Senior Supportability Consultant

Location: Bath, Somerset Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Sector: Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Ian Cowx


Our client comprises specialists from across a wide range of technical disciplines such as ILS / Reliability, Maintainability / Safety Engineering / Supportability needed to address a full-spectrum of engineering asset management issues within the Defence Industry.

The services they offer cover the full lifecycle of ownership and include enterprise-level consultancy, solving real-world business critical problems, with an exceptional engineering pedigree.

The objective is to help clients ensure at every stage, that their goals for cost, performance, safety, supportability and legal compliance will be met.

We offer a competitive salary on offer (based on skills and experience)
Contributory pension scheme,
Life assurance,
25 days holiday,
Company Profit Share and Group Wide Profit Share,
Plus other benefits....

The Role:
As a Senior Supportability Consultant, you will be required to support the development of the company's ILS capability, to undertake delivery of work to a high professional standard, and to promote the company as the supplier of choice for ILS and associated services.

The role will comprise the following elements:

  • Manage the delivery of ILS Programmes and related projects to schedule and budget whilst meeting client and corporate expectations.
  • Oversee ILS related engineering tasks including Reliability & Maintainability, Supportability, Maintenance Engineering and Spares Provisioning / Inventory Management.
  • Tailor ILS Programmes and prepare requisite ILS planning documentation to meet the client's project and ILS objectives and add value to their businesses.
  • Understand, undertake and comply with the UK MoD Supportability Assurance requirements and the governing policies of their Support Solutions Envelope.
  • Engage with potential clients in support of Business Development activities, and to produce winning proposals and estimates for Supportability
  • Liaise with clients and the equipment/platform end-user at senior levels on ILS and project issues.

The ideal background:

  • Have a proven track record of conducting ILS and Supportability activities, and be familiar with the applicable ILS related standards
    DEF STAN 00-600, JSP 886 / DLF, ASD Series (e.g. S1000D, S2000M), DEF STAN 00-45, DEF STAN 00-40 series.
  • Have proven experience and training in Project Management techniques and methodologies (including Scheduling and Project Risk Management).
  • Be able to demonstrate a good level of understanding of military equipment operations, maintenance and support.
  • Be self-motivated and have a logical and pragmatic approach to problem solving.
  • Be flexible and have a genuine enthusiasm to contribute to the growth of a successful business.
  • Be articulate with professional presentational and written communication skills.
  • Be a confident individual able to lead a team or act independently with support from colleagues.
  • Hold a degree, or equivalent, in an engineering discipline.
  • Be a member of an appropriate professional body and be proactive in managing his/her own professional development plan.

Hold SC clearance or be eligible for it.

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here:

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