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Vacancy summary

Royal Navy
OF-4 - Cdr - Lt Col - Wg Cdr
Commander, Lieutenant-Colonel (RM)

17/07/2022, 23:55 

2 years
Royal Navy, Royal Marines
Victory Building, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth
United Kingdom
FTRS - Home Commitment

Vacancy detail

Subject to formal establishment of a position, a vacancy will arise for a OF4 to serve as SO1 PERFORMANCE AND PROGRESSION on FTRS(HC) Terms and Conditions of Service (TCoS).

Unit Function

Performance & Progression (P&P) PT has been established to deliver a more dynamic interactive approach to performance management, enabling a flexible merit-based progression system. Greater agility will be informed by improved objectivity, reflected in a revised reporting mechanism that better identifies potential and, through a Human Capability Management (HCM) based technology solution, optimise the RN’s intellectual capital by managing an inclusive talent model. Improved digitisation and data exploitation will support a more open and transparent selection process, while rationalising the number of boards taking place, thereby offering personnel the opportunity to make informed career and life decisions. Revised retention incentives, facilitated through enhanced digitisation, will offer greater choice and flexibility to personnel in choosing options that best suit them and their families


Under the D&G of the Project Lead (OF5) the incumbent will: Discover, Assess and Create a revised Performance Management System for all Ranks/Rates. The incumbent will work closely with other areas of the P&P Project team, articulating their work as part of the wider development of a Pan RN Talent Model.

Understanding the output of the Projects and the aims of the Programme.

Liaise with all Project teams within the Talent Programme, to understand where the dependencies, risks iot gain a full understanding of cross-cutting issues. The incumbent is to be fully cognisant of the impact of their work on these areas.


The role can be largely conducted remotely whilst there are occasions when business necessitates a face to face interaction in the Portsmouth area.



Must be an OF4 of ANY specialisation. OF3 applicants with a recommend for the next higher rank in their most recent OJAR may be considered. 

OF5 applicants, if successful, will only be paid as and normally wear the rank of OF4.

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


HQ Experience

ECDL/ Microsoft literate (including Teams)

Excel Background Knowledge


MOD Experience

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.


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 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.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.