Logistic Stores Team Leader

Swindon | Other

Logistic Stores Team Leader

UK Defence Academy, Shrivenham

Swindon, SN6 8LA

Full Time, Permanent (37 hours per week)

 Salary £27,500.00 per annum plus benefits


Serco are recruiting for a  Logistic Team Leader within the stores area at the Defence Academy. We are looking for someone who ideally has some experience of working within a Military background.


Main Accountabilities:


  • Line Manager Duties and responsibilities for the lead storekeepers and storekeepers under his line management.
  • Deputise for the Senior Stores Supervisor during leave and absence.
  • Responsible for ensuring the monthly auditable returns have been completed and submitted on time.
  • Unit Application Administrator (UAA) for the Management of the Joint Deployed Inventory (MJDI).
  • Responsible for the ensuring all MJDI management checks are processed.
  • Attendance at the Logistics Monthly Management meetings as required.
  • Responsible for briefing his staff on current Serco and Logistics Issues.
  • Receive, Issue, Control and Account for all equipment and stores within the Defence Academy and Lodger Units in accordance with current regulations.
  • Disposal of equipment in accordance with current regulations.


What you'll need to do the role:



  • Management of Joint Deployed Inventory (MJDI) Trained (desirable)
  • Some Military stores experience
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Able to work individually as well as part of a team.
  • Good organisational skills



The Defence Academy sits within a beautiful and secure site which hosts 2 lakes and is surrounded by acres of scenic woodland. The Academy trains the future commanders and staff officers of all three UK Armed Services and those from many countries around the world. Other benefits of working on this site include:


  • Free, secure onsite parking.
  • Opportunity to join many sports and activity clubs (heavily subsidised subscription costs).
  • Gym membership, the site boasting 2 fully equipped gymnasiums.
  • 18-hole golf course (annual membership circa £375).
  • Fully equipped riding stables, with the opportunity for lessons.
  • Other sporting facilities include tennis courts, Astro-turf football pitches and much more.



What we offer:


  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and the chance to purchase additional days.
  • Serco-Flex - local working policy which supports home working options dependant on role requirements.
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • We are constantly challenging ourselves and each other to deliver brilliantly, and you will too, working in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion. 
  • A wealth of career development training to suit your future aspirations. These range from role specific training, leadership coaching, formal study and much more to support you to build your career with Serco.


To discover more about our careers in Defence, meet our team, and to find out more about what we offer, 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. As a proud Disability Confident Leader and holder of the Gold 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. 



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01/08/2024 01:09:00
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