Deputy Shift Supervisor

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Deputy Shift Supervisor - MT
RAF Brize Norton - OX18 3LX
Full Time, 42 hours / Shift Work

£24,998 per year + Benefits


At RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, Serco proudly support the RAF and MoD, supplying around 20 different services onsite, from engine and aircraft maintenance, to fuelling and ground control services. As a Cargo Handler, 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.


We are currently recruiting for a Deputy Shift Supervisor to line manage the Serco MT personal under their responsibility.



Responsibilities of the role



  • To assist the MT Ops Manager with the control and day to day operation of MT in the unit.
  • Ensure transport requests are satisfied, in accordance with JSP 800 Vol 5
  • Task, and within delegated authority, supervise allocated MT staff in their daily duties
  • Monitor staff attendance and performance as required by the MT Ops and Deputy Transport Manager
  • Ensure drivers are provided with all necessary supporting items of documentation and equipment to undertake the task
  • Comply with the unit system for the reporting and processing of vehicle and equipment faults and breakdowns JSP 800 Vol 5.
  • Comply with, and operate the system to allocate correctly trained and qualified personnel, in appropriate vehicles, to satisfy transport requests.
  • Ensure drivers are correctly briefed and have sufficient information to complete allocated task.
  • Allocate resources to achieve task



What you need to do the role?


  • Hold the National Certificate of Professional Competence in Goods and PSV Vehicles
  • Full Driving Licence Cat D & C (C+E Desirable)
  • DCPC Licence for respective licences held
  • Hold a colour perception category of the required standard to enable the issue of an Airfield Driving Permit.
  • Have a thorough understanding of Joint Service MT and a working knowledge of Dangerous Goods Regulations
  • Knowledge of load and load restraint.
  • Proven ability in supervisory management.
  • ADR Awareness in all classes of Dangerous Goods.

Why Serco

Meaningful and Vital Work - Everyone in our Defence business has an important role to play in the smooth operation of the UK's Armed Forces. Whether you're joining us from the military or from a civilian background, you'll take great pride in supporting the military and the care we take of our defence customers.

A World of Opportunity - With over 70 military contracts here in the UK and a wide variety of roles, Serco can offer excellent opportunities for progression, whether that's in Defence or in another part of our multi-sector business. We also support our teams with a range of training and accreditations.

Great People - Within Serco you'll find diverse and inclusive people that are driven by the same can-do attitude and values of Care, Trust, Pride, and Innovation. We are proud of who we are as individuals - and of how we come together as one team.


About Serco

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. 


Are you interested in finding out more about a career in defence with Serco?


To discover more about the amazing careers at Serco, meet our team, what we offer and women in defence please follow this Link. We're also a signatory of the UK Governments Women in Defence Charter, to find out more please click here.



Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 


At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.







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