Date Posted
13 Jun 2019

Cobham Special Missions has a requirement for a Technical Administrator.  


The Technical Library role is to ensure the accurate and effective control of all control documents held within the Library environment.  The role will:


Ensure that all documents are controlled and amended as and when required to do so.


To ensure that the library records are updated in a timely manner.


To ensure that technical documentation is distributed as required in a timely manner.


Enhance existing and develop new processes and procedures to improve the service provided by the Technical library to operations globally.




The prime location is the Cobham Aviation Services facility located at Christchurch, Dorset  




As a Technical Administrator your skills and qualifications will ideally include: 


Personal Skills/Abilities


Demonstrates good administration and analytical skills, ability to collect, organise, synthesise, and analyse data; summarise findings, develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources internally, or with clients, customers and/or suppliers.


Takes personal responsibility for own actions.


Utilises own initiative, plans workload for self to ensure all tasks are allocated and completed in a timely manner.


Adapts communication style to meet the needs of the individual situation and provides clear and concise verbal and written information to people.


High degree of integrity.


The confidence to challenge practices and the willingness to question in order to gain a full understanding of issues.


Presents themselves in a professional manner to their work colleagues and the customer at all times.


Committed to quality and safety


A good working knowledge of Microsoft software and experience of using documentation control software.




Educational Vocational Qualifications


Secondary education or higher.






You should have previous experience working in a technical/education library or similar environment.


You will be fully conversant with the management of documents and revision/ amendment control.






As a Technical Administrator your main responsibilities will involve:


Accomplishes efficient and effective running of the Technical Library by planning, monitoring, initiating, coordinating, following systems, policies, and procedures.


Ensuring that all new documents, manuals, procedures and revisions/amendments to existing documents, manuals and procedures are logged on the designated Company application, vetted by the appropriate person(s) and distributed accordingly, in a timely manner.


Ensuring that all revision subscriptions are maintained as necessary to ensure all required documentation is kept up to date.


Ensure all manuals, documents and Company procedures controlled within the library are maintained in a serviceable condition and to the latest revision.


Ensure accurate and up-to-date documentation is available to all operational bases throughout the Company.


Periodic check of the revision/amendment state of all manuals held in the library.


Raising and closing down of Vetting Forms for distribution of amendments within the company.


The closing down of notifications which have been returned to confirm that amendments have been incorporated into the manuals


Accept duties, responsibilities and accountabilities as reasonable directed by line management.


Hold Safety as a core value and contribute to the achievement of a Zero Harm and an incident / injury free environment through active participation in all safety programs relevant to the position.




Cobham Special Mission


Protecting borders, saving lives and enhancing the effectiveness of defence personnel.


We combine state-of-the-art technology with complex air platforms to deliver customised airborne surveillance, operational readiness training and search and rescue services.


Our end-to-end capabilities benefit government and military customers with responsive and cost-effective turn-key solutions for optimal mission performance.




About Cobham plc


Cobham is a leading global technology and services innovator, respected for providing solutions to the greatest challenges, from deep space to the depths of the ocean.


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Paul Marsden
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