Career Progression and Recruitment

The learning stairway is an extensive framework that maps civilian qualifications to the military qualifications attained at each level. Please click on your trade below to access the learning stairway.

The purpose of the RLC Foundation is to promote and enhance logistics professionalism in the Corps through active engagement with Industry and Academia. Providing careers support for those in transition is a complimentary part of this.

Every man and woman in the Corps, Regular and Army Reserve, should consider themselves a professional logistician with the qualifications, experience and understanding to be able to transfer seamlessly to an appropriate second career in industry. Gaining recognised qualifications, taking every opportunity for professional development and expertise in your chosen trade will make this process much easier as well as benefit the Corps and your future career prospects.

Put simply, start thinking of your professional development as early as you can and don’t let retirement/discharge come as a shock.

On this page you will see a growing series of links to the recruitment pages of our corporate partners as well as, training support organisations and, of course the CTP and OA. Please feel free to explore and, where appropriate, make contact with those organisations you wish to find out more about. If you need any more information please get in touch – Contact us here

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RLC Trade Learning Stairways

The learning stairway is an extensive framework that maps civilian qualifications to the military qualifications attained at each level. Please click on your trade below to access the learning stairway. Learning stairways for other trades to follow shortly.

Corporate Members – Recruitment Opportunities

ABP Southampton are seeking a Service Delivery Operative

Full Time, Permanent Contract

Location – Southampton

Competitive Salary + Benefits

ABP is the UK’s leading port operator, with a unique network of 21 ports across England, Scotland and Wales. Our ports include Immingham, the UK’s busiest port and Southampton, the UK’s leading export port and number one for cars and cruise. The group’s other activities include rail terminal operations (Hams Hall Rail Terminal), ship’s agency, dredging (UK Dredging Ltd), and marine consultancy (ABPmer). Each port also offers a well-established community of port service providers.

In 2015 ABP and its customers handled 92 million tonnes of cargo. Together with our customers, we support 84,000 jobs and contribute £5.6 billion to the UK economy every year.

Southampton is the UK’s number one vehicle handling port, Europe’s leading turnaround cruise port and the UK’s most productive container port. Operated by DP World Southampton, the terminal is home to the new 500m deepwater quay SCT5, which was purpose built to handle the biggest ships in the world.

A major dredging programme ensures that 15.5m draft vessels – the biggest currently afloat – can access the port on most days of the year.

The port is less than two miles from the M27 and has direct rail links to the main railway network for both freight and passenger trains. The Port of Southampton is served by Southampton International Airport, while Gatwick and Heathrow airports are within easy reach.

 

Main purpose of the role:

To deliver the port operations plan on a duty shift basis, and to undertake general port related activities. To continually improve the performance of the port in its four key principles of safety, quality, service and efficiency. 

Accountabilities:

  • Berthing of allocated vessels, including mooring / unmooring and fender moves.
  • Installation of cruise access infrastructure including conventional and overhead gangways.
  • Ensuring the landside infrastructure is available and in place for vessel arrival and departure.
  • Installing, maintaining and removing infrastructure to set up temporary compounds and cruise facilities.
  • Ensuring the quayside and surrounding areas are kept to the agreed standards.
  • Supporting the maintenance and shift technicians as and when required.
  • Helping to create a culture of continuous improvement, and being proactive in putting forward ideas to improve safety, quality, service and/or efficiency.

The shift pattern for a Service Delivery Operative involves working a combination of 4 on 2 off, and 3 on 2 off.

Skills & Experience required:

  • Full, clean driving licence (essential)
  • Ability to work a fixed shift pattern (essential)
  • Eager to learn and develop new skills (essential)
  • Committed and self-motivated (essential)
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as work on own initiative (essential)
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety requirements and not afraid to challenge potential Health & Safety hazards (essential)
  • Previous experience within a manual based role (desirable)
  • Certification for plant driving, i.e. FLT, crane driver etc. (desirable) 

Additional Information:

When joining ABP you will find an environment that is both welcoming and challenging. We reward our employees well and offer a generous remuneration package, employer pension, private health insurance and a range of other benefits.

Please note that ABP undertake random screening for substance abuse and operate a zero-tolerance policy. A medical will be required before starting this position also.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their background, which helps us to provide a diverse and inclusive working environment.

Closing date : Monday 2th October 2017

Team Leidos are looking for a Contingent Operations Planning Assistant


Location: Donnington

Job Grade:  15
Vacancy Number:
Expiry Date
: tbc

We are the contract logistics partner of choice for logistics outsourcing and the management of complex supply chains. Our integrated services include all aspects of logistics planning, control and execution. From point of origin to consumption, we design solutions that turn your logistics operations from a challenge into a substantial competitive advantage. 

Team Leidos which includes Kuehne + Nagel as the Storage, Distribution and Freight Delivery Partner took over the MoD’s Logistics Commodities Services Operation in August 2015.  In order to support the MOD Contract and other opportunities within the public sector, the Kuehne + Nagel Military & Government Business Unit was set up within the UK Contract Logistics Division.

Your tasks and responsibilities

– Assist the Contingency Operations Planning Manager (COPM) in the responsibility for, and management of the SD&F contingent operations planning activities required to ensure KN is able to react to and deliver all required Defence materiel a the agreed levels of readiness and enable the customer to embark on training/operations with their Priming Equipment Packs (PEPs) fully equipped when and where required.

– Responsibility for reporting to the COPM on any planning and modelling of the KN contingent operations lift and surge capacity and the calculation of resources required in the Base Depot on a continual basis in support of the customer’s forward planning cycles.

– Liaise with the customer to improve their expectations

– Plan and manage PEPs within the storage estate, providing intelligence in the optimal method of storage, issuing and handling of PEPs

– Undertake any reasonable task as directed by the COPM

Your skills and experience

– Deep understanding of Defence WMS and TMS

– Conversant with Defence operational and training logistic requirements

– Basic commercial acumen

– Self-motivated, with the ability to work individually or as part of a team

– Strong MS Office skills

– Security Cleared

Please be aware that by applying for this role, you are agreeing to participate in the employment screening process.  This process will include criminal record checking and identity validation.  This means that KN will ask successful applicants to provide certain information and documentation to enable these checks to be conducted.

Any appointment will then be strictly conditional upon, and subject to, the receipt of satisfactory results of these checks

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TVS are a leading, global supply chain services provider implementing innovative supply chain solutions across a broad range of blue chip organisations worldwide. We are specialists in receiving, processing and managing the flow of raw materials, individual components and spare parts for a range of organisations within the automotive, beverage, industrial and defence markets.

Operating from six bespoke centres across the UK plus a number of strategic facilities across Europe and the rest of the world as part of the $6bn TVS Group we are determined to be different; our specialist services set us apart as a market-leading 4PL provider.

Our tailor made options include: inventory management; funding and control; supplier management; warehousing; packaging; inbound and outbound transport and logistics; same day delivery; kitting; sequencing; IT software for planning and costing and creation of technical product literature.

Our clients all have time-sensitive, business critical missions to deliver and TVS are an essential and integral component in their performance – with our help they achieve their strategic business goals.

Current Vacancies

Role:                   Integrated Logistics, Supply Chain Manager           

Department:    Defence                

Location:           Bristol – Abbey Wood     

Reporting to:    Strategic Account Manager         

We are currently working to deliver a major contract for the Defence, Equipment & Support organisation as part of the UK Ministry of Defence based at Abbey Wood in Bristol. We are specifically supporting the Integrated Logistics (iLog) function which is responsible for the management and delivery of in-service support to procurement activities across Land, Sea and Air environments.

We are currently recruiting for a Supply Chain Manager to be deployed onto site at Abbey Wood.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

This role will interact with strategic and operational managers designated Operating Centres and Project Team leaders to carry out the following activities:

Develop Demand and Supply plans and optimise inventory within the area of responsibility

Monitoring and validation of Supply plans against operational demand, supply constraints and changes to requirements

Contribute to operational Supply Chain Management (SCM) across Inventory Management, Supplier Management, Demand Management and Performance Management activities

Role:                   Integrated Logistics, Service Delivery Manager           

Department:    Defence                

Location:           Bristol – Abbey Wood     

Reporting to:    Strategic Account Manager

We are currently working to deliver a major contract for the Defence, Equipment & Support organisation as part of the UK Ministry of Defence based at Abbey Wood in Bristol. We are specifically supporting the Integrated Logistics (iLog) function which is responsible for the management and delivery of in-service support to procurement activities across Land, Sea and Air environments.

We are currently recruiting for an integrated Logistics Service Delivery Manager to be deployed onto site at Abbey Wood.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting to a Project Manager or Senior Service Delivery Manager the role of the integrated Logistics Service Delivery Manager is to deliver an In Service Support or Logistics Execution activity for specific projects within one of the Land, Sea and Air functions of the military.

Typical duties will include:

Monitoring, forecasting and reporting the costs of service delivery to the end user

Maintaining service levels according to policy

Preparation and maintenance of the Service Delivery Plan

Understanding of all aspects of demand and supply management within the support chain, and ability to consider how to maximise availability whilst minimising cost and inventory

Negotiating contracts and managing suppliers to deliver OTIF

Continuous Improvement of the service delivered with an eye for cost savings and process improvement

Integrate with other functions in DE&S such as Commercial, Finance, Engineering etc.

Working within governance arrangements for the delivery of the service, aligned with iLog best practice in F&RP, Planning reviews and KPIs.

Management of budgets with Finance staff, including managing the approval process, monitoring actual spend and updating forecasts accordingly

Identifying risks that impact the security of supply and implementing appropriate mitigation strategies.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate will be education to degree level, or equivalent with demonstrable experience of being delivery focussed, such as meeting agreed service levels for demands, with a broad understanding of the Defence Support Environment.

A detailed understanding of the integrated relationship between Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Through Life Support Management (TLSM) is essential.

Previous experience directly within the MOD from an iLog perspective or with companies that have provided direct supply chain support to the MOD would be beneficial.

How to apply:

For an informal discussion about this role or to find out more about other positions at TVS please get in touch with Bill Porter on 01257 225 383 or via email at bill.porter@tvsscs.com

Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Role:                    Integrated Logistics, Technical Through Life Support (TTLS) Manager          

Department:      Defence                

Location:            Bristol – Abbey Wood     

Reporting to:     Strategic Account Manager        

Purpose:

We are currently working to deliver a major contract for the Defence, Equipment & Support organisation as part of the UK Ministry of Defence based at Abbey Wood in Bristol. We are specifically supporting the Integrated Logistics (iLog) function which is responsible for the management and delivery of in-service support to procurement activities across Land, Sea and Air environments.

We are currently recruiting for an Integrated Logistics Technical Through Life Support (TTLS) Manager to be deployed onto site at Abbey Wood.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

The role requires contributions to providing advice on; the delivery of strategic planning and support arrangements relating to engineering or on the technical elements of equipment support and logistics services. This includes planning, delivery and operation of in-service support, equipment modifications, understanding of repair procedures and resolution of design and/or maintenance issues. It covers roles such as Integrated Logistics Support Manager (ILSM) and Equipment Support Manager (ESM).

It implicitly covers the application and management of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) principles to Defence equipment at all stages of the Concept, Assessment, Demonstration, Manufacture, In Service and Disposal (CADMID) cycle.

Typical duties will include:

Managing change across the Through Life Support (TLS) process

Understanding the impact of any changes to the platform/equipment on the TLS documentation and tailoring the process appropriately

Ensuring that appropriate controls are in place and that any change or acquisition are compliant with the governance and that TLS documentation reflects these changes

Responsibility for supporting the design of the solution to meet Front Line Commands (FLC) new capability requirements. Once the platform/equipment is in service they work with Industry, Engineering and other key stakeholders in:

Supporting the FLC maintenance and new capability requirements.

Responding to requests for current, relevant and accurate design data.

Providing the relevant documentation and analysis to be fed in to the Support Solution Strategy, Plans and Schedules.

Developing different design options for support solutions.

Ensuring that the support maintenance is carried out as planned and monitor for any variance.

Understanding the agreed platform/equipment performance metrics.

Performing platform data analytics and trend analysis and ensuring the availability of current, relevant and accurate data.

Consistent reporting on operational performance of each platform/equipment against the performance metrics.

Supporting with the operational performance reports for the platform/equipment.

Providing support to Project Teams and Front Line Commands for all analysis and modelling activities including inventory and supply chain.

Responsibility for creating and maintaining an analysis/modelling capability to meet the needs of Project Teams pan-defence.

Line Management responsibility for a number of staff

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate will be education to degree level, or equivalent with demonstrable experience of Technical Through Life Support, including relevant TTLS systems and tools which support the delivery of advice to the rest of the business on the subject matter area

A detailed understanding of the integrated relationship between Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Through Life Support Management (TLSM) is essential.

Previous experience directly within the MOD from an iLog perspective or with companies that have provided direct supply chain support to the MOD would be beneficial.

How to apply:

For an informal discussion about this role or to find out more about other positions at TVS please get in touch with Bill Porter on 01257 225 383 or via email at bill.porter@tvsscs.com

Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Role:                    Equipment Support Lead

About the role:

TVS are working as part of Team Leidos, which is a team of defence and logistics specialists, supporting a major contract providing an end to end supply chain service delivering commodity and inventory savings to the UK Ministry of Defence.

The Equipment Support Lead will be 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.

The purpose of the role is to provide and deliver a consistent and reliable Commodity Support Inventory Plan and an effective Equipment Management plan for the Team Leidos Community

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Delivering through life support services, primarily to Defence Medical Services medical equipment capabilities throughout the globe

Lead, develop and manage a team of Equipment Support Managers

Mentor and develop the equipment support managers skills and knowledge across a range of engineering functions.

Provide engineering advice to the Front Line Commands and the Surgeon Generals department through a team of Equipment Support Managers

Maintain availability of equipment capabilities to meet customer requirements within the agreed annual equipment budget

Develop, implement and maintain a Quality Management System across engineering functions within the team.

Maintaining continuity of supply of equipment support through contract management.

Safety Management of capabilities and equipment failure investigations

Lead the Aeromedical Equipment process within the Equipment Team, liaising with stakeholders across CSS, Team Leidos and MOD

Provide evidence for the level of understanding on systems safety management in line with managing medical devices guidance issued by the MHRA, and other equipment, governed by regulatory bodies.

Delegate for equipment program lead as required

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

The ideal candidate will have a background in equipment engineering and management that has been developed over a number of years across a diverse range of equipment.

Hold formal qualifications at a minimum of HNC in electrical and electronic engineering supported by substantial experience.

Applicants would be expected to be a chartered engineer or working towards.

Knowledge of MOD through life support processes and policy would be an advantage as would medical engineering experience.

The successful candidate will be required go through a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance.

We operate flexible start and finish times, have onsite car parking and have dress down and early finish on Friday’s each week.

How to apply:

For an informal discussion about this role or to find out more about other positions at TVS please get in touch with Bill Porter on 01257-225-383 or via email at bill.porter@tvsscs.com

Role:                    Category Manager

About the role:

TVS are working as part of Team Leidos, which is a team of defence and logistics specialists, supporting a major contract providing an end to end supply chain service delivering commodity and inventory savings to the UK Ministry of Defence.

The Category Manager will be 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.

The purpose of the role is to deliver a Cost Base Reduction (CBR) committed to the Authority through the development of a cost-effective, commercially-driven supply base which meets the requirements for governance and availability.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

To supervise the team of Category Managers

Capture and analyse data on the existing supply chain, the commercial markets and potential new entrants to the market.

Based on the data analysis, create and maintain strategy plans, working with all stakeholders to deliver the CBR and availability requirements.

Capture all documentation developed by Commodity, Category, and Acquisition and Contracts Management, required to support the tendering of the Category requirements.

Identify and enact Supplier Development opportunities that add value to the Authority, Supplier and Team Leidos Support Chain and which drive out cost.

Hold specific commodity expertise and manage categories that are key to their strengths.

Participate in routine cross-functional efforts within CSS.

Collaborating with all stakeholders for data gathering and analysis to update the Category Strategy

Develop and prepare commercial product specifications.

Develop and disseminate document packs that consolidate all the information for a specific category in order that the strategy can be enacted and tendered by Acquisition and Contract Management.

Conduct basic supplier assessment to ensure the suppliers proposed to Acquisition and Contract Management are of sound standing both commercially and financially.

Responsible for creating document packs for their Categories in conjunction with all Stakeholders.

Identify areas in which improvements could drive out cost.

Implement continual improvement tasks with suppliers to implement best practises, best value and lower costs.

Tracking and reporting progress against Cost Base Reduction (CBR).

Identifying suppliers with the best capability to satisfy customer requirements.

Collaborating with suppliers through direct engagement to clearly communicate customer requirements and understand supplier constraints com¬pared with customer requirements, to contract for the best possible result from suppliers and ensure customer satisfaction.

Assuring a disciplined approach for visibility of the right supplier performance metrics to optimise the support chain.

Identify additional opportunities and actively develop mutually profitable relationships with suppliers

Participate in every review of the Supplier Scorecards so as to nurture our supplier relationships.

Support Strategic Supplier negotiations

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

The ideal candidate will have experience in a relevant Purchasing / Supply Chain environment and be educated to HND / Degree Level or equivalent in a relevant procurement or supply chain subject.

Certified to MCIPS level or equivalent or be working towards achieving this certification.

Proven ability to persuade, influence and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders.

Excellent Communicator at all Levels across all Media.

Good Understanding of Supply Chain Management and Procurement, including Best Practise Purchasing and Sourcing Tools and Techniques.

The successful candidate will be required go through a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance.

We operate flexible start and finish times, have onsite car parking and have dress down and early finish on Friday’s each week.

How to apply

For an informal discussion about this role or to find out more about other positions at TVS please get in touch with Bill Porter on 01257-225-383 or via email at bill.porter@tvsscs.com

Role:                    Supply Chain Coordinator

About the role:

TVS are working as part of Team Leidos, which is a team of defence and logistics specialists, supporting a major contract providing an end to end supply chain service delivering commodity and inventory savings to the UK Ministry of Defence.

The Supply Chain Coordinator will be 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.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

The Supply Chain Coordinator will be working on the inventory management of a range of medical & general supplies products in support of the Armed Forces, with duties including but not limited to:

Ensuring the achievement of agreed performance levels for availability

Stock to issue ratio targets

Data cleansing activities

Raising buys as appropriate to maintain optimum stock levels while hastening suppliers where necessary.

Dealing with customer queries as they arise with a calm polite manner to achieve a positive response.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge and experience of working in a Supply Chain environment.

It is essential to have good communication skills and to be proficient in data manipulation and analysis with a good knowledge of MS Office applications.

The ability to negotiate with the supplier to agree delivery to meet customer requirements is also a pre-requisite.

You will need to be proactive and be able to deliver at pace to ensure urgent priority requirements are met within 24 hours, and performance targets are met.

How to apply:

For an informal discussion about this role or to find out more about other positions at TVS please get in touch with Bill Porter on 07764 241 601 or via email at bill.porter@tvsscs.com

Role:                    Medical Technician

Job Description

To deliver Subject Matter Expert decisions and advice for a range of a diverse range of medical consumable commodities employed by the MoD Defence Medical Services.

To operate as part of a team providing the specification configuration control of Medical consumable products.

To provide timely support to Product recalls, Alerts and Safety notices issued by Industry and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

To operate within the confines of the MHRA Distributors Licence.

Main duties and responsibilities

Use and apply best-practice data management for using the Product Data Manager (PDM) system.

Understand the effects downstream that data-configuration has on other internal systems.

Analyse client’s parts data to ascertain the optimum method of deployment on the PDM/Electronic Parts Catalogue (EPC) systems.

Look for process improvements of adding client data to PDM.

Support the team in the delivery of new projects and catalogue maintenance.

Identify and execute opportunities to improve data quality and breadth as resource allows.

Assist the team (as-and-when required) to deliver new and existing projects.

Support team training and development (motivation and recognition) through the contribution and agreed development process.

Maintain quality standards on PDM & electronic parts catalogues to ensure they meet with client expectations with respect to content, appearance and functionality within in the confines of the contracted scope.

Client visits (as-and-when required).

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

Ideally holding a formal qualification in a Nursing or recognised Profession Allied to Medicine (PAM) role, such as:

Operating Department Practitioner

Biomedical Scientist

Laboratory Technician

Registered Nurse

Physiotherapist

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

Must be numerate and have a good command of English both written and verbal.

PC skills essential.

Process improvement capability.

Current membership of a recognised professional body (preferred but not essential).

Full UK driving licence. (Some travel can be anticipated).

Experience

A Minimum of 3 years’ recent experience in a Medical environment. Ideally with experience within Defence.

Ability to use a common-sense approach to catalogue data structures.

Experience of data management systems.

Knowledge and experience of MOD Logistic IT systems is advantageous to the post.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

 

Role:    General Supplies Senior Technician

Based: Bristol (Emersons Green)

The role of the GS Senior Technician will be to work as part of a small team of technical specialists within the cross functional GS team. The primary role of the technical team is to assist in the specification development, in-service technical management, rationalisation and commercialisation of a range of products required to maintain and support a vast range of military platforms operating in the Land, Air and Maritime environments.

Reporting to the GS Commodity Manager, you will:

Act as the senior technical expert for the range of GS products, including providing day-to-day technical product support to Team Leidos and the customer.

Provide the GS competency to advise on product modifications, safety cases and safety issues within Team Leidos.

To build relationships with customers and suppliers to agree product requirements and specifications.

Investigate all product failures including visiting both customer and supplier bases.

Work with industry experts to seek out potential for improvements to and rationalisation of product ranges, by attending contract meetings, industry expos and trade fairs to keep abreast of industry trends and innovations.

Provide technical support to contract tender, evaluation and through life management, including obsolescence management.

Where required, review and maintain the applicable item database for technical documents (i.e. AESPs, APs, etc) for all GS products.

Maintain product technical data information on TVS’ Msys Product Data Management System and MoD Codification Support Information System.

Essential Experience, Skills and Knowledge

Minimum of two years’ experience working in a product support technical role.

Qualification to HNC level or equivalent experience in engineering or similar related discipline.

Ability to represent TVS SCS with customers at a senior technical level and be able to deputise for the team leader.

Good interpersonal skills & a team player.

A good knowledge of MS Office applications particularly Excel 2010 and experience of using databases and of CSV files.

The ability to travel independently.

Desirable Experience, Skills and Knowledge

Previous experience of working in or with the UK MoDand understanding of the UK MoD processes and equipment.

Knowledge of NATO codification requirement and process.

A working knowledge of supply chain end to end processes.

An interest in general hardware, engineering and willingness to develop your technical knowledge.

Key Competencies

Achievement and drive.

Building effective relationships / Interpersonal / influencing skills.

Decision making and judgement.

Customer focused.

Flexible approach to cross-functional working and the ability to work in a fast paced & multi-task environment.

The successful candidate will be required go through a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance.

We operate flexible start and finish times, have onsite car parking and have dress down and early finish on Friday’s each week.

Career Transition Support

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Screenshot 2016-02-25 10.26.04During your military career you have received world class training. That investment in you as an individual does not end when you approach the time to move into the civilian working world.

The Career Transition Partnership (CTP) is the MOD’s resettlement provision giving flexible support from to all ranks of the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force from two years prior to discharge, through to two years after.

We provide the following support for a successful resettlement and more:

 – Careers Advice, including a personal Career Consultant who will help you create a personal resettlement plan and
identify your transferable skills

 – Transition Workshops, including CV writing, Networking, Interview Techniques and Self Employment Awareness

 – Vocational Training Courses at our Resettlement Training Centre and via MoD approved providers of training

 – Events giving you the opportunity to meet potential employers face to face and virtually

 – RightJob – our job site, offering thousands of live vacancies across a broad range of industries and job types

 – Access to employers who value the considerable skills and experience ex-military personnel bring to the civilian workplace

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We are an independent charity working closely with the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) to help officers find jobs. As a charity we also provide a range of additional officer focussed services to increase your knowledge, extend your network and help you on your next path.

Whether you are still serving, in transition, or a former officer wishing to change career later in life, the OA offers professional, impartial and practical advice on all aspects of transition and employment.

In addition to offering employment services, the OA is dedicated to helping former officers and their dependants from Royal Navy and Royal Marines, the Army, Royal Air Force and Reserve Forces through benevolence advice and assistance. Dependants of officers currently serving may also qualify.

For more information contact The Officers’ Association