Job Details Business Support Officer - FTC R05328

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Administration

Location

Bristol

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00 Job Description

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

Salary: £25,000 dependent on experience + bonus and benefits

This is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract opportunity

To join a dynamic team within the UK Support Function and to support the Head of a Function/Senior Management and their teams. In addition, the post holder will undertake specific projects/responsibilities for the management team.

The post holder is required to be proactive in managing a busy workload and will work on his/her own initiative on some occasions. The BSO will need to exhibit a high level of resilience, communication and organisation skills and attention to detail, which is key to success in this role.

What are we looking for?

  • Someone that is forward thinking, who looks to improve efficiencies in working practices and processes
  • A professional approach, with a positive attitude and the ability to multi task and be proactive
  • A team player that prides themselves with the success of the team and the department
  • A professional demeanour in all situations and be able to withhold confidential information
  • It is essential that the post holder undertakes the extensive duties with flexibility, initiative and enthusiasm and operates as an integral part of the team
  • Willingness to learn and extend the role above and beyond the job description
  • Someone that has good communication and engagement skills

Whats in it for you?

  • Benefits of working in a large team, that work together, support each other and share knowledge
  • Exposure to diverse teams and business environments
  • Opportunity to work with a variety of departments, whilst building networks across the business
  • A challenging, diverse and varied role
The Role
  • Will be based in our Bristol office, however, flexibility to travel to other sites maybe required. At MBDA we have Dynamic Working in place so a blended approach to office and home working is required.
  • Delivering high level administrative and business support to Senior Management and their teams
  • Create and maintain MS Excel spread sheets, PowerPoint presentations, MS word documents accurately and assist with reports that are sent directly to our clients internal and external
  • Providing core support to numerous managers (in brief): Complex diaries, extensive travel arrangements and expenses, organise meetings, events, training days, participate when required and take and manage actions
  • The role requires a high level of accountability, integrity, resilience and the ability to work within a team
  • Understanding and utilising MBDA systems and tools and being a go to in your area of support
  • Assist the project and/or functional population to optimise efficiency throughout the business
  • Develop to become the knowledge point of contact within the project and/or function. These tasks may be varied and ad-hoc in scope
  • Work alongside other BSO's at other locations, sharing knowledge and workloads
  • Liaising with the customer, and arranging some high profile meetings
  • Manage floor plate responsibilities

Join a Great Team

  • Within the UKSF we pride ourselves on providing service excellence to our teams and the wider business. We are successful as we work so well as a team, and have a collaborative approach to work, team working and knowledge transfer. Team working is at the forefront of the UKSF and we have regular team meetings, events and engagement activities. We welcome new ideas and new ways of working and have embraced dynamic working.
Our benefits

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities!

Why us?

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

Were here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families the UKs work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers) and Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK).

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

00 Benefits & Rewards

Annual Bonus

Annual Bonus

Our success is dependent on every individual’s contribution to MBDA UK. We want to encourage you to fulfil your potential and share in that success. As such, we have in place a bonus scheme based on different criteria and dependant on grade.

25 Days Annual Leave (plus holiday purchase)

25 Days Annual Leave (plus holiday purchase)

Employees receive 25 days of paid annual leave per calendar year, in addition to all statutory and public holidays. This increases to 26 days after 10 years of service and 27 days after 30 years. You can enjoy more time off by purchasing up to an additional five days holiday through payroll.

Dynamic / Flexible Working

Dynamic / Flexible Working

The way we work is changing and your schedule will reflect that. For non-executive employees, we have a flexi-time scheme that allows you to choose, within certain parameters, when you start and finish each day and how you can use time you have accrued. If you have worked the time, you are also able to accrue and take up to 15 days of Flexi-leave per annum, in addition to the 25 days of annual leave provided and bank holidays.

Enhanced Parental Leave

Enhanced Parental Leave

Eligible employees taking maternity, adoption or shared parental leave can take up to 52 weeks of leave. This includes up to 18 weeks of enhanced pay, paid at 100% of their average earnings.

Dining and Lifestyle Discounts and Vouchers

Dining and Lifestyle Discounts and Vouchers

We offer a choice of two dining and lifestyle cards so you can save money at restaurants, cinema, days out and more as a member. You will have access to hundreds of discounts and rewards on a wide range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment options.

Subsidised Gym Membership

Subsidised Gym Membership

Keep fit for less with our on-site gym located at Stevenage, without breaking the bank. The monthly cost includes access to Stevenage’s Sports & Social club where you can enjoy money off sporting activities, shopping, theatre trips and more. We also offer discounted rates at over 3,500 gyms nationwide.

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

A valuable part of your reward package is the option to become a member of the BAE System Pension Scheme. Whether you plan to retire in five or 45 years you need to think about where your future income will come from when you do. The pension schemes do not just provide for your future, you will also have protection in case you have to stop or cease work early because of ill health; and valuable benefits for your beneficiaries if you should pass away.

Share Incentive Plan

Share Incentive Plan

The Share Incentive Plan (SIP) is available for you to join and reinforces our commitment to long-term share ownership amongst our employees.

Financial Advice

Financial Advice

You can take advantage of a range of free seminars held throughout the year to help you make good financial decisions for now and the future.

Extracurricular Learning Budget

Extracurricular Learning Budget

You can receive up to £150 towards the cost of approved courses each year including group language lessons.

Health and Dental Insurance

Health and Dental Insurance

Cover you and your family with the option to select our six levels of dental cover. You can choose to visit NHS or private dentists and the cost is deducted through payroll. 

We've teamed up with AXA PPP to offer a selection of private healthcare plans, deductible from your net pay, for you and your family. 

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Receive free, confidential advice on a range of financial, personal and workplace issues, available 24/7.

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Training and Development

Development of our people is of vital importance to us at MBDA, which is why we ensure everyone has access to the teams, tools and resources needed to achieve their goals. This includes our dedicated in-house Learning & Development team, our Apprenticeship programmes, a variety of online learning platforms, and much more.

We encourage new learning and will provide up to £150 in financial support per year if you wish to participate in further study in your own time.

If you lead a team, or hope to do so in the future, we offer a range of management training opportunities, with paths designed for people of all experience levels. 

Dynamic Working

We want our people to work when and where they feel they can be most effective. For most of our employees, we have a flexi-time scheme that allows you to choose, within certain parameters, when you start and finish each day and how you can use time you have accrued.

For roles that do not have to be based on one of our sites full-time, you will have opportunities to work from home as part of your agreed Dynamic Working arrangement.

If you have worked the time, you are also able to accrue and take up to 15 days of Flexi-leave per annum, in addition to the 25 days of annual leave provided and bank holidays.

Security Clearance

All employees at MBDA are required to hold UK Security or BPSS Clearance. 

For further information, please view our Security & Vetting page.

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