Vetting Officer

Romsey, United Kingdom (UK), Roke [000427]

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 Officer to join our Enabling Services, People Security Team. This role plays a critical part of the overall security function within Roke.

You will ideally have previous experience within a Security Vetting Role, liaising with government agencies, knowledge of the UK vetting process would be a distinct advantage for this role. This position also offers the chance to deputise for the Vetting Manager when necessary.


Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Provide support and process all types of Vetting (BPSS, SC, ESC, DV), new applications, transfers, extensions and renewals.
  • To Liaise with the United Kingdom Security Vetting and other HMG vetting authorities
  • Providing support and advice to the business with guidance from the Vetting Manager and Security Controller when necessary
  • Maintain physical and electronic vetting records ensuring timely renewals are up held
  • Record keeping and controlling of Aftercare Incident Reporting
  • To attend internal and external stakeholder meetings
  • Observance of the Official Secrets Act


What are we looking for from you?

  • Prior Knowledge and experience of government security vetting, with experience of at least 1 year in a similar role.
  • Understanding of General Data Protection Regulation.
  • Must be able to act in the strictest confidence
  • Organised, able to priortise own work load


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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