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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.


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.

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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.

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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

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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