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Security Vetting Officer

Mott MacDonald

Location: England

Job Type: Full time


Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

A bit about the team:

Our portfolio of defence projects offers an extensive range of programme support capabilities to defence agencies, including the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), and several other worldwide defence sector service suppliers. Mott MacDonald are looking to hire a Security Vetting Officer who will be responsible for providing support and process all types of vetting, new applications, transfers, shares and extensions and renewals.

Responsibilities will include;

  • Ensure caveats or restrictions relating to clearance holders are handled, recorded, and communicated correctly
  • Maintain an 'up to date' Vetting spreadsheet, and ensure that this information is mirrored in our Central Vetting Register
  • Comply with all Government standards relating to aftercare for all clearance holders in line with the Industry Personnel Security Assurance Framework
  • Conduct and follow all security processes created to handle security appraisal forms, change in personal circumstances, travel & security briefs
  • Liaise with the United Kingdom Security Vetting and other HMG vetting authorities
  • Inform the Divisional Security Controller about any Security Incidents
  • Observance of the Official Secrets Act and contribute towards a positive Security culture
  • Arrange site passes and Drug and Alcohol screenings
  • Act as point of contact for all staff and contractors for both specific vetting and general enquiries
  • Ensure enquiries are dealt with effectively and efficiently considering data protection and other security considerations in relation to disclosure of information