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Vacancy summary

Royal Navy
OF-3 - Lt Cdr - Maj - Sqn Ldr

04/12/2022, 23:55 

2 years
Royal Navy
United Kingdom
FTRS - Home Commitment

Vacancy detail

Unit Role

MyNavy Platform Product Owner

Position Role

 Leading MyNavy platform maintenance and delivery, alongside product teams to enhance the lived

experience of RN personnel.


1. Provide expert military perspective to NDS multi-disciplinary teams, advising on constraints and dependencies in

the unique naval environment.

2. Lead and manage MyNavy contracts, including Business Case requirements, Statements of Works, Tasking

Orders and documentation to support programme.

3. Lead the RNs involvement and engagement with Digital Agencies to produce outcomes as required to meet the

strategic vision for MyNavy

4. Direct and maintain MyNavy strategic communications plans across the RN and other TLBs, including verbal and

written briefs up to the level of 4*.

5. Identify and develop new opportunities and champion digital transformation within specialist domains, including

influencing financial investment.

6. Develop into an Agile delivery expert, advocating digital ways-of-working, the value of Data and effecting cultural

change and digital literacy.

7. Advocate user centred design, continuously reflect, challenge and disrupt the agile development and delivery

teams across the RN.

8. Enable delivery of a Digital Navy by 2025, in line with the Command Plan 21.

Flexible & remote working is feasible

Must be an OF3 of ANY specialisation. OF2 applicants with a recommend for the next higher rank in their most recent OJAR may be considered. 

OF4 applicants, if successful, will only be paid as and normally wear the rank of OF3.

Must be serving as a member of the Reserve Forces or have served with the Regular Forces.


SCRUM Inc Agile and Product Owner Training  - Strong understanding of digital delivery and agile methodologies.

Communication and Influence:   Ability to produce quick and accurate verbal and written staff responses against tight timelines and able to effectively articulate MyNavy development against RN strategic trajectory.  Able to issue clear direction and provide focused briefs on complex people issues in a dynamic environment, regularly at 1/2* level.

Deployed operational experience at any level. 

Needs to be able operate in volatile and uncertain environment and embrace Navy Digital culture.  Experience in Cap & Acq or Digital service delivery preferred, but noting that this is unlikely given main trade career pipeline, not essential as immersive training provided.

The incumbent of this appointment is representing their Single Service amongst very talented officers of all three Services who are at the top of their game, alongside blended teams of Civil Servants and contracted experts in digital delivery.

Applicants will undergo an initial eligibility sift. Successful applicants will have their details forwarded to the Post Sponsor to arrange interviews. Unsuccessful applicants will be advised accordingly.

Following interviews; the successful applicant will be informed that they are the Preferred Candidate with details being sent to the CM RES FTRS Cell who will continue the recruitment process. Unsuccessful applicants will be advised accordingly.

Once the recruitment process is complete then the Preferred Candidate will be invited to take up FTRS.


 The start date will be ASAP

The advert will close 2 weeks after applications are received

Domestic Considerations: Flexible & remote working is feasible.

Eligibility for FTRS/ADC

Any member of the Maritime Volunteer Reserves (RNR, RMR) or the Royal Fleet Reserves (RFR) (Ex-Regular Reserve) may volunteer to undertake a period of FTRS/ADC. Ex-Regular personnel whose RFR liability has run out may be re-instated to take up FTRS/ADC.

Applicants undertaking a period of FTRS/ADC must be suitably qualified by rank, specialisation, qualifications and experience to fill the posts for which they apply. Applications will be accepted from reservists who hold one rank or more above or one rank only below the advertised rank. Applicants one rank below may be interviewed at the discretion of the Line Manager and may be employed in the acting higher rank if they are suitable, qualified and meet current promotion regulations in all respects. Applicants prepared to serve in a position at a lower rank then the rank worn will be appropriate to that of the position. Exceptions will not normally be considered.

Applicants must also be medically fit to fulfil the duties which their Commitment will require them to undertake. Personnel who have been discharged P8 permanently unsuitable Naval Service through the MBOS and Employability Board will not be considered.

Applications for this job are to be submitted via SERVE please click the APPLY button below.