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Job #: R-00082781
Location: Bristol, GB
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Other Clearance


Job Description:

Are you ready for your next career challenge?

We are in search of a Assistant Joint Operations Management Officer. A role has arisen within the Logistics Commodity Services Transformation (LCST) programme. This role is establish and lead a revised PMO with a £6.5bn programme with the Ministry of Defence.

Join a team committed to a Mission!

The Logistics Commodities & Services Transformation (LCST) Programme for the UK Ministry of Defence is a critical effort to enhance and improve the UK’s defence supply chain. The programme provides essential services such as storage and distribution for the MOD's materiel, including a global freight service and the procurement and inventory management of 70,000 commodity NATO Stock Number (NSNs).

Working together as Team Leidos we are helping to transform the UK's defence supply chain by providing an integration of a complex mixture of services, at low risk, using a modern suite of systems that will deliver one version of the truth. For the first time, the MOD will see the whole picture, as it is happening.  

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

What You’ll Be Doing :

The Logistics, Commodities and Services Transformation Programme (LCST) Assistant Joint Operations Management Officer (JOMO) is a new role established to provide secretariat support to the Operations Management Committee (OMC) and assist the JOMO in maintaining prioritised and timely momentum to the LCST operation through ensuring effective and collaborative governance and management of joint operations Risks, Assumptions, Issues, Dependencies and Opportunities (RAIDO).  The appointment requires the character to develop mutual respect and professional relationships to work the Joint Operation Framework (JOF) for the right collaborative effect. 

The Assistant JOMO, JOMO and Co-Chairs of the OMC must have a shared passion and pride for successful outcomes.

Main Duties and Responsibilities: (General summary of the major activities and responsibilities. Day to day list of activities)


  • Reports to the TL JOMO.

  • Build and maintain close engagement with all JOF stakeholders including the Commissioning and Managing Organisation, Commodity Support Services, Storage/Distribution & Freight, and Global Logistic Services. 

  • Capture and distil the RAIDO across the JOF, including the subordinate Working Groups, ensuring it is visible and being effectively managed at the right level.

  • Maintain a clear, shared, record of RAIDO management across the JOF, ensuring transparency to all levels of LCST governance.

  • Develop a joint operations portal to capture issues that require joint activity or a joint response as they arise and staff those issues into the right element of the JOF for subsequent management, through to timely resolution. 

  • Provide high quality Secretariat for the OMC – manage all agendas and records of decisions, and support the co-chairs and JOMO in driving the activity of the OMC and escalation points to the senior boards.

  • Support the joint crisis management process to elicit the right response at the right level by the right appointments bringing in the right stakeholders.

  • Support the ‘business as usual’ joint operations cell – a cell that is seeing and controlling joint RAIDO to maximise operational effect and minimise disruption to the customer.

  • Deputise for the JOMO.

  • Establish the Assistant JOMO role.

  • Assist the JOMO in generating joint operations management processes.

  • Generate highly effective, collaborative working relationships across LCST.  

  • Ensure the JOF operates effectively and that RAIDO is appropriately managed.

  • Support the JOMO and OMC co-chairs in driving improvements to joint operations effect.

  • Develop the Assistant JOMO role to reflect improvements to the JOF, OMC and operational effectiveness.


  • Degree level education or similar level of experience

  • Strong Communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Experience of successful issue management

  • Understanding of Defence Logistics Supply Chain

  • Experience providing Secretariat support to management committees or boards

What do we do for you?:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. 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)

•    Dynamic Working:

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture.  We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

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