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Administrative and Maintenance Planning Assistant


Gloucester, GB, GL51 6SP

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:               Administrative & Maintenance Planning Assistant 
Location:              Gloucestershire Airport + Onsite
Compensation:     £25,095 + Benefits
Role Type:            Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                SF57513


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 Administrative & Maintenance Planning Assistant at our Staverton site in Gloucestershire Airport.

Babcock delivers critical and vital aviation services to the civil sector with unrivalled expertise. Our highly trained pilots and medical staff provide aerial emergency medical services, aerial search and rescue operations and aerial firefighting missions, supported by our in-house engineering teams and operational control centres.

The role
As an Administrative & Maintenance Planning Assistant, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will ensure the seamless operation of our emergency services; your contributions will be pivotal in maintaining our helicopters’ readiness. 

Comprehensive training and development will be provided to support your growth and expertise.

Day-to-day, you'll work closely with our engineering management team to manage schedules, adjust for operational changes, holidays, and sickness cover. You'll provide crucial administrative support, including meeting minutes, record management, and report production. Additionally, you'll help manage ground support assets, fleet vehicle records, maintenance planning, and liaise with suppliers. You will also:


  • Process expenses, travel requests, and overtime records, and create related reports/KPIs. 
  • Produce and manage department purchase orders and invoice paperwork.
  • Assist with creating department reports and KPI data.


This role is full time, 40 hours per week and is based on site at Gloucestershire Airport (Staverton, Cheltenham GL51 6SR). Flexibility can be discussed with the hiring manager. 

Essential experience of the Administrative & Maintenance Planning Assistant



  • Comfortable using Microsoft Office Programmes: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experienced with administrational tasks and responsibilities.


We value difference and don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and/or willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Standard (BPSS) security clearance for this role.

Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (

What we offer


  • Growth opportunities.
  • Potential to develop skills.
  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock has 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. 

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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: 14/08/2024


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