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Vacancy summary

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

12/12/2021, 23:55 

December 2021
12 months
Royal Navy, Royal Marines
United Kingdom
FTRS - Full Commitment

Vacancy detail

Unit Function

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

Position Role

Co-ordinate, Cohere and direct JW Development activity to support development of the Joint Force in line with AH direction.


Advise, shape and enable Joint Force Development.

Coord of JW’s  Development role across the SO1 cohort, incl management of analysis and experimentation, and representation at CPGs on behalf of AH Dev

Lead SO1 on staffing to support DJW’s representation on the 3*-led Military Capabilities Board and Com JFC’s membership of the Armed Forces’ Cttee.

Management of Applied Concept development across Defence’s Joint User community.

JW Development Board coordination and management.

Manage development projects as directed by AH JW Dev

Act as lead within JW Dev for all J1 issues and visits

Provide additional staff support as required by AH JW Dev, Hd War Dev & DJW.

Experience and/or knowledge of MOD and the Capability Development process will benefit the incumbent of this post in understanding the priorities, responsibilities and implications of experimentation, innovation, Strategic fiscal and contingent issues. 

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

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

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

Experience of Joint Operations. 

To currently hold DV.

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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This opportunity is closed to applications.