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Support Systems Consultant
We are looking for a number of Support Systems Consultant to work in Bristol for Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) part of the MOD.
You will act as an internal consultant to analyse the support requirements for a given equipment, understand the necessary performance, design the optimal support system, and act as a change agent with the existing team to allow their adoption of your conclusions.
Because of the demanding nature of the role we need people who are already good at what they do but want to be better. You will clearly demonstrate experience in the practical application of Business Operations Management, Equipment Support Systems processes, or In-service support in a leadership capacity. Practical experience of managing successful business change is also highly desirable.
Crucially our people need commitment to working across the whole Team to achieve our objectives; flexibility in face of changing requirements; willingness to develop our clients' performance so they can gain credit; drive to develop creative & innovative solutions to our work; capacity to work towards successful achievement of demanding targets & ambitious objectives; and willingness to learn from both positive & negative experiences.
If you are the right person for the job we will enter you into our internal development programme. This not only means giving you demanding on-the-job experience, but we will also put you on a Master's level PG Diploma programme in the field over the first two to three years. Additionally, you will gain professional and academic qualifications in Management Consulting, culminating in the award of the internationally recognised Certified Management Consultant after three years' experience.
Once you have successfully completed your professional development, in addition to any annual performance related pay awards we will uplift your salary by £3000.
To be able to make full use of the training opportunities you will need to meet the entry requirements for the MSc programme, ideally a degree or equivalent in engineering, logistics, or business. Alternatively, you will have other qualifications with appropriate work experience.
In addition, you will hold a full driving licence to allow travel to remote sites. This could include, overnight stays and possibly weekly trips.
Due to the fact that you could be working on any project in DE&S these posts are open to SOLE UK NATIONALS ONLY.
Due to the concerted nature of the training, these posts are not suitable to part-time or job share.
The salary is £30,000-£41,000 per annum plus a favourable benefits package.
The closing date is 23rd June 2019.
Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.