Name: Defence Equipment and Support
Status: Full Time
Join an integral part of the UK's Defence and play your part in the procurement and in-service support of all our armed forces equipment, from fighter jets, armoured vehicles, submarines and aircraft carriers, to clothing, food, and ammunition. If you have the pride, passion and commitment to be part of an exciting organisation at the forefront of supporting our country's armed forces deliver on operations at home and abroad, then apply online now!
Corporate Services offers a challenging and stimulating variety of work in both delivery and support teams. The function utilises the expertise of eight specialisms that collectively enable the operational day-to-day running of the business to ensure that DE&S/SDA delivers its objectives and maintains compliance with the requirements of being part of a Department of State. We cover: Business Support; Comms, Media & Marketing; Infrastructure & Estate Management; Policy Profession; Sales & Disposals; Occupational Health, Safety & Environment; Quality Management; and Security.
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Business Support Manager to join the team on-site at Defence Munitions Plymouth.
As Business Support Manager you will manage a small team responsible for all administrative tasks, as well as assisting with the security of the office including IT security systems. You will be key in managing business communications and managing Microsoft SharePoint, whilst working and liaising with building control and numerous contractors.
This is very much a customer facing role, building strong working relationships with multiple stakeholders. Due to the nature of this position and responsibility you will be required to work continuously based on site and therefore this role does not offer homeworking.
Key responsibilities will include:
Acting as the Assistant Security Officer for the establishment.
Be the Business Continuity Lead for the site.
Act as the IT Security Officer.
Act as the Local Security Officer (IT & Telephones).
Act as the Authorised Demander (IT & Telephones).
Manage SharePoint and the team site.
Focal Point for all Corporate Communications.
Management of establishment contracts.
Documentation Control. Effective arrangements for receipt, recording and distribution of controlled documents (hard copy and electronic formats).
Attend Management meetings, (Minutes secretary)
Oversee the Flexible Working Hours system.
Act as a member of the establishments emergency planning team.
Act as a Building Controller.
Training Oversee mandatory and other training.
Primary Delivery Manager for junior staff.
What you will be assessed against
To be found successful you must demonstrate the following essential criteria:
A minimum of a NVQ Level 4 Diploma in Business Administration and Management or equivalent qualification or suitable relevant experience.
Experience of working within an administrative role.
Experience in leading a team or managing staff.
Excellent and demonstrable IT skills particularly Microsoft Office.
Excellent written and verbal communicator.
It would benefit your application should you be able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria:
Associate Membership of IAM.
Working towards full membership of IAM.
If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following technical competencies:
Conflict People Management
If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following behaviours:
Managing a quality service
What's in it for you?
You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.
Find out more about what we offer by clicking here or by using 'The Little Book of Big Benefits' booklet PDF at the bottom of this page.
Applicants should be aware that any move across the Civil Service may have implications on an employees ability to carry on claiming childcare vouchers.
About your team
Corporate Services Group (CSG) is pivotal in enabling effective business operations. We are a professional body of people who undertake a diverse range of challenging activities which are integral to Defence procurement and support. CSG are represented in every area of the organisation enabling the successes of DE&S.
| Job Requirements/
Please copy and paste the following into your browser for further information:
Beth Wilkinson- DE&S Talent Acquisition Specialist22,100 - £26,000
||Beth Wilkinson- DE&S Talent Acquisition Specialist
Defence Equipment and Support
Defence Munitions Plymouth, Ernesettle Lane
More Listings from Defence Equipment and Support
Keep up-to-date by subscribing to our eNewsletter. (you can un-subscribe at anytime)