New Roles in the Defence Sector in Portsmouth

Friday, November 25, 2022

The defence industry is not only a relatively stable sector, it has a wide variety of roles available.

Whether you’re a talented engineer or office manager, the defence industry offers a wealth of opportunities. This industry in the UK supports 260000 jobs, with the government spending £20 billion annually in the sector.

According to recent research, the average defence job in the UK pays more than 16% of the national average. It’s also a wonderful sector in which to build your skills.

Gregory Martin has a number of new roles for a successful management consultancy located in Portsmouth, Hampshire. This consultancy provides technical expertise to projects in the Ministry of Defence and also has experience of working in the nuclear, defence, space and transport sectors of the UK.

Roles for this company include an Office Manager in Portsmouth, Hampshire for a candidate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Ideally you should have a background in office management, HR or QMS. You will ensure the smooth running of the office and cover all aspects of IT Security, Health and Safety, office insurance, coordinating with IT Support company, and liaising with suppliers, organising laptops and computer equipment.

They also need a Project Manager to manage a range of frameworks and projects within a defence environment.

You will have strong project management experience within the MOD/Defence sector. The right candidate will have good knowledge of PRINCE2 and Agile Project Management. You should be a member of an appropriate professional body and hold current SC Clearance. If you’re ex-military, that would also be highly useful.

Other vacancies include those for Cost Engineers, Cost Estimators, Head of Cost Management, and Cost Consultants in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

You will be providing cost estimates and engineering support, cost modelling, costing of procurement and in-service costs. The right candidate will also cover investment appraisals, trade studies, business cases, cost benefits analysis to support gate approvals, risk management, and operational analysis.

They also need Systems Engineering Consultants with core skills in Systems Engineering, Operational Research (OR), Cost and Risk analysis.

You will be developing innovative methodologies to support the early stages and definition of Systems Engineering tasks, projects and programmes. Candidates with experience in ISTAR, SPACE, and SATELLITE SYSTEMS are highly desirable

Ideally, you’ll have experience in nuclear, defence, space, security and transport sectors of the UK and NATO.

If you’re interested in any of these vacancies, simply contact Gregory Martin for more information.