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Supplier Security Assurance Manager

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Supplier Security Assurance Manager

Location: Warton – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: £52,084+ depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leading the FCAS Supply Chain Security Assurance Team
  • Working with other specialist security areas to deliver an integrated supply chain security solution
  • Operating the supply chain in accordance with the Security Requirements, supporting suppliers, including :
  • Undertaking physical visits to suppliers, as a part of the due diligence process
  • Assessing the cyber risk assurance process across suppliers
  • Generating Security Aspect Letter to define security requirements for individual suppliers
  • Proactively engage stakeholders, in particular Engineering and Procurement, to ensure security requirements are captured
  • Working collaboratively with partner companies, both within the UK and internationally

Your skills and experiences:


  • Business professional qualifications and/or Qualified to Degree standard or equivalent
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities for multi-disciplined stakeholder team
  • Strong IT knowledge, in particular Excel, Power Point and Word
  • Ability to prioritise workload and communicate this to stakeholders when required


  • Experience in problem solving and working collaboratively within the team and with other stakeholders to identify solutions
  • Security knowledge


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 Supplier Security Assurance Team:

Operating as a key member of the FCAS Supplier Security Assurance Team you will provide Security expertise, and governance in support of the operational and strategic needs of the FCAS business.

The FCAS is being developed as the Global Combat Air Programme across the UK, Japan and Italy. The concept and assessment phase contract will see the partners develop a range of digital concepts, embedding new tools and techniques to design, evaluate and shape the final design and capability requirements of Tempest.

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.