Facility Security Officer

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About Aerospacelab

Our mission is supported by an ambitious vertically integrated approach: design & manufacture of small satellites combined with development of earth observation services.

Since its creation in 2018, the company has already grown substantially. Our team gathers more than 25 engineering expertise, from hardware design to software development & data science.

In 2024, Aerospacelab counts offices in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium), Liège (Belgium), Toulouse (France), Lausanne (Switzerland) and US West Coast with more than 200 full-time employees, with the ambition to position itself as the European leader in small satellites.

Role Overview

In collaboration with the Chief Information Security Officer, the Facility Security Officer ensures the proper application of the Security Policy. As a central position, you work with all the company's departments.

Your main missions center on the organization of the safety and security of property and people, information and risk prevention as well as the continuous improvement of security for all sites :

  • Raise awareness, inform employees of safety instructions, regulations and ensure compliance with their application
  • Organize checks to prevent theft, hacking, sabotage, intrusion, trespassing
  • Coordinate the installation of security installations (gates, cameras, anti-intrusion system), check their operation and participate in their maintenance
  • Daily supervision of external security providers
  • Ensure the control of visitors, deliveries and external services providers

Expected Skills

  • Master state-of-the-art safety techniques, property and people protection
  • Know the rules of fire safety and the methods of intervention in the event of conflict situations
  • Be familiar with the regulations in terms of safety
  • Demonstrate initiative, responsiveness, rigor and composure
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Big Sense of the Protocol and the Confidentiality (Secret – Very Secret)

We expect from you to be creative, pro-active and to challenge the processes currently in place.

If necessary, the administrative procedures regarding the registration to SPF Interieur will be managed by you in collaboration with the Security Committee.

Must have

  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Fluent in French and English (other languages are a plus)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Organized, structured
  • Autonomous & independent
  • Open to take responsibilities/ownership
  • Able to easily develop working relationships with colleagues at all levels
  • Fire-fighting and first aid certification
  • BOSA certification

Nice To Have

  • Experience with start-up or PME environment
  • Experience in the industrial sector is a plus
  • Knowledge of Vanderbilt and/or GENETEC security systems is a strong plus
  • Department

    IT & Security

  • Office


  • Contract type

    Full Time

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What we offer

Build your own career path

Direct impact on the growth of the company

Flat hierarchy

Fast-paced environment

Flexible ways of working

Salary package consistent with your experience