Share this job with family or a friend

Job description for Business Coordinator

The role of Business Co-Ordinator is key to our workforce operations team for our Defence Munition sites across the UK. We are looking for someone who can operate effectively in a fast-paced working environment that will be supporting parts of our recruitment process.

The position gives you the opportunity to have a strategic view of our organisation, liaising with different stakeholders across all levels while gaining an overview of Defence Munitions operations and ensuring adherence to our resourcing policies and processes.

Our Corporate Services Group (CSG) function is represented in every area of the organisation, with a wide range of specialisms that collectively enable our effective day-to-day operation, ensuring we can deliver our objectives and maintain compliance.

As part of our team, you’ll benefit from plenty of routes for development, access to specialist training and funding for professional qualifications, and a c.27% employer pension contribution. You’ll also have access to a wide range of employee networks, including the Women’s Inclusive Network, Race & Culture Network, Pride Network, Disability Network – and many more. We recognise that the best people for the job may have commitments outside of work, so we’re pleased to promote flexible working to support our colleagues in balancing work and home life. ”

Please note that this position will require full time attendance on site.

Responsibilities for Business Coordinator

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Supporting the recruitment process, while being the point of contact for our Defence Munitions sites across the UK, to offer guidance and answer queries around recruitment.
  • Workforce planning activities, such as updating and monitoring data management systems to provide accurate forecasting information for performance boards.
  • Update and Maintain recruitment records, ensuring all approvals are in place and raising new resource requests for recruitment activities as necessary.
  • Engagement with multiple stakeholders across the organisation at all levels, to develop and maintain best practice.
  • Provide support in the provision of advice and guidance to Team Leaders.
  • Assist in preparing Management Information (MI), including analysis, for regular management meetings.
  • Collate information and data to assist in providing Business Intelligence.
  • Provide support for the Team lead for workforce planning.
  • Coordinate and support implementation of continuous improvement across delivery teams or equivalent.

Person specification

To be successful with your application, you’ll need to show that you meet the following essential criteria:

  • Prior experience of workforce planning.
  • Demonstratable knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Ability to communicate, both written and verbally with stakeholders of all levels.
  • Demonstratable decision making and prioritisation skills.

In addition to the responsibilities above, the following technical competences and behaviours will be assessed at interview:

  • Customer Service – Supervised Practitioner
  • Strategic Thinking & Planning – Awareness
  • Delivering at pace
  • Working together


We’re pleased to offer a generous benefits package to support everything from your work-life balance to your bank balance, including:

  • 25 days’ holiday a year, plus 1 day a year up to 30 days, 8 bank holidays and a day off for the King’s birthday
  • A market-leading employer pension contribution of around 27 percent, an annual performance-based bonus, and recognition awards
  • Flexible and hybrid working wherever possible, to support your work-life balance (though some attendance to the stated site is required)
  • Access to specialist training and funded professional qualifications, with plenty of opportunities and support for progression
  • A huge range of discounts including retail, sports, leisure, restaurants, gifts, days out, holidays, cinema, motoring, insurance, health care, gym memberships, and more
  • Up to six days of paid leave a year for volunteering
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption, and shared parental leave schemes, offering 100% pay for 26 weeks (after a qualifying period)
  • We champion a diverse and inclusive environment, where everyone can be themselves and give their best. We believe that by harnessing the power of different ideas, experiences, and perspectives, we can achieve our ambitions, together. If you have a disability or additional need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
  • Discover more about Little Book of Big Benefitsand pension schemes.

Please click the link below to apply for Business Coordinator by creating an account and uploading your details.


Job Details

Job title

Business Coordinator


£32,500 – £35,000

Contract type


Business area

Corporate Services

Working pattern

Flexible working, Full-time, Job share, Part-time



Number of posts


Recruitment contact

Ryan Mundy- DE&S Talent Acquisition Specialist – Email

Disability Confident Committed logo

DE&S - Your Ambition Leads Here