BAE Systems • Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

Security Associate – Contract Security Aspects Liaison

2 days/week at home

A little flex time

Job Description

Job title: Security Associate – Contract Security Aspects Liaison

Location: Barrow-In-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ensure contractual security requirements are reviewed thoroughly prior to acceptance by applicable stakeholders
  • Manage stakeholder interfaces to ensure timely delivery of reviews and compliance assessments etc
  • Coordinate and deliver security input into contractual change management activities
  • Capture and manage lessons learnt reviews and coordinate actions regards required improvements
  • Work unsupervised, taking the initiative and dealing with complex situations
  • Provide security advice and guidance to internal and external stakeholders and make recommendations to improve security solutions
  • Support the security culture by raising security awareness among employees, management and the community in the local area and modelling behaviours that demonstrate BAE Systems values

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience or exposure of Government contracts such as MoD/HMG Contractual Process and Security Aspects Letters
  • Strong understanding of security and security principles, gained in a corporate security management, aviation security, defence, law enforcement or military environment
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to adapt these skills to different circumstances and to be able to apply these skills across of levels of the enterprise
  • An ability to work unsupervised, taking the initiative and dealing with complex situations


  • Experience of Change management, development, implementation and/or operation of new processes
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to take a systematic approach to analyse and investigate issues and to develop solutions or improvements


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 leave incentive.

The Head Contract Security Team:

The post holder will execute security responsibilities associated with the Company’s Head Contracts in order to protect BAE Systems, its people, infrastructure, information and assets, as well as the interests of its shareholders and customers, and to fulfill regulatory and legal obligations.

Responsible for providing guidance and support to the functions on the security aspects of Head contracts including coordinating compliance assessments, communicating security aspects to the business, and for the provision of authoritative contract security advice at all levels of the enterprise, assisting with requests for quotations and other commercial processes to enhance business performance and contractual compliance.

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: 11th April 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
Annual bonus
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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