Junior Business Support Administrator

Location:Cumbria
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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 Commercial.

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.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

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 us.

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 organisation.

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.