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DIO -Logistic Support Officer

  • Public sector
  • 11/06/2024
  • £35290.00 /yearly
  • Full Time & Permanent

Job Overview

Job Type

Full Time & Permanent


£35,290 yearly

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Job Description

West Tofts, East of England, IP26 5EP

Job summary

The LSO is the lead on all aspects of Logistics with region, including Accounting of equipment (AinU/MJDI),  Vehicle Management (Authorised Demanding Officer (ADO) Duties)), OC Fuels, Establishment Fire Focal Point, Health, Safety & Environmental Protection Focal Point.

Job description

1.   Leadership & Management 

·                Coordinate the team in order to deliver DIO & Industry Partners Outputs.

·                Demonstrate a personal commitment to the DIO Guiding Principles. 

·                Monitor compliance with standing orders and relevant legislation's. 

·                Promote strong working relationships both within the regional team and other teams across the wider DIO and MOD.

2.   Safety, Health & Environmental Management (SHEM) Focal Point 

·               Co-ordinate Regional Health, Safety as follows:

o   Reviewing & Drafting HoE O&A Statement

o   Co-ordinate Regional H&S Administration including letters of appointment and risk assessment records/registers.

o   Co-ordinating the 6 monthly HS&EP Meeting

o   Liaison with HoE, Training Support Officers (TSOs) and Regional Area Manager (RAM) being a focal point for all matters Health Safety & Environmental Protection, where necessary seeking advice from OS&Trg SMEs and DIO Tech Services Subject Matter Expert (SME) Health & Safety Advisor.

o   Regional focal point for OS&Trg, UK DTE, Defence Regulators and Inspectors.


·               Co-ordinate Environmental Management System (EMS) as follows:

o   Ensure that the DTE East EMS is delivered and reviewed in accordance with the EMS Manual.

o   Liaison with HoE, TSOs and being a focal point for all matters EMS, where necessary seeking advice from OS&Trg SMEs and DIO Tech Services Environmental Team. Add anything and amend as you see fit.

3.   Logistic Support 

·               Deliver Regional logistic support including:

o   Provide local SME advice on latest logistic policy and requirements.

o   Supervise the management of the material account, in accordance with current regulations legislative requirements and HQ instructions.

o   Conduct Assurance Checks of local DTE Account AinUs and Issued Property items.

4.   White Fleet Transport Manager 

·            Overall responsible for small Motor Transport fleet and driver administration:

o   Driver management /records.

5.   Fuels  

·                OC Fuels & Dangerous Substance & Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (DSEAR) Regional POC.

·                Coordination of Inspections/actions/meetings and follow up action following inspection.

·                Operating Authority and  Fuel & Light Manager.

6.   Manage Documentation 

·               Record and upload all compliance and assurance documentation to SharePoint.

·               Inform staff across the region on any amendments.


·               AinU.

·               Safety Management Plans.

·               SME to HoE for AoR Risk.

7.   Other Tasks 

·               As directed by Regional Commander and in support of the region.

Person specification

  • H&S, Fire management & Environmental experience: including waste disposal, fuel spillage contamination control.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with experience of delivering briefs.
  • Good leadership skills and experience of managing teams.


Full UK Driving Licence


We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Working Together
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Leadership
  • Delivering at Pace
  • Managing a Quality Service

We only ask for evidence of these behaviours on your application form:

  • Working Together
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Making Effective Decisions
Alongside your salary of £35,290, Ministry of Defence contributes £9,528 towards you being a member of the Civil Service Defined Benefit Pension scheme. Find out what benefits a Civil Service Pension provides.
  • Learning and development tailored to your role
  • An environment with flexible working options
  • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
  • A Civil Service pension with an average employer contribution of 27%

The post does not offer relocation expenses.

External recruits who join the MOD who are new to the Civil Service will be subject to a six-month probation period.

Please Note: Expenses incurred for travel to interviews will not be reimbursed.

Please be advised that the Department is conducting a review of all pay related allowances which could impact on those allowances that the post currently being advertised attracts.

Any move to MOD from another employer will mean you can no longer access childcare vouchers. This includes moves between government departments. You may however be eligible for other government schemes, including Tax-Free Childcare. Determine your eligibility at

The Ministry of Defence is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for its staff which includes educating them on the benefits of not smoking, protecting them from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke and supporting those who want to give up smoking. Under the Smoke-Free Working Environment policy, Smoking and the use of all tobacco products (including combustible and chewing tobacco products) will not be permitted anywhere in the Defence working environment however some exemptions are in place, please refer to local guidance. The policy is Whole Force and includes all Defence personnel, contractors, visitors and other non-MOD personnel. All applicants seeking, considering, or accepting employment with the Ministry of Defence should be aware of this policy and that it is already in place at a number of Defence Establishments.

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Where business needs allow, some roles may be suitable for a combination of office and home-based working.  This is a non-contractual arrangement where all office-based employees will be expected to spend a minimum of 60% of their working time in office, subject to capacity and any required workplace adjustments. Requirements to attend other locations for official business, or work in another MOD office, will also count towards this level of attendance. Applicants can request further information regarding how this may work in their team from the Vacancy Holder (see advert for contact details). Defence Business Services cannot respond to any questions about working arrangements. 

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles (opens in a new window), and will assess your Behaviours and Experience.

Candidates will be required to provide CV details to include job history; qualification details and previous skills and experience.

Candidates will be required to provide a statement of suitability. (500 Words)

At sift, you will be assessed against the following Success Profiles Behaviours:

  • Personal Statement
  • Previous Skills and experience
  • Working together
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Making effective decisions

In the event of  a large number of applications the sift will be conducted against the lead behaviour - Making Effective Decisions

At interview, you will be assessed against the following Success Profiles Behaviours:

  • Leadership
  • Delivering at Pace
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Managing a Quality Service
  • Making Effective decisions
  • Working together

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria. If you need to advise us that you need additional help or reasonable adjustments for the recruitment process, please contact: [email protected] .

As a result of the changes to the UK immigration rules which came into effect on 1 January 2021, the Ministry of Defence will only offer sponsorship for a skilled worker visa under the points based system, where a role has been deemed to be business critical.

The role currently being advertised has not been assessed as business critical and is therefore NOT open to applications from those who will require sponsorship under the points based system. Should you apply for this role and be found to require sponsorship, your application will be rejected and any provisional offer of employment withdrawn.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.


Successful candidates must undergo a criminal record check.
Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check (opens in a new window).

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Nationality requirements

Open to UK nationals only.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code (opens in a new window) sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles (opens in a new window).
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
The Civil Service also offers a Redeployment Interview Scheme to civil servants who are at risk of redundancy, and who meet the minimum requirements for the advertised vacancy.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Civil Service is committed to attract, retain and invest in talent wherever it is found. To learn more please see the Civil Service People Plan (opens in a new window) and the Civil Service Diversity and Inclusion Strategy (opens in a new window).
This vacancy is part of the Great Place to Work for Veterans (opens in a new window) initiative.
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Contact point for applicants

Job contact :

Recruitment team

Further information

Please ensure you read the attached candidate information document prior to completing your application. Please refer to the attached Candidate Information guide.


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