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Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 77,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours' contracts.

The UK ATN-I line of business within Jacobs provides engineering design, construction, planning, support, survey, design-build, project management and/or program management for our many clients


With more than fifty years of experience across the complete nuclear asset lifecycle, we support client delivery and the associated infrastructure requirements at every stage of a project.

Recognised a leader in the energy industries, our team consistently receives high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in their categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors and Top Transportation Companies.

Our team is experiencing exciting growth within our established practice and we have a need for key hires to support the projects that sit under our PSP(N) framework that we have with the UK MoD DIO. The PSP(N) Framework involves the provision of multi-disciplinary design and engineering, programme / project management, project controls, risk management, procurement, HSEQ and construction supervision services / expertise.

Role Requirements:

  • Be responsible to the Client for security management and governance of the client's staff and sub-contractors

  • Act as the Client's security SPOC for both the client's Customer, contractors and security stakeholders

  • Ensure the Client's compliance with the Cabinet Office's Security Policy Framework (SPF), the clients security orders and Base/Facility security orders

  • Be lead security advisor to the Client and the clients contractors for all physical, personal and information security aspects

  • Provide programme and project security risk & audit advice and guidance as required to the PDs and PMs

    o Attend project kick-off meetings to ensure compliance / awareness

    o Oversee project security plans / strategies

  • Provide contractual advice for security aspects of bids

  • Provide contractual advice for project security contracts

  • Have a thorough knowledge of JSP 440 and the Security Policy Framework

  • Produce project Security Aspects Letters (SALs) iaw JSP 440 and JSP 101 standards

  • Have a thorough understanding of MOD Cyber Security requirements

  • Manage, develop and supervise the clients security team

  • Ensure the correct administration processes are in place for the security registers (eg, IT registers, camera registers)

  • Manage, implement and oversee internal and external security audits

  • Ensure appropriate level of physical security is applied to the client's facilities that process sensitive information

  • Implement and maintain the client's security risk register

  • Create and maintain a set of the client's local Security Instructions

  • Capable of giving briefs to all levels of staff.

  • Chair quarterly Security Engagement Group security meetings attended by the MoD Security Organisation and the client's Principal Security Advisor staff

  • Provide monthly security reports

  • Investigate, report and log any security related breaches

  • Provide tailored security training and education to the client and the client's contractors as appropriate to the needs of the programme / projects:

    o Physical security training

    o Online security awareness

    o MOD expectations security training

    o Personal data training

    o Suspicious package training (for mail handlers)

    o Security culture and behavioural training

  • Provide security guidance for Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery plans

  • Be SQEP for the role of as Senior Security Controller

  • Office 365, Microsoft Word and Excel experience requiredThe Individual:

    **The individual must be a FULL UK National due to the nature of the project**

    The successful candidate will hold a degree level qualification or equivalent experience in this field.

  • This role requires and individual with strong assertiveness skills and at the same time an attribute that allows all stakeholders confidence to approach/challenge on a one to one level.

  • The successful applicant will require at least 5 years working experience within a highly regulated security environment.

  • Be able and willing to obtain SC level clearance.

  • Strong report writing skills required

    Our Culture:

    At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go 'BeyondZero' by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

    We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

    When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

    To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

    Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

    JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.
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