Protective Security Specialist

About the job

About this opportunity
P27 Nordic Payments is looking for Protective Security Specialist who will work to ensure that P27 complies with the regulations required by an organisation regulated under the Swedish Protective Security Act.

The role will require a broad understanding of the constituent parts of the act. The Protective Security Specialist will be located in our office in Stockholm and report directly to the Protective Security Officer (Säkerhetsskyddschef) who reports to P27’s CEO.

About the role

You will be working with both physical- and personnel security and will be tasked with conducting inspections, both internally at P27 and at our vendors worldwide. As Protective Security Specialist some of your tasks will be to conduct security vetting interviews, background checks, physical on-site inspections and evaluation of existing security methods and measures. You will also conduct investigations regarding personnel- and physical security incidents.

You will work with the business units to facilitate protective security assessments and help them implement suitable security measures. You will also work with P27’s bi-annual protective security analysis, special assessments and security plans following the Swedish Security Protection Act and other relevant standards regulating physical, personnel and information security.

As a Protective Security Specialist in P27, your tasks will also be to:

  • Actively contribute to a proactive and systematic protective security culture
  • Perform threat, vulnerability, and security assessments following the act
  • Conduct security inspections of outsourcing vendors to assure compliance, monitoring and reporting of weaknesses
  • Provide awareness and training to employees with regards to protective security
  • Maintain and administrate the physical security within P27

About you

To succeed in this role, we expect that you:

  • Are ambitious, pragmatic, problem-solving with an eye for regulatory context and boundaries
  • Have a positive, critical, pro-active, and result-oriented attitude
  • Deliver timely, high-quality services which enable tactical decision making
  • Are a person not afraid to make your point clear and able to speak up if necessary
  • Are a team player and enjoys helping and developing colleagues

The values that guide us in P27 Nordic Payments are; Together – Excellence – Trust – Courage. We assume that you share these values with us.

Your experience and background

Experience with protective security in regulated industries i.e. Finance, Government Agency Medico, ISP or Energy

  • Relevant background, from risk, security and law enforcement, legal or similar education and experience
  • Competencies within security protective security, physical security, personnel security and information security
  • Hands-on experience with the Swedish Protective Security Act and/or ISO27001/2
  • Fluency in English and Swedish (working language is English)

It is a prerequisite for employment that you will pass a security background clearance (Register Control) performed by the Swedish Security Services and subsequently maintain the security clearance throughout your employment period.

Next steps

Please apply via LinkedIn by sending a cover letter together with your CV in one document no later than 7 October. Interviews can be initiated before the deadline if the right candidate applies so, please send your application as soon as possible. We reserve the right to reply only to selected applications.

Background checks are an integrated part of our recruitment process. The role as Protective Security Specialist is placed in security class and is subject to register control.
For additional information about the position, please contact the Protective Security Officer Sebastian Tham,