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IDT SO2 - TRG MGMT GRP

Vacancy summary

Royal Navy
2116638
OF-3 - Lt Cdr - Maj - Sqn Ldr
Lieutenant-Commander, Major (RM)

17/01/2022, 23:55 

12 MONTHS
Royal Navy, Royal Marines
Any
Any
TRAINING MANAGEMENT GROUP, HMS EXCELLENT, PORTSMOUTH
Hampshire
United Kingdom
FTRS - Full Commitment

Vacancy detail

Details of Organisation/Business Directorate:
The post holder works as part of International Defence Training (Royal Navy) (IDT(RN)) and is primarily responsible for day to day management of the team on behalf of the SO1 IDT(RN). The post holder works across all aspects of IDT(RN) business, developing Defence Engagement and IG opportunities and in collaboration with Team Fisher to modernise and develop modern and progressive RN training for international partners.

Job Purpose

The post holder will be required to deputise for the SO1 IDT and subject to delegated authority will be required to:

  • Work in collaboration with Team Fisher, managing IDT business activities, liaising with internal and external stakeholders and supervising the progress of workstreams and activity programmes out to one year.
  • Assist with the management of IDT Government to Government (GtoG) activity in accordance with JSP510 and local guidelines.
  •  Advise and liaise with MOD and Navy Commercial finance officers on contract/licence/pricing requirements for Wider Markets (WM).
  • Ensure that proposed GtoG and WM activity complies with policy and guidance - particularly legal, insurance and pricing requirements.
  • As part of the Team Fisher modernisation agenda, regularly review, refresh, and modernise IDT course offerings to meet evolving international partner needs. 
  • Represent SO1 IDT in both the UK and overseas, promoting IDT objectives and in doing so, supporting broader Defence Engagement priorities and the Global Britton and prosperity agenda.
  • Attend IDT and TMG Command Group level meetings – empowered to provide updates on all matters of core IDT business including morale, welfare and whole-ship training.
  • Provide SME input to staff papers, briefings and other correspondence on the subject of international training.
  • Lead on the IDT Management of Information (MI) and executive issues, including Security (working with TMG USO on pan-TMG issues).
  •  Act as a line manager and Divisional Officer, overseeing the welfare of the workforce and coordinating whole-ship training, ensuring all mandatory Civil Service and military training is achieved. Oversee the induction of all new team members following TMG processes.
  • Manage the Divisional and reporting system, providing general advice on personnel issues, channelling specific casework to Command and the relevant specialist organisations. Act as the focal point for the dissemination of policy matters.
  • Ensure that the highest values and standards of the Service are maintained with emphasis on all aspects of diversity and inclusivity.


The post holder shall note that these approved TORs seek to describe the extent of the role and its responsibilities, as far as practicable. Ultimately, however, it is up to the individual to achieve the job purpose using their leadership, professional ability and management skills. Thus, these TORs should not be seen as prescriptive and post holders are expected to exercise initiative and be innovative, which may require operating outside their TORs. In these circumstances post holders are not to be constrained by their TORs in achieving success but must ensure that their line manager and others are kept informed as appropriate.

Responsible for:

  • Work in collaboration with Team Fisher, managing all IDT business activities, liaising with internal and external stakeholders and supervising the progress of workstreams and activity programmes out to one year.
  • Assist with the management of IDT Government to Government (GtoG) activity in accordance with JSP510 and local guidelines.
  • Advise and liaise with MOD and Navy Commercial finance officers on contract/licence/pricing requirements for Wider Markets (WM).
  • Ensure that proposed GtoG and WM activity complies with policy and guidance - particularly legal, insurance and pricing requirements.
  • As part of the Team Fisher modernisation agenda, regularly review, refresh, and modernise IDT course offerings to meet evolving international partner needs.
  • Represent SO1 IDT in both the UK and overseas, promoting IDT objectives and in doing so, supporting broader Defence Engagement priorities and the Global Britton and prosperity agenda
  • Attend IDT and TMG Command Group level meetings empowered to provide updates on all matters of core IDT business including morale, welfare and whole-ship training.
  • Provide SME input to staff papers, briefings and other correspondence on the subject of international training.
  • Lead on the IDT Management of Information (MI) and executive issues, including Security (working with TMG USO on pan-TMG issues).
  • Act as a line manager and Divisional Officer, overseeing the welfare of the workforce and coordinating reporting and whole-ship training, ensuring all mandatory Civil Service and military training is achieved. Oversee the induction of all new team members following TMG processes. Act as the focal point for the dissemination of policy matters.
  • Ensure that the highest values and standards of the Service are maintained with emphasis on all aspects of diversity and inclusivity.

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.

a.    Knowledge of JSP 510 IDT, JSP 622 TM & BR 3 (Naval Personnel Management) 
b.    Broad leadership and management experience, at Sea, Ops, HQ & in training 
c.    Experience of training delivery in a RN or professional environment 

Behaviours:

  • Leadership.
  • Communicating and Influencing.
  • Working Together.
  • Seeing the Big Picture.
  • Making Effective Decisions.
  • Achieving Commercial Outcomes.
  • Delivering at Pace.
  • ICSC(M) 
  • Experience of leading or participating in the senior management of training and education delivery organisations (
  • Experience of developing and maintaining constructive working relationships with partner organisations / commercial partners or working within a commercial environment 

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.


INITIAL COMMITMENT LENGTH WILL BE 12 MONTHS WITH POTENTIAL TO EXTEND

The Anticipated Start date will be ASAP

This advert will close within 2 weeks of an application being received


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.

Applications for this job are to be submitted by clicking APPLY below.

This opportunity is closed to applications.