Junior Business Support Admin job

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Junior Business Support Admin
  • Not mentioned
  • Permanent
  • Posted: 10 months ago
  • Broad Oak, Canterbury, UK
  • 1 vacancies
  • Expires on: 15-11-2019
Job Description

Role: Junior Business Support Administrator

As a Junior Business Support Officer you will be highly
trained and closely mentored to gain skills in areas including Finance, Supply
Chain, Commercial and exposure to other parts of our Business. We currently have a
vacancy for a Junior Business Support Administrator at our site in Broad Oak.

Our Products and Training Services business offers the unique opportunity to
develop your career in Business and Management. You will play a key role in
helping the company to improve, develop and implement business solutions for
the products we manufacture and support. The pathway is a combination of
off-the-job training at a local Further Education College, and on-the-job
training across various business functions, such as Finance, Supply Chain and

You will work towards both practical and academic targets. The combined education
and tailored placements offered by our business takes 3 years to complete,
building upon your technical skills, knowledge and transferrable skills.

Your main responsibilities as a Junior Business Support Administrator will involve:

The purpose of the role is to offer the opportunity to build upon basic knowledge
particularly, the way BAE Systems operates and the complex stakeholders which
the individual is required to interact with on a day-to-day basis.

Able to identify key issues of the problems faced. Has a drive to analyse a problem
and keen to drill down to the root cause and thus become a supporting mechanism
for the team.

Has a drive to analyse a problem and keen to drill down to the root cause and thus
become a supporting mechanism for the team

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential skills
5 x GCSE’ A-C including Maths and English Language or equivalent
Efficient and organised
Strong MS Office skills
Personable and adaptable

Desirable skills
Commercial or business qualification
UK driving license and access to own car

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a team player with confident communication skills, You will have a key
eye for detail with a flexible and proactive outlook.

Location: Broad Oak
Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme,
enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan.
We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee
assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee
discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Maritime Services


Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With
approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of
£600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and
offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in
global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to
over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship
upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat
systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy’s complex
equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.

With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you
could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft
carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships,
Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships
and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide
range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful
and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently
undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further
sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems,
as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there’s Artisan, the 3D radar that can
identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than
2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!

Join us and the projects you’ll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal
Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you
can be proud of.


BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome
applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome
applications from sections of the community which are currently
under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with
disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to
your background at any stage of the application process.


Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both
security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that
factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held,
and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the


Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies
early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.


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