Security Vetting Support Officer

Stevenage, Hertfordshire





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Our client has an opportunity for a Security Vetting Support Officer to join them on an initial 12-month contract. You will be part of a highly motivated and progressive team who are the first layer of security in ensuring any personnel risks are identified and managed.
Role: Security Vetting Support Officer
Location: Stevenage or Bolton
Hours: Full Time – 2 days a week in the office, 3 days from home
Hourly Rate: £20 per hour via Umbrella – inside IR35
Clearance: BPSS required to start. Full SC will be completed thereafter
What you’ll be doing:

  • Support Recruitment in obtaining security clearances and checks for all new employees.
  • Supporting with the management of confidential and complex vetting enquiries.
  • Be point of contact for vetting issues/problems.
  • Liaise with UKSV and other external agencies when appropriate.
  • Work with external IT platform to obtain and update security clearances.
  • Provide support to areas of Security Services.
  • Lead on departmental projects for successful implementation to meet deadlines.
  • In addition, you will be required to support the Personnel Security Manager in the successful implementation of the Vetting Strategy. Your role will be diverse and fast-paced as you support the department and business in achieving its objectives and reducing risk to the organisation.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of HMG BPSS and UKSV vetting processes
  • Strong IT Skills including Microsoft Office
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work under pressure and prioritise work as required
  • Professional meticulous approach, with a keen eye for detail
  • Experienced on the use of electronic Vetting Databases and multi IT platforms
  • ‘Can do’ positive attitude for success
  • Right to live and work in the UK without restrictions

Desirable Requirements:

  • Security Vetting DISA Course
  • Experience and knowledge of MOD and defence industry
  • Relevant vetting and Personnel Security experience or qualification
  • Awareness and knowledge of recruitment and on boarding processes for defence industry
  • Personnel Security awareness for the ongoing aftercare of security cleared staff
  • Presentational experience for the delivery of training

There may be possibility of travelling to Stevenage/Bolton sites for training, team days etc.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately!

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