Our people define us. At Torchlight our vision is to be the security and development partner of choice, delivering solutions that allow us to enhance the everyday lives of citizens in some of the world’s most challenging environments.

To enable us to deliver our vision, we invest in the development of our exceptional team, empowering them to make a difference, whilst creating an environment that allows them to thrive.

If you would like to be part of the Torchlight journey please email

Torchlight is currently recruiting for the following role:

Security, Risk and Resilience Trainer

Location: Chicksands, Bedfordshire

We are looking for an energetic and experienced trainer with an evidenced record of the delivery and development of training. Ideally you will have relevant military experience in order to relate the training requirement to real life scenarios. This role is for an initial period of 17 months, subject to tender in October 2021.

You will be joining a 3-person team of highly experienced security and intelligence professionals responsible for delivering a range of protective security courses. The training we provide will enable various security officer roles within the MoD to conduct the Security Risk Management process for the protection of information, personnel and equipment assets. Working within the Counter Intelligence (CI) Security and Resilience Branch at DITG Chicksands, you will develop and deliver security training to a mixed military and civil service audience.  You will also regularly review training material to ensure its currency in line with both the MoD Security Policy Framework and various Training Requirements Authorities.

In doing so your inputs will support the continual improvement of the security training output of the Defence community.

We would love you to have…
    • Experience in training/instructing;
    • Significant counter-intelligence and protective security experience;
    • The ability to integrate seamlessly into our team;
    • Appropriate operational experience;
    • The ability to gain Enhanced SC clearance; and
    • The ability to start no later than 18 May 2020.
Key Responsibilities
    • Instruct on respective specialist security courses within CI Branch, ensuring all teaching outcomes are met;
    • Create and maintain currency of course documentation and outline resources;
    • Maintain an up to date knowledge of MoD security policies including single service guidelines; and
    • Prepare and deliver specialist lessons and briefings both internally and externally as required.
Skills & Knowledge
    • Professional qualification in education and training, minimum Level 3, or Defence Train the Trainer (if you have the evidence but not the qualification, we may still be able to consider your application dependent on the experience and evidence);
    • DITSO trained (desirable); and
    • Experience delivering Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) compliant training courses for MOD.
We would love you to be…
    • A great team-player;
    • Resourceful and innovative;
    • Honest, discrete, reliable and committed; and
    • Strongly customer-focused.
We ask for a lot, so hope we offer it in return
    • Competitive salary
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • 25 days of annual holiday plus the 8 bank holidays
    • Eye care voucher scheme
    • Free parking

Please send your CV marked for the attention of Claire Fisk, HR Manager to

Please note, this is not a protective security trainer role in the sense of close protection. This role concentrates on aspects of security risk management in relation to equipment, personnel, IT and data.

Applications should be received no later than 1 May 2020. Due to the short notice requirement of this role we will review applications as they are received.  We reserve the right to end the application window early if we identify and confirm a candidate during this period.