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Security Vetting Administrator - Executive Officer

  • Location:

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £12.4 per hour

  • Contact:

    Birmingham Government Team

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    16/02/22 13:39:18

Job Description

We have an incredibly exciting opportunity to work within a prestigious central government department to support with UK Security Vetting

ROLE: Executive Officer Grade £12.40 per hour
LOCATION: Work From Home/Fully remote
LENGTH OF ASSIGNMENT: Approximately 6 months but with the possibility of extension
START DATE: First intake is mid March

Core day to day duties

* Conducting interviews on behalf of UK Security Vetting
* Production of high quality reports generated from interviews
* Assess casework and decide whether identified risks can be successfully mitigated, referring to vetting policy
* Assessing/analysing enquiries in the form of a written recommendation/decision about how to proceed
* Refer to appropriate channels in respect of higher risk cases.
* Management of your own work queues for each of the above areas
* Administrative support to resourcing and coordination of training for delivery

Key Skills/Experience

* You will need to be curious and inquisitive, probing for information where appropriate to understand an individual's behaviour and reasoning in certain situations
* Ability to quickly create a safe environment, building good rapport with interviewees to enable confidential and sensitive information to be shared
* Be professional at all times reflecting integrity and honesty with customers and interviewees alike
* Ability to work independently, self-motivated and organised, with a high level of resilience
* Strong communication skills, both verbally and written
* Working Knowledge of Google Workspace/Microsoft Office and strong data processing skills
* Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
* Attention to detail and discretion are essential. Confidentiality is paramount in safeguarding the personal information being processed
* Ability to plan, manage and coordinate resourcing and training schedules.

Desirable Experience

* Previous experience in a customer facing environment
* Previous experience interviewing
* Previous experience in the personnel security environment and risk identification
* Previous experience of case management and analysis
* Previous experience of report writing
* Previous experience supporting resourcing and training coordination

You will need to under go SC clearance for this role but we anticipate that successful candidates will be cleared within 2 weeks. If you fit the above criteria and would like to be considered please apply today as we will be reviewing applications daily


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