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Business Support Assistant

Location: Whitehaven   

Job type: Temporary Fixed Term Contract          

Salary: Competitive       


Delkia is a specialist engineering & technology company for safety-related and mission critical systems in highly regulated sectors, including Aerospace, Clean Energy and Maritime sectors.


Our offer incorporates: engineering design, technical consultancy, and systems integration.


We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an experienced Temporary Business Support Assistant to join our dynamic team at Delkia.


Overview of the role


We are seeking a Temporary Business Support Assistant to provide administrative assistance and support to various departments within our organisation. The ideal candidate will be highly organised, detail-oriented, and possess strong communication skills. This temporary position will involve assisting with various tasks such as data entry, document preparation and other administrative duties as needed.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Provide administrative support to multiple departments within the organisation.

  • Assist with data entry tasks including updating databases and spreadsheets.

  • Prepare documents, reports, and presentations as requested.

  • Handle incoming calls and correspondence, directing inquiries to the appropriate department or individual.

  • Collaborate with team members to ensure smooth workflow and efficient operations.

  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and documents.


Desired Qualifications / Prerequisites:


  • Previous experience in administrative or office support roles is advantageous.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy in work.

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Adaptability and willingness to learn new tasks and processes.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.


  • Flexible Working

  • Training and Development

  • Excellent Company Standards

  • Cycle-To-Work Scheme

  • Health Care

  • Company Bonus Scheme

  • Benefits Package

  • Great team spirit

  • Organised social events

  • Professional membership


Company Overview


Delkia is a specialist engineering & technology company for safety-related & mission-critical systems.


Our mission is to enable a safer, more resilient world through the provision of engineering and technological solutions. We take pride in our role to be the partner of choice for safety-related and safety-critical systems, ensuring the protection of people, assets and missions that matter most.


Team Delkia delivers safe and highly assured products and services to customers to secure operations - we save lives and safeguard critical assets. 


The company’s Head Office is at Westlake’s Science and Technology Park in West Cumbria, as well as a ​systems integration, assembly & testing facility based in Egremont, Cumbria. Delkia also has design offices in Preston, Lancashire.




To become the leading British Systems Integrator and partner of choice for high-integrity and mission-critical systems.




To deliver innovative value-for-money products and services to customers to enable safe and secure operations.




·      Collaboration and Teamwork

·      Integrity, Trust and Accountability

·      Safety and Security

·      Client Focused

·      Social Value and Impact

·      Continuous Improvement



Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


Please be aware that many roles working for Delkia will be subject to security vetting restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit the roles you can perform.


All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.


How to apply: Please send your CV / interest to


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