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Business Support Administrator


Lyneham, Swindon, GB, SN15 4PZ

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:              Business Support Administrator
Location:              Chippenham, Wiltshire
Compensation:    £23,088 + Benefits
Role Type:            Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                SF58505


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 Business Support Administrator at our Lyneham site.


The role
As a Business Support Administrator, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll provide administrative support to team members to ensure efficient operation of the company’s activities and to assist the field staff in the achievement of agreed performance levels.  


Day-to-day, you’ll be part of a team supporting MOD apprenticeships. You’ll support 20 assessors in total with any paperwork, reviews, filing, emails and support the soldiers in their apprenticeship by importing any paperwork.

  • Provide administrative support for the MoD Contracts and assist the Supervisors and Support Service manager in the effective and efficient running of the contracts 
  • Ensure Learner files are managed to auditable standards
  • Maintain accurate filing of Learner files and funding body paperwork 
  • Ensure all MAYTAS responsibilities including data entry are carried out and maintained in a timely and accurate manner as indicated by the Admin supervisor.


This role is full time, based on site at MOD Lyneham, situated between Chippenham and Swindon, working 37 hours per week. 


Essential experience of the Business Support Administrator

  • IT literate in regard to Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS Outlook 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications 
  • Good organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Works well to support a team 
  • Self-motivated with ability to self-manage


Qualifications for the Business Support Administrator
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 Security Check (SC 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 

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory 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: 16/07/2024

Job Segment: CSR, Management

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