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Job #: R-00135790
Location: Bristol, GB
Category: Industrial Security
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance Required: UK - SC


Programme Security Manager

Programme Name: LCST

Location: Bristol, UK. This role offers hybrid working comprising working from Leidos sites, Customer sites and Supplier sites as well as some working from home thus ensuring the incumbent has equal opportunity to get under the skin of the programme but also maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Join our UK Team who are committed to a Mission!..

The Role:

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join us on a permanent basis to lead the Security programme for our flagship contract in the UK. This role is critically important in ensuring the secure delivery of operations for this significant UK Government capability.

Whilst holding primary responsibility for assuring physical and personnel security across the Leidos estate and throughout our supplier basis, the incumbent will also be governing all other security aspects, placing them at the centre of programme operations with the opportunity to influence our performance and assure the board of our compliance.

We are seeking a dynamic security professional with experience of supporting or leading a security programme for Defence or wider Government. Supported by a wider team of security, risk and resilience professionals, the incumbent will be innovative and agile in their approach and able to respond efficiently and effectively to new Customer taskings or security related events.


The Programme Security Manager is specifically responsible for the maintenance and assurance of a complete security management system that ensures Team Leidos operates and delivers in accordance with HMG Security policy and procedure, by:

  • Developing, implementing and maintaining the programme security management plan including any supplementary policy and procedure
  • Co-ordinating security activities and the implementation of security controls across Team Leidos through collaborative working
  • Representing the Team Leidos Security Team as the Team Leidos Programme Security Lead to the Authority, establishing and maintaining all relevant relationships.
  • Advising management and third parties on the interpretation and implementation of contractual and, where appropriate, legislative security controls in all areas of security (not limited to information, physical, personnel, risk management and incident management)
  • Proactively building and presenting successful business cases to address emerging and/or extant security risk
  • Implementing a supplier security assurance programme to assure Leidos and the Authority of compliant operational activities throughout the supply chain
  • Ensuring that any breach of security is immediately investigated and reported to the respective Contracting Authority, and any other relevant authorities, ensuring that the circumstances are fully investigated,  and a thorough report and impact analysis is prepared
  • Remaining familiar and up to date with UK Government Security Policy Framework and all contractually mandated security policies, procedures, conditions and similar
  • Managing and coordinating the physical, personnel and system security for Leidos buildings directly supporting Team Leidos
  • Developing and delivering an effective security education and awareness programme across Team Leidos
  • Providing any related support as directed by Programme or Leidos Leadership

Clearance Requirements:

  • Clearance to Start  BPSS
  • Clearance for Role  SC

Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you...

What we do for you:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
•    Contributory Pension Scheme
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
•    Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)

•    Dynamic Working 

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture.  We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.  If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

Who We Are:

The Logistics Commodities & Services Transformation (LCST) Programme for the UK Ministry of Defence is a critical effort to enhance and improve the UK’s defence supply chain. The programme provides essential services such as storage and distribution for the MOD's materiel, including a global freight service and the procurement and inventory management of 70,000 commodity NATO Stock Number (NSNs).

Working together as Team Leidos we are helping to transform the UK's defence supply chain by providing an integration of a complex mixture of services, at low risk, using a modern suite of systems that will deliver one version of the truth. For the first time, the MOD will see the whole picture, as it is happening.

What Makes Us Different:

Purpose: you can use your passion and abilities at Leidos to keep the people you care about safe. We are at the forefront of machine learning, AI, cyber security and solutions. Using your skills in the technology frontline by helping to build a safer world.  You can inspire change.

Collaboration: having flexibility to do your job is one of our core benefits, enabling you to become part of our extraordinary team.  We have been empowering our people to work flexibly for years.  Whether you work from home, the office or on customer sites, we will give you the digital tools and the flexibility to work smarter and align your needs and ours.          

People: Leidos empowers people from every background to be themselves and gives you the tools to learn new skills by enabling growth whilst developing. We believe that extraordinary people need opportunities to grow, to be inspired and to inspire others. At Leidos, we invest in technical academies, career rotations and a career development plans that enhance your future.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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