+44 (0)1329 552 390

associate image 2Careers

For the right person, a career at Polaris can offer:

  • Very competitive pay and conditions.
  • A supportive working environment where your opinion counts.
  • Excellent long term prospects.


Candidates who wish to be considered will:

  • Be educated to Degree level in a numerate discipline (Maths, Physics, Engineering, Operational Research etc.) or equivalent.
  • Have relevant post-graduate experience in Defence Analysis.
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have no objection to working on defence projects (all our staff have to be security cleared for work on UK defence contracts).


CVs can be emailed to careers@polarisconsulting.co.uk, or posted to David Bangert at:

South Barn, Cams Hall Estate, Fareham, Hampshire. PO16 8UT      UNITED KINGDOM

Polaris Consulting is an equal opportunities employer.


Current career opportunities:

Systems Engineer - Defence Analyst, Bristol

Polaris is looking to recruit experienced Defence Analysts undertaking systems engineering and operational analysis activities in key Ministry of Defence (MOD) programmes. You will have a background preferably in C4ISTAR engineering, with a sound understanding of scientific and mathematical techniques and the proven ability to develop technical solutions to business problems. Candidates will require expertise in some or all of the following skills:

  • Systems Engineering Lifecycle

  • Defining, analysing and documenting requirements (inc. use of DOORS)

  • Analytical and modelling experience

  • Tools and techniques to develop concepts and architectural solutions including MODAF.

  • Cost-benefit analysis

  • Technology and capability roadmapping

  • Support and advice to MOD decision makers

  • Stakeholder engagement and workshop facilitation

Polaris is looking for candidates with 5+ years of relevant expertise to support its growing operations in the South West, with successful candidates based in the Company’s Bristol office. Successful candidates will have the experience or aspirations to undertake demanding consultancy assignments, with the flexibility to work for a rapidly growing SME. Remuneration is competitive with excellent opportunities for career development.

To apply please email CV and covering letter to careers@polarisconsulting.co.uk


Cost Analyst, Bristol

Due to continued expansion Polaris urgently seek highly motivated and experienced Cost Consultants for our Bristol office near MOD Abbey Wood.

We need Consultants with the following profile and skills:

  • British Nationals with current SC or DV clearance.

  • Significant experience in Defence analysis in the following disciplines:

    • Cost analysis/ estimation (knowledge of gathering cost data, estimating, CAAS guidelines, CDALs, V&V, etc.)

    • MOD approvals (knowledge of IGBC, MGBC, JSP507, JSP655 etc.)

    • Portfolio, programme and project management (schedule and risk analysis, benefits realisation, evidence management etc.)

    • Operational Analysis (OA) to support Business Cases and/or MOD policy development (knowledge of spreadsheet modelling, technology road mapping, etc.)

  • Experience working with DE&S preferable.

  • Must be good with people and able to interface directly with customers.

  • Have a positive, flexible and self-motivated attitude necessary for working in a small company.

The role(s) are permanent, with competitive salary plus 5% pension contribution and life/critical illness insurance.  Three month probationary period.  Salary depends entirely on expectation and level of experience.

Staff will be based in the Bristol area, but will be expected to travel to our Fareham office or other sites in the UK when required.

To apply please email CV and covering letter to careers@polarisconsulting.co.uk

Become a Polaris Associate

Find out about becoming an Associate with the Resourcing Team at Polaris.