Job Descriptions

11 Oct 2021

Security Advisor - Controller

Elbit Systems UK Stand: S9

The Role 


Location -  Bristol 


Reports to -  Head of Security 


Direct Reports -  None 


Security Clearance requirements: - SC Clearable 


Responsibilities include:  


  • Carry out full spectrum of Security Controller responsibilities and support the security accreditation of new sites including advising on physical and personnel security measures. 

  • Be the ‘go-to’ point of contact for security enquiries from programmes. Understand, collaborate and advise on program/bid related security compliance requirements. Prepare security artefacts for programmes e.g. Security Management Plans. 

  • Ensure organisational adherence with HMG Security Policy Framework requirements and other relevant Defence Security policies.  

  • Support the development and implementation of security initiatives designed to safeguard our people, places, information and reputation. 

  • Support in developing threat/ risk-based security incident response plans, including with external agencies. Support incident response.  

  • Forge and maintain excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. 

  • Ensure a robust security culture exists within the company. Provide staff training and advice as required. Deliver the security induction training for new employees. 

  • Support in the management and supervision of contracted security resources 


  • Perform audits for the programs/bids including capturing security resource requirements.  

  • Assist in the reporting and investigation of security incidents. 

  • Any additional tasks to ensure the success of the role and support to the Security function within ESUK. 


Excellent communication skills 

Customer focussed with relationship building skills 



  • Previous experience working within a UK Government security environment or Defence sector and familiarity with HMG Security Policy Framework 

  • Experience with handling material and managing Security aspects of an accredited facility at the highest level of security classification 

  • Experience of working within Defence programmes and List X environments 

  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a high tempo environment with minimum supervision across a broad spectrum of tasks 

  • Demonstrated practical experience of security problem solving – threat identification, finding and implementing solutions to mitigate. 

  • Previous experience working as a Security Controller 

  • Experience of Security audit/ compliance in accordance with ISO 27001 or other recognisable frameworks.

  • Good planning, organisational, administrative and presentational skills 

  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office Suite) 

  • Highly organised, self-motivated Team Player 

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