Security Officer

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  • Post Date: 17/01/2024
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MBDA Systems

Job title: Security Officer

Job description: MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

Salary: Up to £26,500 depending on experience

What we can offer you:

  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Paid overtime
  • Our enhanced parental leave offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and gym on site at Stevenage
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities

Shift Patterns

  • Working on a shift basis, made up of 12 hour shifts on a days and nights rota.

The opportunity! Security Officer/s

We are looking for someone to be part of a multi-skilled Security Team working at our Stevenage site.

The Security Officer is responsible for the effective physical control of entry, operation and monitoring of all security and safety equipment at the site, responding to any related incidents.

  • Operating security systems including Access Control System, CCTV, Radio Communication Systems, Perimeter Intruder Detection systems and various safety systems.
  • Undertaking patrols, securing buildings, operating in a Control Room environment, responding to emergencies and acting as initial incident controller.
  • Working with a highly experienced qualified combined in-house and externally supplied Security team.

You will be involved in varied security operations and gaining experience in Vetting and Registry duties/roles, expanding your knowledge of Security processes and procedures.

You will be joining an established and motivated team responsible for all aspects of physical and procedural Security and the opportunity to work towards the development of skills in Security Vetting, Document Registry, Cryptographic Material Control and Electronic Counter Measure roles

What we’re looking for from you:

To succeed in this role, you need an eye for detail, be flexible and as and when required, or for personal development, undertake training courses to enhance your skill-set.

  • Are you able to undertake shift work, both day and night shifts, and when required travel and work at other MBDA UK sites?
  • Do you have the experience and ability to work as part of a team and in a lone capacity, as on occasions you will be required in a location alone with no contact with colleagues?
  • Good working knowledge of security/safety processes.
  • Numerate and IT literate (word/email/PowerPoint/excel) to enable security activities to be carried out.
  • Good report writing skills
  • A willing, helpful attitude and a calm professional manner, when dealing with both internal and external customers.
  • Someone who is able to undertake the role under challenging circumstances e.g. Emergency situations having the ability to be adaptable when things are changed at the last minute!

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential. MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more…

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Please Note: MBDA UK Limited requires all employees to achieve the required medical and national security clearance for their role. Further restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may also apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

Due to the nature of our business, this particular vacancy requires the applicant as a minimum to be a British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship and capable of achieving the clearance levels mentioned above.

Expected salary: £26500 per year

Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Job date: Thu, 11 Jan 2024 02:38:52 GMT

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Job Detail
  • Career LevelOfficer
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYSecurity Services
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