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Security Associate

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, England, Cumbria
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9 Mar 2021

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Security Associate

Would you like to work for BAES Security, Fire and Resilience department? We currently have a vacancy for a Security Associate at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Security Associate, you will be supporting of all platforms throughout the business.

This role will provide you with a varied scope of work in a busy and challenging department, managing access to the site for BAEs and contract personnel through a wide range of companies.

We are just beginning an improvement strategy to look at all our process to work smarter not harder, this is an ideal role for someone to bring their current experience to the team.

Your main responsibilities as a Security Associate will involve:

Communicating security risks and issues to business managers and others and then applies and maintains specific security controls as required by organisational policy and local risk assessments

Collecting and collating evidence and key performance indicators as part of a formally conducted and planned review of activities, processes, products or services

Developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders to meet their requirements, including one to one liaison, setting expectations, interacting effectively and confidently with the Business Customers and Security Management

Providing advice and guidance to business stakeholders on security best practice and application of Security policies and processes in order to ensure compliance and/or risk management facilitating delivery of business objectives

Gathering data, analysing and preparing reports or presentations to feed information back to teams/managers

Monitoring the performance of allocated staff in order to ensure that work is carried out efficiently and effectively

Supporting the security culture by raising security awareness among employees and management in the local area and modelling behaviours that demonstrate BAE Systems values.

Your skills and qualifications:

  • Team Leadership experience and people management
  • Experience working with SAP
  • Intermediate or Advanced Excel and Microsoft packages
  • Experience of writing and presenting reports
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Experience delegating work based on current priorities within the team

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to have strong communication skills with the ability to liaise with various people at different levels within the business.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.


At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

We’re pleased to launch a BAE Systems first; an interactive video. If you are interested in learning more about working with submarines, click the link below to experience, in your own way, a day in the life at the BAE Systems submarine shipyard.

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