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Job #: R-00013231
Location: Bristol
Category: Supply Chain
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Leidos are a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.

Leidos Europe, part of Team Leidos, are looking for an Operations Mana ger to join the Operations team based in MOD Abbey Wood, Bristol.
Team Leidos is honoured to support the UK MOD's Logistic Commodities & Services Transformation (LCS[T]) programme, a critical effort to enhance and improve the UK's defence supply chain.

The Team Leidos (TL) Operations Manager is primarily responsible for planning, directing and coordinating TL support to Defence Operations and Exercises.

The duties include:
  • Build and maintain close engagement with all stakeholders planning and delivering the Defence Support Chain (DSCOM), including Defence Support Chain Operations & Movements, Front Line Commands, Defence Equipment & Support Delivery Teams, and TL Commodity Support Services, Storage/Distribution and Freight, and Global Logistic Services.
  • Understand Defence requirements and inform military Operation & Exercise planning.
  • Interpret Defence planning in order to generate complementary TL plans.
  • Execute TL plans in order to deliver effective support to Defence Operations and Exercises.
  • Provide situational awareness and prioritised direction to TL business units in order to ensure effective operational output.
  • Maintain close engagement with the Authority throughout all Operations and Exercises, ensuring that TL stakeholders are made aware of any changing priorities in the outputs required of them.
  • Continually monitor logistic support performance and address potential shortfalls in order to prevent or ameliorate adverse operational impact.
  • Ensure that the DSCOM is made aware of any risks and issues which may impact upon Support Chain effectiveness and support 'hot planning' to address any immediate impact.
  • Escalate significant risks and issues to the TL Senior Leadership Team as appropriate.
  • Provide a TL interface for DSCOM personnel to request support, engagement and issue resolution in support of Operations and Exercises.
  • Line manage TL Operations Support Coordinators.
  • Be prepared to temporarily provide out-of-hours Ops Room cover in support of emerging Operations.
  • Be prepared to deploy, for a limited duration, to provide TL advice and support to a deployed military HQ.


A military background and experience on Military Operations.

Must be able to obtain a UK Security Clearance.

Degree level education.

Minimum six years' experience in a similar role.

What do we do for you?

We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.

We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent.

Our reward scheme includes:
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
  • Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, childcare vouchers, and cycle to work scheme)

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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