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Vacancy summary

Royal Navy
OF-3 - Lt Cdr - Maj - Sqn Ldr
Lieutenant-Commander, Major (RM)

30/01/2022, 23:55 

April 2022
12 months
Royal Navy, Royal Marines
Jago Road, HM Naval Base Portsmouth
United Kingdom
FTRS - Limited Commitment

Vacancy detail

SO2 Attract Coherence Operations Officer supports the planning and co-ordination of Attract activities across the Recruitment and Attraction (R&A) organisation including the delivery of Direct Recruiting Events (DRE). The post holder is responsible for the planning of all experiential elements of recruitment campaigns and for the co-ordination of agency input into those campaigns.


SO2 Attract Coherence Operations Officer is responsible for the following:

To plan, co-ordinate and evaluate national experiential recruiting in conjunction with internal stakeholders.

To co-ordinate, control and manage agency input into attract experiential activities and DRE.

To provide direction and guidance to Hd R&A staff on all attract experiential activities and DRE activities including developing, analysing and implementing change based on MOE.

To support the management of all budgetary elements of the whole Attract laydown on behalf of SO1 Attract.

To deputise for SO1 Attract when required and to deliver a co-ordinating function across Attract Pillar on behalf of SO1 Attract.

To work closely with all internal stakeholders to deliver the attract events programme on task to time and budget.

To act as the primary contact for Specialist Recruiters when planning nationwide experiential events.

To respond to additional tasking as required by SO1 Attract.

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

Must have attended ICSC

Must hold a clean UK/EU Civilian Driving Licence.

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.


NB: Where the Anticipated Start date has already passed, the start date will be ASAP

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 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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