at the Reading offices.
Typical Day in the Role
This role involves the administration of the day-to-day physical and access control for the secure facility. The key areas of responsibility are as follows:
- Carry out a range of largely reactive security related administrative duties related to the operation of a secure facility and security clearances.
- Research security issues and provide physical and procedural security advice to staff, Contractors and Customers.
- Identify improvements regarding physical security and access control.
- Attend monthly reviews for the Security Controllers to check workload, compliance, feedback and ensure best practice.
- You will provide office cover for the Security team when unavailable due to other business commitments.
- Assist with security audits, and reviews as required.
o Needs to be a UK resident for past 5 years, or already have a UK Government SC or DV clearance.
o Ability to be entrusted with the knowledge and handling of confidential information
o Motivated Self Starter, MS Product IT literate, detail oriented, good communicator, personable and helpful.
o Ability to interact in a professional manner with all levels of personnel; demonstrated ability to change direction in response to changing work situations.
o Must be proactive, able to deal with ambiguity, self-prioritize work resources, and juggle multiple tasks in a manner transparent to the team.
o Must have the ability to work independently to achieve results with a high degree of accuracy.
o Demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills and ability to accommodate working styles and perspectives of diverse individuals.
o Ability to be entrusted with the knowledge and handling of confidential information.
o Should be detail oriented and extremely organized.
o Knowledge of and proficiency with MS Office
o Knowledge of the Defence Sector, Central and Local Government.
o Good communication skills
o Integrity in all business and security dealings.
o A flexible, self-motivated, honest, punctual and goal-oriented approach.
o Highly focussed on compliance to mandated processes with good attention to detail.
o Highly focussed on good Customer Experience in providing an excellent service to internal and external customers.
o Successful candidate will be required to undergo a company Baseline Check to (BPSS) Government standards; this includes a criminal records check.