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Administrator (Security)

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Bristol

Administrator (Security)

Babcock Mission Systems

Hybrid working 2-3 days on site (Ashton Gate, Bristol)




Mission Systems forms a critical, and growing part of Babcock’s Marine organisation. As a trusted provider for global defence & security, we have a wide portfolio of best in class technical solutions that enable our customers to carry out their missions. It’s a really exciting and fast paced business carrying out a diverse range of activities. Mission Systems employs over 1,200 people across the UK and overseas with the largest sites based in Bristol, Plymouth and Ashchurch.


We are looking for a Security Administrator who will act as a focal point of contact for the effective support of all day-to-day Site / Business Unit security and IA related matters providing an advisory capacity ensuring key support functions are delivered in a smart, flexible and holistic manner.


You’ll be responsible for provide professional support to all business functions across Mission Systems (including the wider Babcock business where required) on all security matters including (but not limited to) full document management service for all accountable records, clearance and vetting service, travel assistance and travel security advice etc.


Although this role is working within the security team previous experience is not essential. We welcome applications from all administrative backgrounds including but not limited to - financial services, civil service, defence, ICT. Full on the job training will be provided.


What will you be doing?


•    Interpreting, implementing and monitoring security controls for the appropriate protection of Babcock sensitive and classified assets.  Including those of our customers and third parties. 

•    Assist in the development and maintenance of all security related policies and processes.

•    Support and maintain all Security and Information Risk Management (IRM) compliance across the business and ensure that Contractual security requirements are met at all times.

•    Ensure all security incidents are investigated and reported in a timely manner and that any corrective action is properly identified and implemented.

•    Liaise with Information Asset Owners (IAO’s) to ensure the effective management of controls and KPI’s associated with all Information Assets and where necessary act as the IAO for all security related information assets.

•    Support the relevant part of the business with the recommendation, planning and implementation of appropriate security requirements and controls for any new contract award or bid process.

•    Provide effective liaison with all internal stakeholders and external organisations and agencies.

•    Manage the security requirements of the outsourced security guarding contract and liaise closely with the supplier to develop and monitor KPI’s / SLA’s as appropriate.

•    Act as a key representative of the security department providing essential and relevant guidance across all business areas and personnel.

•    Provide essential support to the protection of assets, the maintenance of a safe and secure environment as well as promoting the strong reputation of the business when dealing with internal stakeholders and external organisations.


The experience you’ll bring


•    A good level of education including numeracy and literacy.
•    Good IT skills to include a sound knowledge of Microsoft products (including MS Office, Excel, Access, Outlook, Word)

•    Previous experience working within an Administrative role.


What a role with Babcock offers?


  • Holiday entitlement: 25 days, plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme with employee pension contributions matched up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Our Babcock Rewards Platform allows you to choose from a range of benefits that best meet your needs, including: critical illness insurance, travel insurance, healthcare cash plan, dental insurance, shopping offers and discounts
  • Employee Share Plan
  • Free, independent employee assistance programme, offering confidential information, support, advice and counselling, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
  • Professional memberships, personal development training and opportunities
  • If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support
    of your training commitments.

About Babcock Mission Systems


The Security team ensures that Mission Systems complies with legislation and works to ensure that everyone works safely and securely. This close-knit team based in and around Bristol delivers guidance and support across global sites. With such a big remit, each and every day is different.


This role is within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group, which delivers a wide array of complex through-life marine engineering services to defence and civil customers across the globe. These range from UK and international naval fleet support, commercial marine, engineering consultancy, weapons handling, equipment support, intelligence, cyber security and training.


A number of employee networks support and foster diversity and inclusion within Babcock, connecting people across the business and empowering them to achieve their potential. Our Diversity and Inclusion strategy amplifies their influence.


Application Guidance


All applications should be made online using PC, Laptop or Mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please click here. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant.

We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. 






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