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Our Vacancy

Security Vetting Assistant

  • Defence
  • Permanent / Support Functions
  • Blackburn
  • 15/06/24
  • On site

Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.

Every day, our 7,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy. We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.

Job Description

Your Mission:

Working in a business critical role with our Security Team,  the Security Vetting Assistant will play a vital role in onboarding and ensuring security clearance for all staff and contractors.

Location: Blackburn (preferred), Derby, or Sunderland with hybrid working (2/3 days in the office).

Key Responsibilities:

  • 📄 Process vetting applications for staff and contractors.
  • 💬 Provide support and advice on all types of vetting.
  • ⏳ Monitor existing clearances and ensure timely renewals.
  • 📝 Advise on policy changes related to vetting.
  • 🔍 Liaise with external agencies for security clearances.
  • 🔒 Manage personnel security risks with thorough checks.
  • 📞 Act as the main contact for vetting and security inquiries.
  • 🚨 Support incident reporting and follow-up actions.
  • 📊 Assist with internal and external vetting audits.
  • 🗂 Provide vetting info for security reports.
  • 🎫 Issue site access passes to staff.
  • 🤝 Collaborate with other teams for timely onboarding. 

My profile


Qualifications and Experience:

  • 💻 Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • 🗂 Previous experience in a similar vetting role.

Person Specification:

  • ✅ Reliable and self-motivated.
  • 🔒 Able to maintain confidentiality.
  • ✔️ Methodical and detail-oriented.
  • ⏲️ Strong ability to meet deadlines.
  • 🗣️ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 🔍 Solution-focused mindset.
  • 🤝 Team player.

Why become a Switcher?

Career Growth:

  • 📈 Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

Hybrid Working:

  • 🏠 Enjoy a flexible work environment with hybrid working options.

Supportive Culture:

  • 🤝 Collaborative and inclusive workplace that values your contributions.

Employee Well-being:

  • ❤️ Focus on work-life balance and employee well-being programs.

Learning and Development:

  • 📚 Access to continuous learning opportunities and training.

Security and Stability:

  • 🔒 Join a company with a strong reputation for security and stability in its projects and operations.

Join Assystem and be part of a forward-thinking company that invests in your future!


We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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