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Security Administration Officer - 102010-1

Security Administration Officer - £30,000 per annum PAYE - 6 Month Contract Starting January 2021

Remote working initially - the role will then be based in Reading should restrictions change.

Our client is a global technology organisation who requires a Security Administration Officer to underpin all areas of the day to day administrative duties essential to the smooth operation of all aspects of a Secure facility, supporting their Secure Business and Service delivery into UK Central Government, Local Government, MOD and Police together with their partners.

This is a great opportunity for a confident self-starter to gain new skills and grow into a role in an interesting and well-established team/area.

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 to support The Security Controllers and The Vetting Manager these tasks relate to the operation of a secure facility and security clearances.

  • Act as the facility Security SME for facility users and visitors

  • Manage and act on items received in the group mailboxes for vetting and the secure facility.

    Promote and Support the secure use of the facility for classified engagements.

  • Verify the legitimate and secure use of the facility.

  • Responsible for Escorting contractors for facility maintenance.

  • Keep abreast of defence industry related security issues and provide physical and procedural security advice to staff, Contractors and Customers.

  • Attend monthly reviews for the Security Controllers to check workload, compliance, feedback and ensure best practice.


  • Ability to gain SC clearance.

  • Ability to proactively identify opportunities to support the work of others and make the security teams job run more smoothly by helping when needed.

  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with all levels of personnel; demonstrated ability to change direction in response to changing work situations.

  • Familiarity with security risk management principles and know or be able to learn how these apply to the smooth running of a secure facility

  • Must be proactive, able to deal with ambiguity, self-prioritise work resources, and juggle multiple tasks in a manner transparent to the team.

  • Must have the ability to work independently to achieve results with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment and build effective working relationships inside and outside of the group.

  • Demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills and ability to accommodate varied working styles and perspectives of diverse individuals.

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