Supply Chain Security Officer

Job Type:
Cyber Security
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Supply Chain Security Officer
Business Unit: Strategic Infrastructure
Location: Remote, with UK Travel

Overall Department Direction
The role is a full time position within the Major Infrastructure Project (MIP) Business Unit.

MIP is responsible for safely and efficiently delivering ~£1Bn of infrastructure upgrades at Devonport Royal Dockyard to support the UK's submarine programme.

Main Purpose of Role
The Supply Chain Security Officer role is to provide the relevant assurance of Security and Information Assurance across the supply chain and within their assigned projects areas and is therefore responsible for providing the relevant information in fulfilling our obligations in relation to MoD security regulations.

These activities would include conducting audits on suppliers against their responses in the Supplier Assurance Questionnaires (SAQs); Assessing their compliance with any flow down requirements where they may have sub contracted elements of work; Monitoring of Cyber Implementation Plans (CIP) where the supplier has not met the threshold of the assigned Cyber Risk Profile for the information being released; Spot checks of suppliers who are fully compliant with all the requirements to ensure they are undertaking what they state they are undertaking and can evidence this; Advising and supporting projects on their development of supply chain Security Aspects Letters (SALs)

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences
* Previous relevant experience in an Information Assurance/Security or Supply Chain role within the Defence, or similar regulated industry.
* An understanding of DefStan 05-138 regualtions is advantageous, but full training on this and other related MOD regulations will be provided
* Good awareness/knowledge in relation to ICT systems and their operation
* Experienced in Information Risk Management Processes
* Use of initiative and ability to work with no supervision
* Literate in IT applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
* Regulation and Governance interpretation
* Excellent Customer service, communication, presentation and negotiation skills
* Ideally has an understanding of trade controls issues and the impact of non-compliance

Membership of, and personal development activity with relevant bodies such as the Defence Industry Security Association (DISA), Cyber Security Information Sharing Partnership (CiSP), Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (MCIPS), or equivalent relevant qualification are desirable but not essential, as candidates who can demonstrate transferable skills and experience will also be considered.

This position is within the Strategic Infrastructure business unit as a Grade 5 which has a salary of £37,165.00 with DRDL Terms and Conditions.

Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, occupational health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.

Company Information
This role is within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. The Marine Sector delivers a wide array of complex through-life marine engineering services. Ranging from UK and international naval fleet support, commercial marine, engineering consultancy, weapons handling, equipment support, intelligence, cyber security and training delivered through unique owned and managed infrastructure to defence and civil customers across the globe.

Babcock International Group is committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to two week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments.

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Business Area - Devonport
Babcock International Group owns and operates the main refit, maintenance and workshop area of the 330 acre naval site at Devonport, known as Devonport Royal Dockyard, where it employs thousands of people. The remainder of the site at Devonport is owned by the Ministry of Defence and is known as Her Majesty's Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport - one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe.

Babcock and the Ministry of Defence work in partnership to operate and maintain this co-located site by providing through-life support for submarines, surface ships and associated systems and equipment.

Babcock has a large design and technology capability providing a wide range of support activities including feasibility and project definition studies, detail design and draughting, development trials, noise and vibration analysis, structural analysis, project management, integrated logistic support and risk management.

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