Job Title: Head of Logistics
Location: Bristol, UK - Hybrid Working
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF: 50069
Make your skills count
At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Head of Logistics at our Bristol site
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation, and flexibility
The Head of Logistics role is based within our Mission Systems business area
Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers' needs.
The difference our new Head of Logistics will make
As a Head of Logistics, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Reporting to the Mission Systems Procurement Director, the Mission Systems Head of Logistics will have responsibility for managing the execution of logistics activity across the Mission Systems Business Unit.
Day to day, you'll ensure that Inventory is stored and distributed with requisite skill, care, and compliance (Requires a detailed understanding of the size, weight, security classification and other special handling characteristics associated with specialist material). Accurately forecast Mission Systems Warehousing requirements by maintaining a detailed assessment of bulk and palletised storage needs and capture specific business requirements and advises the same to Category Management for inclusion in ITT or RFx documents.
At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.
We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides hybrid working with a mix of working in the office and at home.
Qualified to degree level or equivalent
MCIPS, MCILT or other equivalent professional qualifications
Subject matter expertise in management of Logistics. Proven experience with Materials handling, stock management, 3PL, 4PL, Air, Sea, and Road Freight
Significant experience of both Leadership and Followship in high performance teams.
Experience of supporting projects with logistics requirements of varying scale and complexity.
Obtain or have the ability to obtain SC clearance
What we offer
Generous benefits including:
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
Employee Share Plan
Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
Working from home and flexible work patterns
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best
For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.
Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
Closing Date: 29/03/2023