BAE Systems • Warton, United Kingdom

FCAS Security – Professional for Supplier Assurance

2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements depending on the role you apply for – explore your options with our recruiter during the application process.

Job Description

Job Title: Professional for Supplier Assurance

Location: Warton

We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements . Please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role

Salary: £47,683 + depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to assess risk, ensure compliance and verify supplier security standards
  • Produce, update and manage Security Aspect Letters and OFFICIAL/MODII Letters, agreeing CIPs and ensure timely review and record keeping
  • Assess supplier risk, prioritize visits, conduct assurance activities and follow up on mandatory actions promptly
  • Deputise for the SSA Lead in updating templates and documents, reviewing and understanding applicable contractual documents and customer/legal requirements, submitting MoD request forms, leading stakeholder engagement sessions, supporting SSA practitioners with queries and reviewing SALs/reports produced
  • Assume the role of team leader to guide and support more junior members of the team

Your skills and experiences:


  • IT or Cyber Security experience and a strong understanding of information and cyber security principles
  • Experience in data gathering
  • Previous engagement in auditing and assessments
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Experience of working with commercial or legal documents


  • ISO27001 Lead Auditor qualifications
  • Experience of leading a team
  • Ability to produce reports and formal documents


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Security Assurance Team :

Newly established team, laying the foundation in shaping and refining processes, contributing directly to the growth and success of our business. As a part of the team, you will be collaborating with international partners with possible international travel and professional networking opportunities. You will have a chance to broaden your skill set and experience by exploring various facets of our operations. Working with us means being part of a dynamic environment where innovation, collaboration and personal growth are very much encouraged.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 14th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Buy or sell annual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Company shutdown periods
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
More information needed
More information needed
More information needed
Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
More information needed
More information needed

Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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