Business Support Officer
Stevenage, GB
3d ago


MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Role Title and Location : Business Support Officer, Stevenage x 2 FTC (maternity cover)

Job Ref No : P7968S

Salary : £22,000 £25,000 + bonus and benefits

Reports to : Head of UK Support Function / Line Manager

The Opportunity

To support the Head of Department / Senior Management and their teams within projects or client facing areas. In addition, the post holder will undertake specific projects / responsibilities for the management team within their departments.

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 organisation skills, resilience, communication 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

Can demonstrate attributes that link to our company values

A keen interest in what we do and the desire to understand how MBDA works and how their role impacts the company / department

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

Someone who is able and willing to travel to other locations if required, to support the Manager in meetings and events (may from time to time require overnight stay)

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
  • What’s in it for you?

    Insight into how a defence company operates and our products

    Networking opportunities

    Develop your Project Management skills

    Exposure to diverse teams and business environments

    Opportunity to work with a variety of departments, whilst building networks across the business

  • Control your own learning and development to achieve and maintain expertise and strive for personal growth
  • What would you get?

    Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level), superb learning and development opportunities

    The Role

    Will be based in our Stevenage office, however, flexibility to travel to other sites maybe 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 (including currency) 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

    Participation in UK Support Function initiatives and personal development initiatives

    Understanding and utilising MBDA systems

    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

    Please Note : MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role.

    Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process.

    Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

    MBDA is 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.

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