Our functions2020-09-08T09:49:54+01:00


DE&S is made up of nine functions, each supporting its own vital strand of the organisation. Our functions offer professional development and flexibility to our people – and assurance to our customers that we have the scale and expertise to deliver on any project.

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Project Management

Our Project Management function provides a pipeline of project professionals to deliver our complex programme of work.

Project Management
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Project Controls

The right arm of project management, our Project Controls function provides the right information, at the right time, to support better-informed decisions.

Project Controls
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Cutting-edge engineering and science is a critical component in delivering modern, battle-winning technologies to all branches of the armed forces.

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Integrated Logistics

Integrated Logistics is here to support the Armed Forces by procuring and supporting the equipment, materiel, information and services required to keep them safe and ready.

Integrated Logistics
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The Ministry of Defence is the UK manufacturing industry’s biggest customer, and our Commercial function handles all our purchasing and contract management activities.

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Finance and Accounting

We ensure that DE&S meets its financial and management responsibilities for recording, communicating and driving financial performance – and securing the best value for the taxpayer.

Finance & Accounting
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Information Management and IT

Our mission is to both enable and drive DE&S towards its vision to become a world-class digital business.

Information Management & IT
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Human Resources

We challenge DE&S on people matters and provide consistent people management processes, policies, tools, and frameworks.

Human Resources
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Corporate Services

We help DE&S operate and run effectively. Our function is represented in every project that’s being undertaken and in every area of the defence procurement and maintenance chain.

Corporate Services

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Who we are

Part of the Ministry of Defence, we’re a mix of 11,500 talented civil servants and military personnel located across the UK and abroad.

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What we do

With a £10bn annual budget, we ensure the UK’s armed forces have all the equipment and support they need for their operations.

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Take your first step towards a more rewarding career by checking our benefits package, team bios and latest vacancies.

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