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Executive Officer Joint Cyber Unit Cheltenham

Vacancy summary

ECR 66652
OF-2 - Lt - Capt RM - Capt - Flt Lt
Lieutenant (RN), Captain, Captain (RM), Flight Lieutenant

08/03/2024, 23:55 

May 2024
36 months
Royal Navy, Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines
Joint Cyber Unit Reserve Cheltenham
United Kingdom
FTRS - Home Commitment

Vacancy detail

Subject to formal establishment, a vacancy will arise for a OF2 to serve as the Executive Officer of Joint Cyber Unit Reserves (Cheltenham) (JCUR(Ch)) at Imjin Barracks, Gloucester on FTRS (HC) Terms and Conditions of Service (TCoS), with an initial proposed start date being 01 May 24.

JCUR(Ch) is one of five unique Cyber Reserve Units in the MOD. The Executive Officer will be responsible for assisting the OC with managing specialist reserves throughout their careers as Cyber Reserves and ensuring that the Units high reputation for providing expert assistance on sensitive operations is upheld. JCUR(Ch) is a Tri-service Unit managing individuals on specialist TACOS, and the successful applicant will have high attention to detail and strong emotional intelligence to support its people in their work. Working within a small full-time team, the successful applicant will be able to work independently and be able to engage with reservists through various communications.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake Enhanced Developed Vetting.


  • Assume managerial responsibilities for J1 output of JCUR(Ch) and manage FTRS J1 Staff.
  • Assure and control J4/J6 matters within JCUR(Ch) including Information Management and procurement.
  • Aid OC JCUR(Ch) with engagement and recruitment in accordance with HQ JCUR for potential Cyber Reserves and enable awareness of the Cyber Reserve Force.
  • Attend meetings and other department events to represent JCUR(Ch).
  • Undertake effective business and performance management of all business practices within the organisation.
  • Coordinate sS policy applicable to unit personnel in conjunction with HQ JCUR.
  • Act as PVRO and manage security clearances and policy with various organisations.
  • Maintain the training FOE and aid organisation of extra-curricular activities e.g. AT/FD
  • As the XO, provide support as required to cyber reserve activity to include tasking away from the unit or as required.

Must be an OF2 of any specialisation and must be serving as a member of the Reserve Forces or have served with the Regular Forces.

Must hold/be able to obtain eDV.

Must have recent and proficient J1 knowledge of MOD Reserves.

Experience in a Reserve environment.

Experience of working in a tri-service environment.

Comfortable using Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Excel.


Knowledge and experience of working within a cyber environment.


Candidates should follow the application process for their service.

Royal Navy Applicants should follow the RN Application process.

Army Applicants should follow the Army Application process.

Royal Air Force Applicants should follow the RAF Application process.

JCU(R) Cheltenham works from various locations (predominately SW) and flexible working arrangements will be considered. The successful applicant must be able to attend the mandated working weekends (12month forecasted) in both SW and Northern locations as required.

If you want to discuss the role or have any queries, please contact Maj Charlotte Edwards,

This opportunity is closed to applications.