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Command & Staff Academic Provision Project Transition Lead

Vacancy summary

OF-5 - Capt RN - Col - Gp Capt
Colonel, Group Captain, Captain (RN), Colonel (RM)

12/12/2021, 23:55 

January 2022
12 months
Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Army, Naval Careers Service, Royal Marines
Defence Academy Of The United Kingdom, Faringdon Rd, Shrivenham SN6 8LA
United Kingdom
Additional Duties Commitment, Volunteer Ex Regular Reserve, RSDs - Reserve Service Days

Vacancy detail

Subject to formal establishment, a vacancy will arise for a OF5 to serve as Command & Staff Academic Provision Project Transition Lead at the United Kingdom Defence Acadamy on ADC, VERR, RSD, or VTOD (Army only)Terms and Conditions of Service (TCoS), with an initial proposed start date of 1 Jan 22.

Unit Function

DefAc delivers world-class education and training to leaders in order to develop the intellectual edge needed for success on operations and leadership in government.

Position Role

Lead oversight of the transition phase working in conjunction with the new academic provider on behalf of RCDS, JSCSC and ICSC(L) as Intelligent Providers following the award of the new contract. The Transition Phase will provide assurance that all the requirements in the contract will be delivered from 01 Sep 22.


Direct and lead in transition with the academic provider to RCDS, JSCSC and ICSC(L) from Intelligent Provider perspective.

Provide coordinating lead in contract transition in close coordination with RCDS Course Director, JSCSC DD Plans, JSCSC COO and Army Division DD Plans and any 3rd party external support.

Ensure transition of academic contract has minimal impact upon ongoing Defence Academy output iccw JSCSC DD Plans, Army Div DD Plans and all Cse Directors.

Ensure transition of academic contract ready to support Defence Academy output at the start of AY 22/23.

Must be an OF5 of any specialisation. OF4 applicants with a recommend for the next higher rank in their most recent OJAR will be considered.

OF6 applicants, if successful, will only be paid as and wear the rank of OF5.

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

Project Management (Prince 2, APMP)

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.

Experience of Joint Environment essential.

Experience of ICSC (LR), ACSC(R) and/or HCSC highly desirable.

Experience of leading small teams highly desirable.

PME background or formal J7 training highly desirable.

Experience of managing military contracts desirable.

For further information or expressions of interest please contact WO1 Andrew Bailey-

This opportunity is closed to applications.