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Business Support - Security Officer


Gloucester, GB, GL20 8LZ

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:              Business Support - Security Officer
Location:             Tewkesbury, UK - Onsite
Compensation:   Competitive Salary + benefits
Role Type:          Full time / Permanent
Role ID:              SF 48344


Make a real impact, immediately


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Business Support - Security Officer at our Ashchurch site.
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


Mission Systems 



The Business Support - Security Officer role is based within our Mission Systems business area.

Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers’ needs.


The role


The difference our new Business Support - Security Officer will make

As a Business Support - Security Officer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. ISR is a thriving and growing business unit within Mission Systems. We are transforming and we need you to support us in forging new paths, and contributing as we grow through exciting, but sometimes challenging change


Day to day, you’ll secure the premises with regular patrolling of property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment and access points; permitting entry if required, obtain help by sounding alarms including marshalling and prevent losses and damage by reporting irregularities, informing staff and visitors of policy and procedures; deterring trespassers. You’ll compile reports by recording observations, information, occurrences and surveillance activities and also maintain the environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role is based on site at Tewkesbury but you must be able to travel throughout the UK. The shift pattern will comprise of 12 hour shifts over 4 days, 4 off, 4 nights, 4 off.


Essential experience


•    This post requires access to the most sensitive intelligence material regularly. Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo DV and SAO security clearances before taking up this post. Additionally, this material is of particular sensitivity to the UK and its distribution must be restricted to UK nationals. For the purposes of safeguarding national security applicants who do not hold or acquire DV clearance and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered this post.
•    Relevant qualifications desirable i.e. BTEC Level 3 Security Management or SIA
•    First Aid at Work or equivalent
•    Fire Marshall


What we offer


Generous benefits including:

•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
•    Employee Share Plan
•    Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
•    STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance


All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 15/02/2023





Job Segment: CSR, Management

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