Vetting Partner

Romsey, United Kingdom (UK), Roke [00412]

Field(s) of expertise
Business Administration and Finance
Job type

About this job

Due to our continued growth, we are looking for a well-motivated and enthusiastic Vetting Partner to join our Enabling Services, People Security Team. This role plays a critical part of the overall security function within Roke.

The holder of the role provide a first line support service to colleagues and managers and will liaise with external agencies in the provision of Security Clearances, with adhoc travel to external parties who manage areas of the external process.

This role will be reporting to the Vetting Manager and will deputise for them when required.


What will your role look like?

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • To Process in house screening of BPSS, new applications, transfers, extensions and renewal of higher level clearance
  • To attend internal and external stakeholder meetings & produce management information on activities as required
  • To be responsible for in–house training arising with new staff or Vetting systems
  • Ensure all documentation is stored securely and held within accordance of the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Providing support and advice to the business with guidance from the Vetting Manager and Security Controller when necessary
  • Observance of the Official Secrets Act


What are we looking for from you?

  • Understanding of General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Must be able to act in the strictest confidence when dealing with Secure Vetting.
  • Attention to detail is paramount.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • An ability to challenge and negotiate when confronted with problematic situations.
  • An ability to work under time constraints.
  • You will ideally have previous expertise within a Personnel Security Vetting Role, experience within a public sector security with knowledge of the UK vetting process would be a distinct advantage for this role.

What can we offer you?

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including bonus scheme, private medical insurance and pension, along with a whole host of flexible benefits to include flexi-time, travel insurance and dental care.


Due to the nature of this position, candidates must be willing to undergo, and be eligible to achieve DV clearance. As a result, you should be a British Citizen and have the lived in the UK for the past 10 years. Should you already have clearance, we will provide assistance transferring your clearance, as well as, pay a high-level clearance bonus.

We are committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Our working environment is friendly, creative and inclusive. We can accommodate flexible working arrangements, and support a diverse work force and those with additional needs.

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