Business Support - Capability

BAE Systems UK

Location: Portsmouth

Job Type: Not Specified


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Job title: Business Support - Capability

Location: Portsmouth Naval Base - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: up to £24,600

What you’ll be doing:

  • May deal with customers and suppliers and exchange information in order to clarify a situation E.g. placing orders, arranging appointments, deliveries etc.
  • Verifies calculations, checks or allocates costs, checks and obtains correct authorisation and obtains information for incorrect or incomplete documents
  • Files documents and keeps filing system up to date such that information can be readily available.
  • Undertakes a range of clerical and administrative duties within a department to ensure the smooth running of the department
  • Process documents and information received from a range of sources
  • Identifies and undertakes initial investigation into discrepancies and shortages relating to products or services, this could involve statistical information. Document control or physical stock control.
  • Collates and extracts data and produces routine reports, schedules, summaries and letters for internal circulation or for customers and suppliers.

Your skills and experiences:

  • Some previous experience in a clerical role within a business support function
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office software packages
  • Strong experience working to processes, routines, systems and procedures


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Maritime team:

This is a great opportunity to work at our beautiful site in the Portsmouth Naval base. This role will open up the world of BAE where development and progression are encouraged. With a busy team, a fun characters and exposure to various projects, this role will suit someone with who enjoys a fast paced working environment with and open mind to progress.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

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