Security Controller - DV/SC Cleared

London (South)
£30000 - £40000 per annum
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Security Controller- Permanent - London - £30,000 - £40,000 per annum A vacancy has arisen at our client's London headquarters for a Security Controller. This is a business critical role sitting within a growing practice and working closely with key members of our client's senior management team. Our client's strategy and long-term commitment is focussed on continued growth and development of our client's Defence and Security practice within the UK. This opportunity is to lead our Security function as a part of our continued investment in the UK Defence and Security sectors, with a specific focus on developing a long-term sustainable practice and both growing our client's revenues and market access within this space. There are significant opportunities for internal career development and for an individual to really make this role their own, as well as influence high-level strategic decisions. The Security Controller acts with the delegated authority of the Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO) and produces the reports and undertakes the actions necessary to ensure company security policies are followed. The Security Controller will be the first point of contact for any security issues and is responsible for all compliance and coordination with clients and law enforcement organisations. Exceptions to the security policies may only be approved by the SIRO and the Security Controller has a duty to log and report these to the Accreditor(s). Key Responsibilities: Supervision of physical security: Ensuring the security policy is maintained and fit for purpose Organising and operating security regime Ensuring maintenance and compliance of security policy Ensuring security audits are completed and controls are applied and monitored regularly. Coordination of incident reporting: Ensuring that breaches are identified, reported, assessed and remediated Ensuring that escalation is owned and effectively undertaken to reduce additional risks and that the SIRO remains informed of progress against agreed remediation plan. Ensuring that the Company maintains a security training and awareness schedule for all new, current and former staff that is appropriate for level of asset exposure: Attending relevant Security Controller and security training courses and ensuring completed training is refreshed as often as necessary Attending and actively participating in our client's Security Board Other duties as assigned by reporting manager or Security Board. Required Skills and Experience: We are looking for an experienced and pragmatic Security Controller with experience including information security management, vetting and compliance. The ideal candidate will have: Previous Security Controller experience liaising with the Ministry of Defence and other secure Governmental agencies A track record liaising with auditors and accreditors Experience supporting and leading a company through facility audits Comprehensive understanding and knowledge of UK Security Governance and Clearance procedures Any relevant Security Controller qualifications may be beneficial but are not mandatory Due to the nature of this role, we will only consider applications from candidates holding active and relevant UK security clearances You will be required to hold a minimum of DV security clearance. If you do not hold an active DV clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying. Hit the 'Apply now' button to apply and to discuss this role further. We will be delighted to hear from you (c) Copyright Datasource Computer Employment Limited 2016. This job was originally posted as