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JW SO2 JOPC Training

Vacancy summary

OF-3 - Lt Cdr - Maj - Sqn Ldr
Lieutenant-Commander, Major, Squadron Leader, Major (RM)

13/03/2022, 23:55 

March 2022
36 months
Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Army, Royal Marines
Joint Warfare, JFT, Northwood
United Kingdom
Additional Duties Commitment, Volunteer Ex Regular Reserve, RSDs

Vacancy detail

Subject to formal establishment, a vacancy will arise for a OF3 to serve as JW SO2 JOPC Training at Joint Warfare, JFT Northwood on ADC, RSD or VERR Terms and Conditions of Service (TCoS), with an initial proposed start date of 10 Jan 22.

Minimum 90, preferably 180 days of work per year depending on TCoS agreed..

Joint Warfare (JW) require Joint Operations Planning Course (JOPC) Team SO2.

The aim of the UK JOPC is to prepare officers to plan joint operations at the operational level. The course covers the principles, planning and conduct of joint and combined operations in an integrated setting. The course is optimised for UK OF3/OF4 officers and civilian equivalents who are destined for joint operational level appointments, particularly within the SJFHQ Group, PJHQ or other planning appointments.

SO2 JOPC Training will plan and deliver JOPC Team training output. The successful candidate would ideally possess a planning and training background, but any shortfall can be addressed through training upon joining. The role includes preparation for course boarding, development of course material, engagement with external briefers and refinement of course programmes under the direction of SO1 JOPC. Overseas travel may well be necessary but would not be expected if this does not suit personal circumstances. Flexible working and homeworking are available

The individual should possess drive, well developed planning skills, and be capable of delivering at tempo as part of a small JOPC Team. The team delivers seven UK based 2-week courses and six 1-week overseas Defence Engagement planning courses; overseas travel will be required. The Team is also expected to assist with short notice planning mentoring to a variety of agencies both military and across government. Courses are delivered as a combination of either face to face or via virtual means; the successful candidate must be capable of delivering virtually, underpinned by a working knowledge of Microsoft (MS) Teams and other MS programmes.

Must be an OF3 of any specialisation.

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

Proven experience of planning and delivering training.

Good communication skills to allow engagement with senior representatives in MoD and Defence Attaché staff.

Good understanding of MS Office programmes, especially Teams, OneNote, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

A working knowledge of Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) processes.

Previous posting to a joint HQ such as Permanent Joint Headquarters or the Standing Joint Force Headquarters.

Previous attendance on JOPC.

Candidates should follow the application process for their service.

Royal Navy Applicants should follow the RN Application process.

Army Applicants should follow the Army Application process.

Royal Air Force Applicants should follow the RAF Application process.

Please note, once an application is received this advert will be closed within 7 days of receipt.

This opportunity is closed to applications.