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Secure By Design Senior Lead


BAE Systems

Listed on

10th July




£70,000 - £70,000



Job Title: Secure By Design Senior Lead

Location: Preston or Frimley. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £70,000 + depending on experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Support the Head of Cyber Governance and Standards in maintaining and developing cyber security standards, policies, processes, and procedures
  • Manage the end-to-end development of new centralised policies, ensuring alignment with industry standards, regulatory requirements, and best practices
  • Act as Deputy Chair for Secure By Design development workshops with SMEs, providing subject matter expertise and guidance to different sectors as required
  • Apply expert knowledge and skills in Cyber Security to deliver IT and cyber solutions that support the company's strategic and tactical goals
  • Offer well-informed advice to enhance the effectiveness of significant business activities, ensuring it is properly understood and appropriately utilised
  • Collaborate with other managers to support the development and implementation of BAE Systems' cyber security strategy

Your skills and experiences:


  • In-depth knowledge of the Cyber Career framework including with professional institutions to support the Information Management and Technology Function, alongside experience in delivering medium-sized projects across various IM&T Cyber skill sets
  • Proven expertise in one or more areas such as assurance, governance, risk, or policy, with a track record in comprehensive security environments, including Cyber, Personnel, and Physical security
  • Robust understanding of relevant standards and regulations (e.g., ISO 27001, NIST)


  • Relevant IT or business degree
  • Experience in consultancy or a people management position


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Cyber Security team:

Join our dynamic Cyber Security team within the Information Management & Technology (IM&T) function at BAE Systems' Head Office. Reporting to the Cyber Manager and working within the Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) team, you'll play a crucial role in shaping our Cyber function from the ground up across the business.

In this role, you'll leverage your deep understanding of cyber security, governance, operational risk, policy, and assurance to ensure security principles are integrated into all our projects and bids. You'll also perform assurance against security controls and manage the security lifecycle. This position offers a unique opportunity to work closely with senior stakeholders, building relationships across BAE Systems, and deputising for the Cyber Manager, providing a platform for career growth and development in a highly supportive and collaborative environment.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation

Closing Date: 24th July 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Contact Name: Sarah Shackel

Reference: TJ/6190/118144_1720618683

Job ID: 3330974

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