Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S)


Our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant

As a government organisation we are committed to supporting the armed forces and understand the critical importance of supporting the families of Service personnel. At DE&S we offer a range of working patterns and benefits to help achieve the best work-life balance for you and your family.

About us

Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) is a highly specialised part of the Ministry of Defence. Equipping and supporting our armed forces, we ensure our UK military customers have everything they need to carry out their duties effectively. 

We employ over 11,500 talented civil servants, military personnel and private contractors across more than 150 locations globally. We also manage the recruitment for our sister organisation, the Submarine Delivery Agency. 

We offer fulfilling careers alongside a generous benefits package – including a market-leading pension contribution, annual bonuses, flexible working, development schemes and childcare vouchers - to ensure our employees feel rewarded and appreciated for their hard work. 

Our aim is to attract a talented and diverse workforce, and we are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive working environment where everyone can contribute to their full potential. 

We recruit across a wide range of professions, from Project Managers to Engineers, Logistics Specialists to Accountants. Take a look at our vacancies and see where you could start your rewarding career today.