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- From £51,500 to £60,500 per year + annual £3k allowance for fully qualified accountants (CCAB)
- Dorset, Dorchester
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Salary Package: £51,500 – 60,500 which includes an annual £3k allowance for fully qualified accountants (CCAB)
Location: Bovington, Dorset
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the development and shaping of the Defence Support Group (DSG), a Trading Fund Agency of the Ministry of Defence which provides expert in-house maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade services in support of UK armed forces’ Air and Land systems. It employs a workforce of around 2,500 strategically located throughout the UK.
Working closely with, and reporting directly to the Head of Business and functionally to the Finance Director, the successful applicant will provide support to the other senior business managers and senior management within the wider DSG, in all aspects of Finance and Business, and will be involved in a wide range of Financial, Operational and Business activities, examples of which are provided below.
- Business strategic/planning and reporting
- Financial planning and budgeting
- Provision and ownership of management reporting including key performance indicators
- Support to the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) processes
- Costing and pricing of customer contracts
- Investment requirements/appraisals
- ERP/Business systems use and development
- Commercial Tender Vet and Bid / No-Bid processes
- Business transformation and optimisation
- Other activities as directed by the senior management and DSG board directors
Essential: CCAB qualified and a proven financial background in a senior post, with a commercial background, preferably within a manufacturing, maintenance or repair organisation. Excellent communication and presentation skills allied to experience of sales analysis and production planning of resources. A willingness to travel to, and work at other DSG locations as required.
Desirable: Commercial, Operational or Manufacturing experience of working within a Prime/sub contracting arrangement or Partnering with Industry. Project Management and knowledge of Lean Business processes would be an advantage, as would experience of non-competitive pricing within the MoD.
Applicants will be assessed against Functional and DSG Behavioural Competences details of which will be provided to applicants invited to interview.
Further information is available from Dave Edmunds, Head of Business Stream Two, on [contact details removed] or [contact details removed]
The successful applicant will be appointed solely to the post as a substantive Pay Band 1, Level 2 but only within DSG. To enable transfer to a different post at the same grade within the MoD, applicants are required to complete an on-line assessment as part of the selection process.
For an application form please visit the Civil Service jobs website on the following link and apply against Requisition Number 1331279.
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