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Air Operations Clerk


Oxford, GB, OX10 6AA

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:               Air Operations Clerk
Location:               Wallingford, South Oxfordshire
Compensation:     £25,311 + Attractive Benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                 SF50285


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world together, and if you join us you can play your part as an Air Operations Clerk at our RAF Benson site.


The role

As an Air Operations Clerk you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will ensure the provision of operational support to the flying task.

Day to day, you will be preparing briefing material for the upcoming days' flying, co-ordinate and display aircraft allocation, NOTAM, meteorological information, and Royal Flight data for the daily flying programme.


You will also:

  • Ensure relevant publications, maps charts and documents are to the correct amendment state and readily available in the Ops room.
  • Composite statistical data and have a good understanding of flying operations system databases.
  • Assist in post-crash management procedures providing administrative support to the Duty Authoriser.
  • There will be general duties as required, including (but not limited to), driving, housekeeping and other responsibilities as allocated by the SOM


Essential experience of the Air Operations Clerk:

  • IT literate, confident using a range of Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Experience of providing support to Military or Civilian flying operations
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A methodical approach to planning workloads with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and complete tasks to tight deadlines


Qualifications for the Air Operations Clerk:

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


This role is full time and based on site at RAF Benson.


The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS security clearance level for this role.


Our Benefits

  • 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 130 years Babcock International 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.


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: 06/10/2023


Job Segment: CSR, Management

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