Senior Consultant - Integrated Logistics Support (ILS)

VIMA Group is an innovative and forward-thinking management consultancy that delivers professional services to its clients in the Defence and Security sectors.
  • Full-time · Mid-Senior level
  • England (Hybrid)
  • Closing Date 02/12

Based in Bristol, London and Portsmouth, VIMA Group is an innovative and forward-thinking management consultancy that delivers professional services to its clients in the Defence and Security sectors.

This is a very exciting time for VIMA Group. This year we have ambitious plans for continued growth and development. We are seeking to add to our team of experienced, motivated and passionate consultants to work with us on this journey.

  • Do you enjoy working collaboratively and as part of a team?
  • Can you work with integrity and respect for others?
  • Are you interested in learning from others and helping our clients to improve their capabilities?

If our values resonate with yours, let’s start a conversation about how we could work together.

What does it take to work at VIMA Group?

VIMA Group specialises in Digital Transformation, as part of our offering to our clients, we have a team who provides Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) and Technical Through Life Support (TTLS) to our customers. Our team also delivers P3M (Project, Programme & Portfolio Management) & Project Controls, Procurement, Data Analytics, Learning and Development, Cyber Management, Business Analysis and Transformation consultancy.

As a VIMA Group Senior Consultant working in the ILS / Technical Through Life Support team, you will act in client-facing delivery and advisory roles. Working as part of a multi-disciplined team who works with the Ministry of Defence you will be adding value and leading customer teams in order to deliver outcomes and deliverables of the highest standard.

What do we look for in a Senior Consultant in our ILS / Through Life Support Team?

As a Senior Consultant in our ILS / Through Life Support team, you will:

  • Provide specialist ILS expertise for the client. Define the development of ILS Plans and associated ILS documentation using ILS methodologies.
  • Work on client projects in a range of demanding delivery environments and locations across the UK.
  • Manage small or large projects on behalf of the client. Lead, Develop and Deliver an Optimised support solution using support information and data analysis
  • Carry out research and data exploitation to provide evidence to support the assurance process and to inform future business case decisions.
  • Deliver the most appropriate solutions / process for client consideration in order to problem solve effectively.
  • Analyse information and provide clear and concise summaries with clear recommendations.
  • Provide specialist Obsolescence Management and Assurance process support.
  • Identify and take appropriate action to mitigate Technical Through Life Support risks.

What can we offer in return?

VIMA Group offers a work culture like no other in defence and security. Whilst we maintain outstanding professional standards at all times, we also offer all our staff a trusting, flexible and supportive place to work. We will do as much as we can to help accommodate whatever is important to you, be it your growing family, managing your local sports team or leading the way in your chosen field. This is reflected in our raft of benefits available to all our staff

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer all the following benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays.
  • Private Medical Insurance – with flexible cover options.
  • 5 x Salary Life Assurance.
  • Health cash plan – with flexible cover options.
  • Professional training at our own learning and development centre.
  • Cycle to Work.
  • Perks at Work.
  • Contributory company pension.
  • Discretionary annual bonus.
  • Holiday trading Scheme.
  • Electric Car Scheme.

Based in Bristol, London and Portsmouth, VIMA Group is an innovative and forward-thinking management consultancy that delivers professional services to its clients in the Defence and Security sectors.

This is a very exciting time for VIMA Group. This year we have ambitious plans for continued growth and development. We are seeking to add to our team of experienced, motivated and passionate consultants to work with us on this journey.

  • Do you enjoy working collaboratively and as part of a team?
  • Can you work with integrity and respect for others?
  • Are you interested in learning from others and helping our clients to improve their capabilities?

If our values resonate with yours, let’s start a conversation about how we could work together.

What does it take to work at VIMA Group?

VIMA Group specialises in Digital Transformation, as part of our offering to our clients, we have a team who provides Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) and Technical Through Life Support (TTLS) to our customers. Our team also delivers P3M (Project, Programme & Portfolio Management) & Project Controls, Procurement, Data Analytics, Learning and Development, Cyber Management, Business Analysis and Transformation consultancy.

As a VIMA Group Senior Consultant working in the ILS / Technical Through Life Support team, you will act in client-facing delivery and advisory roles. Working as part of a multi-disciplined team who works with the Ministry of Defence you will be adding value and leading customer teams in order to deliver outcomes and deliverables of the highest standard.

What do we look for in a Senior Consultant in our ILS / Through Life Support Team?

As a Senior Consultant in our ILS / Through Life Support team, you will:

  • Provide specialist ILS expertise for the client. Define the development of ILS Plans and associated ILS documentation using ILS methodologies.
  • Work on client projects in a range of demanding delivery environments and locations across the UK.
  • Manage small or large projects on behalf of the client. Lead, Develop and Deliver an Optimised support solution using support information and data analysis
  • Carry out research and data exploitation to provide evidence to support the assurance process and to inform future business case decisions.
  • Deliver the most appropriate solutions / process for client consideration in order to problem solve effectively.
  • Analyse information and provide clear and concise summaries with clear recommendations.
  • Provide specialist Obsolescence Management and Assurance process support.
  • Identify and take appropriate action to mitigate Technical Through Life Support risks.

What can we offer in return?

VIMA Group offers a work culture like no other in defence and security. Whilst we maintain outstanding professional standards at all times, we also offer all our staff a trusting, flexible and supportive place to work. We will do as much as we can to help accommodate whatever is important to you, be it your growing family, managing your local sports team or leading the way in your chosen field. This is reflected in our raft of benefits available to all our staff

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer all the following benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays.
  • Private Medical Insurance – with flexible cover options.
  • 5 x Salary Life Assurance.
  • Health cash plan – with flexible cover options.
  • Professional training at our own learning and development centre.
  • Cycle to Work.
  • Perks at Work.
  • Contributory company pension.
  • Discretionary annual bonus.
  • Holiday trading Scheme.
  • Electric Car Scheme.

A word on UK Security Clearance

Due to the secure nature of the position, you must have or be eligible to obtain UK SC or DV Security Clearance.

More details relating to UK Security Clearance can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/security-vetting-and-clearance.

What to do next

If you are interested in the above, please apply using the link provided.

To find out more about the vacancy or VIMA Group, please contact Ben Williams at ben.williams@vima-group.co.uk

VIMA group recognises the benefits of Reserve service to Country, Company and individual. VIMA Group has HR Policies to support Reservists and actively encourages them to apply.

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