SAP Security Specialist


Job summary

Circa £65,000 dependent on experience
Information Technology
Aerospace / Avionics, Defence
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job


MBDA are currently undertaking a transformation programme to move to SAP S/4HANA.  This is a key role owning the access control and security of this system

Job Title: SAP Security Specialist

Salary:  Circa £65,000 dependent on experience

Location: Stevenage or Bolton based

Dynamic (hybrid) working: 1-2 days per week on-site due to workload classification

Security Clearance: British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship

Restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

The opportunity:

MBDA are looking for a SAP Security Specialist to act as a SAP Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Access and Authorisations Specialist/Project Manager.  Within this role you will be an active contributor to the MBDA SAP S/4HANA transformation programme.

The aim of this program is to harmonize our business processes at European level. In this context, we are implementing a new cooperative architecture based in part on the national and group platforms of SAP Access Control, SAP S/4 Hana, BW/4HANA BPC and SAP Analytics Cloud.

The key focus for this role will be on project delivery and the operational maintenance of SAP access control solutions (including SAP GRC) and the organization and deployment of SAP access authorisations.

What we're looking for from you:

  • Knowledge and experience of authorisation and role design for SAP systems (SAP S/HANA, SAP Fiori) and SAP security concepts including Segregation of Duties (SOD) and audit.
  • The ability to manage projects on time, budget and quality, according to business expectations and in compliance with the standards and strategies defined by the MBDA Group.
  • Willingness to work both nationally and internationally, broaden your horizons by embracing the rich cultural diversity of our company: France, Italy, Germany and UK.
  • Help shape the future of the team; bring ideas, fresh insights and potentially new ways of working.

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Our company:

MBDA is a leading defence organisation.  We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

What we can offer you:

  • Company Bonus: Bonus of up to 21% of base salary
  • Pension: maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Enhanced parental leave: offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Facilities: Fantastic site facilities including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more…
  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression, training and career development opportunities

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential.   MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more…

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information. 


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