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BMT • GBR - Bath, GBR - Fareham, GBR - Plymouth

Through Life Support (TLS) Managing Consultant

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

Through Life Support (TLS) Managing Consultant

About BMT

We exist to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time. We create environments where people with outstanding technical knowledge deliver meaningful, practical solutions. We are driven by a commitment to a safer, more efficient, effective and sustainable future. To find out more about BMT please go to www.bmt.org

Through our projects and operations, we seek to create positive economic, social, and environmental outcomes, inspiring and helping our customers, suppliers, and partners to have a more positive impact in the world. We are committed to demonstrating sustainability practices across our operations, and conduct business in a manner that is responsible, and accountable.

We know that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to achieving our purpose as a business. Our goal is to build more diverse teams and to create an environment where employees are engaged, thriving, and feel a sense of belonging.

Why work for us?

At BMT, our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits in areas including health, family, finance, and personal development. An example of some of the benefits we offer.

  • Private Medical (family coverage)
  • Enhanced Pension
  • Flexible Working
  • Wellbeing Fund – a yearly fund for you to spend on a hobby or interest.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Holiday Trading
  • Retail Vouchers
  • Professional Subscriptions

“We’ve been Flexified, so you can trust that we’re a truly flexible workplace” This enables us to be more adaptable in how we work and supports us towards delivering our 2035 Net Zero target

To find out more about our verified flexible status, visit - Flexa Careers | Flexible Workplaces Offering Freedom & Choice

About the role

Our Asset Performance business line comprises specialists from across the entire range of disciplines needed to address a full spectrum of engineering asset management issues. Our services span the full lifecycle of ownership and blend enterprise-level consultancy, solving real-world business critical problems, with unmatched engineering analytical pedigree.

As part of our exciting growth plans, we are looking for Through Life Support (TLS) Managing Consultants to join the team in developing cost effective support-based outputs or complete support solutions for defence based equipment, in line with relevant national and international standards and guidance.

As a TLS Managing Consultant your responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as a standalone subject matter expert (SME) on all TLS based inputs in support of major projects / programmes.
  • Planning for and generation of project / programme outputs specific to TLS activities and analysis.
  • Self-assessment and maintenance of skills within the Asset Performance / BMT DAS UK capability matrices.
  • Technical ownership of case studies / white papers as required by the business.
  • Technical Lead for bid support throughout the bid management process.
  • Support and mentorship of developing peers.
  • Managing and progressing personal professional development.

You will be expected to engage in a variety of TLS related engineering tasks in support of the core Through Life Engineering Solutions (TLES) Business Unit: including TLS Management Planning, Supportability Analysis activities, various Modelling and Simulation activities (LORA, FMECA, MTAs etc), Maintenance Engineering, Reliability & Maintainability, and Spares Provisioning / Inventory Management.

These roles can be based out of our Fareham, Bath or Plymouth offices. Some travel to client sites and for meetings will be required.

Additional [optional] opportunities within the role could include but are not limited to:

  • Capability Leadership / Engagement – Working within our capability matrix to ensure BMT is kept up to speed with the latest developments in its active standards and marketspaces
  • Line Management – Aligned, where practical, to your capability providing the opportunity to nurture and support individuals within the BMT team
  • R&D and Innovation – Opportunities to engage with BMTs R&D and innovative teams looking to the future of the business in support of our core values

About you

We are looking for self-starting team members capable of undertaking roles within major projects / programmes delivering. Our ideal candidate will have a demonstrable experience of:

Working to Def Stan 00-600 and surrounding policies / processes including but not limited to pertinent JSPs, the Defence Logistics Framework (DLF) and the ASD-STANs.

Working knowledge within the UK Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) environment as the customer / industry partner.

The UK/International Defence Industry.

A working or foundation knowledge/awareness of the ASD suite of standards surrounding ASD x000i is desirable but not essential, BMT acknowledges that these standards are still comparatively junior in their adoption.

Please note, to be considered for this role you must be a UK National and eligible to hold UK Security Clearance at SC level.

Missing skills? Let us be the judge! BMT are passionate about people; we recognise that technology moves quickly and that no one can learn everything, which is why we seek those who can adapt and demonstrate the aptitude to learn. With enthusiasm and the right attitude, we can help you discover your potential.

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Does this sound like you? If so, please submit your application as soon as possible. We look forward to learning more about you.

A message to recruitment agencies: We receive applications exclusively via our ATS. Please note that we do not accept CVs submitted via email to the HR department or staff within our Operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing budget - £250 per annum
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at BMT

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)


Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries





United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

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Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Professional Services

Professional Services

Industry awards 2023

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