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Assistant Project Security Manager

Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Closing date
12 Aug 2021

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Aerospace, Defence, Engineering, Information Technology
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Airbus pioneers sustainable aerospace for a safe and united world. The Company constantly innovates to provide efficient and technologically-advanced solutions in aerospace, defence, and connected services. In commercial aircraft, Airbus offers modern and fuel-efficient airliners and associated services. Airbus is also a European leader in defence and security and one of the world's leading space businesses. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions and services worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Job Description:

Are you a motivated and innovative security professional who relishes being a key player in the security and compliance of a flag ship classified programme? Do you enjoy collaborating with a range of business and government stakeholders to develop and implement critical security processes?

If so then this role is for you!

Due to an internal move we are looking for an Assistant Project Security Manager for a secure government Project, to develop and manage the Stevenage-specific Protective Security aspects for assets, information and personnel operating, and being manufactured, as part of the wider project. You will be joining a small team which is part of a larger project. You will be reporting to the Stevenage Site Security Manager and closely supporting the parent Programme Security Manager to ensure that all aspects of the spacecraft's design and manufacturing work being conducted at Airbus Stevenage are conducted in a secure and compliant manner, including delivery of the following:

Project Security & Stakeholder Management - You'll be developing and maintaining a high standard of regulatory process and compliance to ensure that the project's design and manufacturing teams are operating in accordance with legislative and regulatory frameworks such as the HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF) and Government Functional Standard 007; Cabinet Office Contractual Process; and Defence Standards and Conditions as they relate to the protection of classified and List-X assets. You'll be working with business and government stakeholders at a range of levels to advise and negotiate contractual security and Security Risk Management; and ensure the Project Security's seamless integration with the wider Site Security Team and other business elements such as Human Resources, Information Management and Facilities Management. You'll also be the conduit between the Project Team and parent Programme Security Manager in articulating the requirements of and progress towards ISO27000 certification, and supporting the Project Manager in implementing ISO28000 across the supply chain.

Physical and Personnel Security - You'll be responsible for meeting both programme and government requirements in surveying and designing the physical security of new List-X areas and other deployed locations; writing Project Security Instructions; and designing and delivering security education and briefings to project team members, visitors and supporting business elements, to ensure that all meet the required standard to access the project's classified assets and networks.

Information Assurance - You'll be responsible for managing the organisation, movement and accounting of the project's classified assets at Stevenage and various other test facilities, developing bespoke solutions to ensure that the project's ways of working remain compliant with contractual and government security requirements. You'll also by pivotal in supporting the management and investigation of security incidents and breaches through your in depth knowledge of, and relationship with, the project itself.

Further Information

Required Skills.

Successful applicants should be able to meet the following requirements:

- Able to provide a proven track record of experience in the delivery of safe, effective and value for money security operations, in either commercial or HMG environments.

- Possessing a good understanding of HMG and ideally MOD Security rules and regulations.

- Demonstrating confident and articulate IT, verbal and inter-personnel skills for effective communication with customers, government authorities, project members and business leaders.

- Able to work effectively both independently and as a team, in a multinational environment.

- Able to travel occasionally within the UK and overseas when required.

- An understanding and / or experience in implementing ISO27000 is desirable.

Training available.

Whilst managerial experience and a broad understanding of commercial and /or government security are required, we can provide further training in:

- Protective Security in Critical National Infrastructure.

- Project Management.

- Defence Industry and MOD security process.

- ISO27000.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways so please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can't promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief and we value the strength that diverse perspectives bring to our business, so if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve UKSV Security Check clearance at the appropriate level in order to undertake related work in accordance with business needs.

In return we can offer a competitive salary with annual profit share; an ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave and strong career development options across our transnational, market leading company.

Site information.

We are a 5 minute walk from Stevenage train station (which has step free and lift access), and are easily accessible by road and bus with free car parking, cycle racks, a restaurant and shower / changing facilities on site. We're also within walking distance of many amenities including:

- High-street shops and supermarkets.

- Restaurants and eateries.

- Gyms, Swimming pool and Parks.

- Cinema, bowling and Recreational facilities.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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