Contracts Manager Pending contract award
Serco - Defence
RAF Brize Norton OX18 3LX
Full-time, 37 hours per week
Competitive basic salary plus benefits
At RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, Serco has been providing multi-activity and engineering support since 1997. Serco proudly support the RAF and MoD, supplying around 20 different services onsite, from engine and aircraft maintenance, to fuelling and ground control services.
RAF Brize Norton is the largest operating base within the Royal Air Force, providing air transport and air-to-air refuelling to the RAF fleet, and as the Contract Manager, you’ll contribute enormously to the vital work carried out here.
You’ll also be part of the wider team, with 5,800 service personnel, 1,200 contractors and 300 civil servants on site.
As the Contracts Manager, you’ll be accountable for customer relationships, operational performance, and people leadership.
As this role will be managing a team of 350+ people, this will also be an opportunity for the successful individual to assist in the Aviation strategy and ensure its operational execution.
Working as the senior point of escalation for existing customers, this role will look to lead the way in developing a customer-focused culture across the entire contract.
What we are looking for
This is an opportunity for an experienced leader with a high-level of knowledge within the Defence industry. Leading from the front, the successful candidate must be able to show excellent leadership and management skills, while working with both their colleagues and the customer.
Coming from a similar leadership role within Aviation will be required, as is a good understanding of the aviation regulatory environment.
With revenues of around £14million, the successful Contracts Manager must hold financial and commercial management skills, to deliver the services, as well as future developments.
Meaningful and vital work : The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters delivering essential services that support the military and touch people’s lives
A world of opportunity : Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You’ll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.
Great people : We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You’ll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.
What we offer : A competitive basic salary plus a car allowance, strong bonus scheme, health and life insurance, as well as a 6% matched pension scheme.
Other RAF Brize Norton Benefits : Access to the onsite gym, swimming pool and dining options
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.
We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services.
We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In Serco (LGBT & Networks).
Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.
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