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Ground Operations Officer

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Cheltenham

Job Title:                     Ground Operations Officer
Location:                     Staverton – Gloucestershire Airport, UK – Onsite
Compensation:           £29,926 + benefits
Role Type:                   Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                       SF: 47172

Big shifts begin here


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Ground Operations Officer at Staverton – Gloucestershire Airport,
As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation, and flexibility




The Ground Operations Officer is based within our Aviation business area.

Our Aviation business helps defend nations, save lives, and protect communities through innovative delivery of critical and vital aviation services to the civil and defence sectors. Everyday lives, livelihoods, safety and security depend on the operations we fly and enable.


The role


The difference our new Ground Operations Officer will make
As a Ground Operations Officer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Assisting with the management of the Company Fleet Plan.

Day to day, you’ll assist with the management of the Company Fleet Plan ensuring the integrity of the plan and providing notification to relevant staff of potential areas of conflict or business risk, liase with internal Departments to ensure that there is a clear understanding of customer requirements including Commercial Ad-Hoc tasking. Help with the production and management of Pilot Rosters in accordance with the Ground Operations and Operations Manuals and through liaison with the Flight Operations department ensure that all internal pilot training requirements are identified, ensuring integrity of the system and Company operations. 


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.


Essential experience

•    UK Driving License.
•    Excellent "people" skills with ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with all stakeholders.
•    Must be capable of working unsupervised within a demanding and rapidly changing environment.
•    Attention to detail and thoroughness.
•    Good IT skills including Word, Excel, and database systems
•    Previous aviation operations experience.
•    Obtain or have the ability to obtain BPSS Clearance


What we offer


Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 4.5% of salary, with life assurance
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 
For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive.  We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing Date: 06/10/2022



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