11 Gp Business Support SNCO Admin
A vacancy has arisen for a Sgt – Any Profession - to serve as 11 Gp Bus Spt SNCO Admin at RAF High Wycombe on Full Time Reserve Service (Home Commitment) Terms and Conditions of Service (TCoS), with an initial proposed start date of being not before 23 January 2023.
Provide Business support to 11 Gp Ops Business Area, primarily through contingent CAG process, Coord of Conferencing Facilities and general admin.
Assist the build of presentations and “live” slide and eVTC management for the 3*-chaired CAG and 2*-chaired CDAG, mtgs.
Provide SME advice regarding Establishments, JPA and SLIM as Establishment Advisor and manage and track ECR submissions via SLIM.
Manage 11 Gp personnel Force Generation activity, liaising with A1 Ops and subordinate Force Elements to ensure 11 Gp Commitments are fulfilled.
Manage 11 Gp Pre-Planned Augmentee (PPA) Process, liaising with sub-units to ensure 11 Gp PPA commitments are fulfilled.
Undertake the duties of a Delegated Financial Approver for HQ 11 Gp.
Manage the duties of USyO iaw JSP440 for HQ 11 Gp and Ops Business Area and undertake the USyO course and maintain required SQEP currencies.
Manage 11 Gp personnel Force Generation activity, liaising with PSF SHQ to ensure 11 Gp Commitments for CDT is fulfilled.
- 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.
- JPA and SLIM experience (if not held, training will be provided).
- Force generation experience would be advantageous.
- USyO experience would be advantageous but again training can be provided.
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: Wg Cdr T A Stone
Tel: 0300 167 3503
Applications. Candidate applications, with a maximum 2-page CV (to include copies of last 3 appraisal reports as required) should be sent to:
Wg Cdr T A Stone
COS 11 Gp
RAF High Wycombe
The closing date for applications is 21 December 2022 and interviews (unless prom board required) will take place week commencing 16 January 2023.
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.
Candidates who have been out of regular or reserve service for more than 5 years may be considered for this appointment. Prior approval must be sought from the relevant Professions Advisor to confirm current and past experience prior to being invited to interview.
Applicants of an equivalent rank from sister Services may apply but will only be accepted into the Royal Air Force Reserves if an appropriate Professions advisor can be identified to sponsor the applicant. The relevant Profession’s advisor approval must be agreed before the interview.
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 https://www.gov.uk/guidance/pensions-and-compensation-for-veterans 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/HC)/ADC 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 RAF High Wycombe, but this is open to review on a case-by-case basis.
This opportunity is closed to applications.