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Security Coordinator

Want to feel like you are making a real difference in the Nuclear sector?

Come and join our talented team where you will play a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects.

AtOrano, our people are our biggest asset. By investing in our staff and fostering a culture of continued professional development within the company, we combine the skills and experience of our teams with our commitment to a professional and high-quality level of service. We believe in the importance of developing and maintaining a good working environment to support staff development.

We understand that different people have different priorities, which is why we pride ourselves on our supportive and friendly environment and ability to provide flexible hybrid working arrangements. Site Locations Include: Warrington, Abingdon and or Westlakes.

Whether you’re working from an Orano office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. No matter where you sit in the organisation you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.


  • The role is based at our Abingdon office
  • Travel may be required on occasion between Orano offices and Client sites

Employment Type: Permanent, Full Time, 37-hour week

Role and Responsibilities

The role of Security Co-ordinator is to support the Head of Security in all security needs, including physical, information and personnel security.

The role provides a key function to support the smooth running of business and involves supporting the wider Orano Security Team to ensure appropriate security clearances, office controls and practices are in place, to ensure compliance with the appropriate security standards and to assist with the regular review of all associated Orano security policies and procedures.

Primarily, you will:

  • be Site Security Controller for the Orano Limited Abingdon office, i.e. you will
    • be the first point of contact for any security matters at the office, providing day-to-day operational support, guidance, and advice to staff with regards to all aspects of security.
    • assist the Head of Security with clint and regulator audits in that office to maintain List N / List X status.
    • conduct security awareness induction training for new starters in your office and participate in delivering company-wide refresher training and office-specific security briefings.
    • support the office manager in changing door codes and managing access to the office.
    • support the Head of Security in ensuring office-specific information security risk assessments are kept up to date.
    • conduct occasional office walk-rounds to assess compliance with procedures.
  • manage the Sign in App web portal for all locations – keeping the portal up to date with current personnel details and extant Orano procedures.
  • assist Head of Security to review and respond to Security Aspects Letters and cascade them to subcontractors where necessary.
  • assist the Head of Security with investigating security incidents in a timely manner, ensuring they are dealt with appropriately or escalate where necessary.
  • highlight and escalate any security risks to the Head of Security.
  • assist with personnel vetting where necessary, to help manage peaks in vetting applications.

This Job description is not exhaustive as the security co-ordinator role is in place to assist the Head of Security.

Preferred Role Requirements

  • You will be thorough and accurate, and fully IT literate. This means fully efficient in the use of Word and Outlook, with a good working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.
  • You will be committed to following required security guidance to ensure the company complies with requirements for working on specific contracts and the safe and secure storage and management of client protected and sensitive informationt.
  • It is essential in this role to have very good communication skills. You must have the ability to liaise with key stakeholders on sensitive matters.
  • You will be able to work both independently and within a team environment. You must be responsible and reliable, able to plan and organise work effectively and efficiently, monitoring and meeting deadlines with a good understanding of the wider implications and business impact.
  • 2-5 yrs experience of working in a secure office environment, preferably working with and protecting classified information or in a security-related role, not necessarily nuclear.

We value the transferable skills you gained from your previous work or personal experiences. we’re looking for people who are:

  • Good communicators and listeners
  • Empathetic
  • Resilient
  • Authentic
  • Curious
  • Adaptable

Why work for Orano Limited

Orano’s purpose is to provide customers with high performing products and services throughout the nuclear fuel cycle, thereby fully contributing to the efficient production of low-carbon nuclear energy, cancer-fighting radioisotopes, and innovative industrial applications.

Globally headquarters in Paris, with 16,000 employees worldwide, Orano includes eight primary business lines: Mining; Conversion & Enrichment; Logistics, for managing used nuclear fuel; Recycling & Nuclear Waste Management; Decommissioning & Dismantling; Nuclear Fuel Cycle Engineering; Operations Support, including radiological safety; and Nuclear Medicine.

These fuel cycle activities are of strategic importance to both the French nuclear sector and all customers operating reactors worldwide. Our clients are our number one priority and we are committed to providing a professional service to the highest standards of quality. We are a friendly company, place great emphasis on our working relationships and recognise the importance of partnering in our work.

Our Culture

Our ethos aligns with the Orano values of customer satisfaction; continuous improvement; respect and people development; exemplarity, integrity and responsibility; cohesion and team spirit. Building on these values, we have fostered a working culture that prioritises safety, performance and respect for everyone we work with, whether this relates to our clients, partners, or our own staff.

At Orano, we take pride in creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where everyone is welcome, and their contributions are valued. When we recruit, hire, train, promote or engage in any other employment practice we are opposed to any kind of less favourable treatment or financial reward to our employees or job applicants on the grounds of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background. We welcome all applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

Meeting your needs

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees:

  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays. You will also get an additional 1 day off for every 1-year service which is capped at 5
  • A competitive salary
  • One Professional Membership subscription paid for by the company
  • Private medical insurance
  • Annual Bonus Scheme 
  • Non-contribution pension scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity Pay
  • Group Income Protection
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Sports allowance
  • Online discount platform

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