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Vacancy summary

Royal Navy
OF-4 - Cdr - Lt Col - Wg Cdr
Commander, Lieutenant-Colonel (RM)

10/07/2022, 23:55 

2 years
Royal Navy, Royal Marines
MOD Main Building
Greater London
United Kingdom
FTRS - Home Commitment

Vacancy detail

Defence People Transformation works as part of Defence Transformation and aims to transform the People Function to ensure the workforce is prepared to meet future challenges.

RF30 will consider the Review's recommendations, prioritise, and initiate an implementation programme for their delivery in co-operation with the sS, providing governance and leading the co-ordination.


1.  The OF4 will assist the OF5 in to work with and liaise with the sS as they progress their RF30 deliverables, to inform and assure both regular and reserve stakeholders.

2.   To cohere and align RF30 across all the DLODs with the sS and the wider People Space and RF&C.

3.   To support DHd Implementation with timely and regular communication suitable to inform the SRO, ACDS RF&C and CDP, potentially for onward transmission to Defence’s seniors.

4.   To liaise closely with RF&C on the development of the RF30 programme and RF&C's work packages within it.

5.   Provide reserve SME input into the development and delivery cost/benefit analysis of the recommendations.

6.   Deputise for DHd RF30 Implementation as required in uniformed forums.

The role is Main Building based. However, it is expected that most of the work will be done virtually. Must be available virtually for meetings throughout the week.


Must be an OF4 of ANY specialisation. OF3 applicants with a recommend for the next higher rank in their most recent OJAR will be considered. 

OF5 applicants, if successful, will only be paid as and wear the rank of OF4.

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

Performance Attributes:

Communication and Influence

Motivate, lead by example, influence, cohere and red team as required. Credibility at TLB level.  Required to influence at 1* level and above.

Awareness and Understanding

Required to interpret People Tx and Hd RF30 intent and transition to action swiftly. Prioritise and risk manage.

Delivering Results

Innovative, proactive and independence of mind to drive the programme's outcomes in a resource constrained environment.


Will require strong principled leadership to maintain progress despite competing priorities and against anticipated cultural resistance to significant changes in the employment of reserves.

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.


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.

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