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ILS / Through Life Support Consultant

Ref no. BHN561821
Location Bristol, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Are you an ILS Engineer who is interested in working for an employee-led company within the Defence sector and are supporting many high-complex projects?

Key skills required for this role

Through Life Engineering Solutions (TLES) TLS Management Planning, Supportability Analysis, Modelling, Simulation (LORA, FMECA, MTAs), Maintenance Engineering, Reliability & Maintainability


UK Nationality and eligibility for UK Security Clearance at SC level are required.

Job description

About the Role

this client, which focuses on addressing crucial engineering challenges for a safer and sustainable future, is seeking Through Life Support (TLS) Managing Consultants to join our Asset Performance business line. This team specialises in engineering asset management throughout the asset lifecycle, providing comprehensive consultancy services and innovative engineering solutions.


  1. Subject Matter Expertise: Serve as a standalone SME for TLS inputs supporting major projects/programs.
  2. Project Planning and Outputs: Plan and generate project/program outputs specific to TLS activities and analysis.
  3. Skill Maintenance: Self-assess and maintain skills within our Asset Performance/BMT DAS UK capability matrices.
  4. Technical Documentation: Take ownership of case studies/white papers as needed by the business.
  5. Bid Support: Lead technical aspects during bid management processes.
  6. Mentorship: Provide support and mentorship to developing peers.
  7. Professional Development: Manage and progress personal professional development in alignment with company goals.

Required Skills:

  1. Defence Standards: Experience working with Def Stan 00-600 and associated policies/processes like JSPs, DLF, and ASD-STANs.
  2. UK Defence Knowledge: Familiarity with the UK Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) environment.
  3. Defence Industry: Understanding of the UK/International Defence Industry.
  4. ASD Standards (Desirable): Working or foundational knowledge/awareness of ASD suite standards (ASD x000i).

Additional Opportunities:

  1. Capability Leadership/Engagement: Stay updated with industry standards and market trends.
  2. Line Management: Provide support and nurture individuals within the team where applicable.
  3. R&D and Innovation: Engage with our R&D teams to support future business goals.

Location: This role is hybrid but can be based South West or South Coast.

About You:

We are seeking proactive team members with experience in major project/program delivery. UK Nationality and eligibility for UK Security Clearance at SC level are required.

Don't worry if you don't have all the listed skills; we value adaptability and enthusiasm. Show us your potential, and we'll help you grow!

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