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Vacancy summary

Royal Air Force
ECR 47096
OR-6 - PO - Sgt

27/06/2022, 23:55 

January 2023
5 Years
Royal Air Force
Imjin Barracks, Gloucester
United Kingdom
FTRS - Home Commitment

Vacancy detail

Subject to formal establishment amendment, a vacancy may arise for a  Sergeant – Any Profession - to serve as the SNCO Information Manager at Imjin Barracks and Benhall on Full Time Reserve Service (Home Commitment) Terms and Conditions of Service (TCoS), with an initial proposed start date of 09 January 2023 (or earlier, depending upon formal establishment and candidate status).

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • All MOD role accounts for site for system up to and including above secret.
  • Co-Ord all movements for MOD equipment for HQBS sites.
  • Procure, manage, and administer communication facilities.
  • Provide co-ordinate support to business units for in year financial comms requirements
  • Undertake duties of a Deputy Authorised Telecommunications Officer (DATO).
  • Undertake duties of an Information Support Administrator (ISA).
  • Must either have been, or currently be, a Sergeant (Any Profession) or a Corporal (Any Profession) eligible for promotion in accordance with AP 3392 Vol 2 Leaflet 560 and AP 3376 Vol 1. All Promotions will be ratified by means of a Promotion Board. If an applicant has been out of full-time military service and is applying for a post on promotion, they will also need to send their civilian appraisals or equivalent to evidence recent skills, knowledge, and experience to be considered by the Promotion Board.
  • Hold or able to obtain a minimum of EDV clearance. 
  • Proven experience with: MS Office 2016 application suite, MS Windows 7/10, PC hardware (Laptops, desktops, Printers etc.) and Microsoft Office 365.
  • Be able to work in a Tri-service environment with MOD civilians and contractors.
  • Proven strong ability in customer service, building and maintaining relationships with users at all levels.
  • Ability to manage customer expectation and respond immediately to high priority incidents, with the flexibility to handle multiple incidents concurrently in a high-pressured environment is key.

A Selection Board will carry out a rigorous selection process for this post, based principally on an applicant’s last 3 appraisal reports as required.  Enquiries concerning this vacancy should be made to:

Name: WO Mick Roach

Tel: 95471-5240 |Civ: 01452 712612 Ex 5240

Applications.  Candidate applications, with a maximum 2-page CV (to include copies of last 3 appraisal reports as required) should be sent to:

WO M Roach - WO IM Civ - 01452 712612 Ext 5240 Mil - 95471 5240 Email –

The closing date for applications is 27 June 2022 and interviews (unless prom board required) will take place week commencing 04 July 2022.


Unless already enlisted in the Reserve Air Forces the successful applicant will be required to be enlisted in the Royal Air Force Reserves with a liability for call-out for permanent service.

The appointment is on Full Time Reserve Service (Home Commitment) TCoS in accordance with AP 3392 Vol 7 Part 1 and AP3392 Vol 7 Part 3 Chapter 2 for an initial period of 5 years.

Confirmation of appointment will depend on successful completion of a RAF Medical Board.  Personnel who do not meet the Age/Permanent Joint Medical Employment Standard (PJMES) may apply for the appointment but will only be considered subject to an executive waiver process on a case-by-case basis.

Regular Service Applicants.  Personnel currently serving in the Regular Royal Air Force should be mindful of the current Early Termination Minimum Waiting Time (MWT) for their respective Rank, Profession and ensure this MWT is compatible with the post sponsor’s proposed start date, prior to applying.

Ex-service candidates who have been administratively discharged through the QR1027 process will have their applications rejected as they are not eligible to join the RAF Reserves in accordance with AP 3391 (Vol 3, Lft 207, Annex L, Para 1a).

Pension Issues.  Personnel who qualify for a service pension should take financial advice from Defence Business Services (DBS) Pensions Department on the effect that undertaking reserve service has on their pension (details can be found on the JPA splash screen). Additional guidance can also be found at and MMP116 - Re-employment. Of particular note is reference to the ‘Effect of Re-employment’ on Commutation and, for those leaving on a ‘preserved’ pension, the Resettlement Grant.

Transition between TCoS.  Personnel taking this appointment from other TCoS should consider the impact on any accrued entitlements, such as leave, resettlement etc and should seek specialist guidance where required as certain entitlements are TCoS specific and may not be retained or transferred on transition between TCoS. 

Flexible Working Arrangements. In accordance with the Flexible Working (FW) Policy, Reserve personnel can request FW arrangements with their line manager.  Any immediate FW requirements should be agreed with the line management at the interview stage.

Individual Reinforcement Training (IRT) (Module 1) and RAF Fitness Test (RAFFT).  Reserve personnel are required to maintain currency in IRT and the RAFFT iaw the relevant TCoS.  The successful applicant will be expected to undertake IRT and the RAFFT within 6 months of commencing employment (if required).

Annual Salary and Leave.  Pay will be in accordance with the pay scales published for the reserve air forces.  Leave entitlement is detailed in JSP 760.

Accommodation. Personnel serving on FTRS(LC) TCoS are eligible to occupy Single Living Accommodation (SLA) if available, at entitled rates, if serving within the Air Command TLB. However, due to a severe shortage, it is unlikely that accommodation will be available at Imjin Barracks.

This opportunity is closed to applications.