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Security Vetting Officer

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  • Location:

    Stevenage

  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £18 - £20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jake Appleton

  • Email:

    Jake.Appleton@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH35577

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    24 April 2024

  • Start date:

    ASAP

SECURITY VETTING OFFICER - INSIDE IR35 - £20 PER HOUR - VIA UMBRELLA - 12 MONTHS - STEVENAGE - SINGLE STAGE VIRTUAL INTERVIEW PROCESS

Yolk Recruitment are recruiting for a Security Vetting Officer to join our client in Stevenage on an initial 12 month contract.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the dynamic and vibrant environment of security vetting. This is a crucial area of the business which supports the delivery of security cleared personnel. 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Skillset/experience required:

Essential:

  • Experience of HMG BPSS and UKSV vetting processes
  • 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

Desirable:

  • 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

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