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SO1 Assurance Support

Vacancy summary

OF-3 - Lt Cdr - Maj - Sqn Ldr, OF-4 - Cdr - Lt Col - Wg Cdr
Commander, Lieutenant-Colonel, Lieutenant-Commander, Major, Squadron Leader, Wing Commander, Major (RM), Lieutenant-Colonel (RM)

03/04/2022, 23:55 

March 2022
To be agreed
Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Army, Royal Marines
Joint Warfare, JFC, Northwood
United Kingdom
Additional Duties Commitment, Volunteer Ex Regular Reserve, RSDs

Vacancy detail

Subject to formal establishment, a vacancy will arise for a OF4 or an OF3 to serve as SO1 Assurance Support at Joint Warfare, JFC, Northwood on ADC/RSD/VERR Terms and Conditions of Service (TCoS), with an initial proposed start date of 10 Jan 22.

JW’s mission is to direct the development, preparation, integration, assurance and analysis to create advantage for the Joint Force.

Staff Officer, leading the development of policy and delivering assurance of Standing Joint Force HQ Group as directed by CDS and defined by the CCRS process.


Lead JW Assurance and JTFHQ Evaluation, including TRA-endorsed Ex Assurance and Audits.

Implement and review the agreed Joint standards, policy and processes for assurance and evaluation of JEF JTFHQs.

Support the implementation and review of the agreed Joint standards, policy and processes for evaluation and assurance of component commands.

Liaise with sS to inform relevant stakeholders of the assurance process for components and JEF JTFHQs.

Assist with development of the assurance of sS JEF FEs’ ability to achieve required JTLs/MTLs and ensure JEF FE assurance is coherent with JSP822.

Provide SME advice to enable DJW to assure JTFHQs to meet contingent tasks iaw DT5.

Advise and manage risks and issues associated with JEF JTFHQs and Components’ assurance and evaluation.

Liaise with exercise designers to ensure assurance and evaluation objectives are incorporated into exercise design 

Must be an OF4 or an OF3 of any specialisation.

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

Intermediate Command and Staff Training is essential.

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.

Flexible working by negotiation, minimum 2 days a week contract with 1 of those days in office at NWD. OF3 considerations based on most recent OJAR recommendation for promotion. Must be willing to apply for DV should this be required.

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


This opportunity is closed to applications.