A major energy organisation are leading the development of a key nuclear development programme in the South. They are currently seeking a Nuclear Security Specialist.

This permanent position entails an excellent package.

Role description

The Security Specialist will support security aspects (cyber/physical/corporate etc) of the programme development.


The Security Specialist will be independently responsible for the following work:

  • Performing daily work in the fields of Physical Protection, Cyber Security & Information Assurance, Workforce Trustworthiness, etc.
  • Contacting external stakeholders who are in charge of security areas;
  • Acting as the primary interface with relevant Competent Authorities.
  • Managing the interactions and interface in security areas:
  • Regular reporting the progress in security areas.

Essential skills

  • Bachelor degree or above, understand basic knowledge of nuclear safety, cyber security & information assurance, physical security protection (work experience about the fields of security in UK nuclear industry is preferred).
  • Experience as a consultant, design, engineering or operation affairs of nuclear facilities, including experience in the nuclear/energy security area.
  • Knowledge of UK nuclear or energy context and regulatory and licensing requirements.
  • Knowledge or experience should cover one or more specific topic areas as follows
    • Security Competence Management
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Reliability, Resilience and Sustainability of nuclear security regime
    • Physical Protection Systems
    • Cyber Security & Information Assurance
    • Workforce Trustworthiness
    • Policing and Guarding
    • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Be able to demonstrate the capability of project schedule developing and monitoring, with excellent project management skill set.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Skilfully use Office software.
  • Fluency in English both oral and writing.
  • UK security clearance or fulfilling the criteria to achieve UK security clearance.


Excellent package

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