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Air - Site Security Manager/Controller

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Site Security Manager

Location: Warton/Samlesbury

Salary: Circa £52,000 +

What you’ll be doing:

  • Responsibility for all aspects of security with specific responsibility for interpreting, implementing and monitoring security controls for the appropriate protection of classified assets held on the site
  • Conducting security reviews, supporting onsite teams with implementation of infrastructure uplifts to maintain compliance
  • Adhering to all legislative, customer physical and operational security standards
  • Managing Service Level Agreements with guarding service provider to ensure contractual requirements are met
  • Engaging with Senior Stakeholders, ensuring Operational Security needs are identified in business planning/development

Your skills and experiences:


  • Significant Security Experience within a High-Profile, High-Risk organisation holding Secret and Above UK, US and NATO PM materials
  • Evidence based extensive security experience in all fields including Personnel, Physical, Cyber and Information Security
  • Appropriate Security qualification from a certified body
  • Risk Management and Business Continuity Experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Gov 007, JSP440 and FSC


  • SHE Experience in a management role


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 Site Security team:

The Site Security Manager will work with a high performing small friendly team and act as the Security SME for the site leadership team. This high-profile role is responsible for the day to day running of Security within a World Leading Defence Industry Provider.

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.