Trials Manager

Trials Manager

Job Description

Job ID: 32683
Job Function: Trials Manager
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: UK & Europe
Posted Date: 3 Jul 2024

Job Overview

TVS operate as part of Team LEIDOS in the delivery of the LCST contract – a team of defence and logistics specialists, supporting a major transformation contract providing an end to end supply chain service delivering commodity and inventory improvements to the UK Ministry of Defence.

Based at Emersons Green we are now recruiting for a Trials Manager working for TVS at the Team Leidos offices at Emersons Green in Bristol as part of a vibrant and dynamic team, committed to transforming the way the MOD works.

Job Responsibilities

The Trials manager is the lead for the development and delivery of all customer product evaluations across the full range of product areas covered in the LCST contract – including Food, Clothing, Medical and General Supplies.


  • Management and execution of the trials requirement across all commodity areas
  • Producing project plans, directives and reports
  • Collecting, recording, analysing and interpreting data
  • Observing trials in the UK and overseas
  • Liaising with technical and development staff within Team Leidos
  • Making presentations to a variety of audiences
  • Managing relationships with and expectations of various stakeholders within the MoD

Qualifications and Skills


  • A good understanding of the three armed services
  • Educated to A-Level or equivalent
  • Experience of application of project management techniques
  • Good verbal communication skills and the ability to write clearly and succinctly
  • Proven ability to influence and organise and lead multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to interpret numerical data
  • Good knowledge of MS Office suite in particular Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Highly motivated with high attention to detail


Highly desirable

  • Previous experience of managing trials in a military environment


In return for your hard work, we offer excellent career progression opportunities and a professional environment where you can acquire, use, and continue developing your skills.


Your package will include:


  • Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Holiday buy-back scheme (5 additional days available)
  • Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
    1. GP consultation and second opinions
    2. Mental health support
    3. Financial and Legal support
    4. Wellbeing and healthy living support
  • Employee referral scheme with financial reward
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
  • Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)


At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.


If you require any adjustments to allow you take a full and active part in the selection process, please notify us as part of your application. Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

TVS have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a forces friendly employer.

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