Networking:

Liquid List: The next Liquid List (London) takes place on Thursday 7th December.  The Guest speaker will be: Stephen Crookbain, Director, Defence Relationship Management (DRM). DRM is the Ministry of Defence’s new, easily accessible interface between British employers and Defence. The DRM team provides a convenient single point of contact to help your organisation build the right partnerships across all Defence personnel initiatives. For his last few months in the Army Stephen worked in the Gunner Resettlement Cell (GOALS) in Woolwich; so he has a real understanding of the challenges facing the Service leaver. 

Chapman Ventilation Insight Days – Welwyn Garden City & London.  These are great events that usually end by joining the networking fun of The Liquid List (London).  2017 Dates and details are at: Chapman

Leavers Link Meetings – East Anglia.  For dates, locations etc POC is  john.vickers@leaverslink.co.uk  

BP Seeks Ex Mil Risk Analysts: Click

Vacancies

Morgan Stanley – recruiting now live!  Summer internship for 2018. The link is HERE  Anyone wishing to know more about this scheme from an Ex Forces employee in Morgan Stanley should, in the first instance, contact Mike for details

Business Manager – Chief of Staff Role.  Salary: Negotiable – dependent on experience. Location: Northants.  Salary: Up to £65K depending on experience.
Our client is on a journey to become best in class for Business Change. They are converting our delivery model to Agile and changing the overall change culture from one of large scale change, to smaller, quicker, higher quality customer focused change activity as well as seeking formal accreditation.
The business change function is seeking a Business Manager who will act as the right hand to the Senior Vice President (SVP) for Business Change. The role will not have direct line management but will be responsible for the operational tempo and cadence of the function; ensuring that the SVP has sufficient insight.
Strategy is key to the Client’s new model, and the Business Manager will sit on the Leadership team and provide the guidance and monitoring required to ensure that strategic outcomes are achieved, this will require a high level of stakeholder management as well as the ability to entice, and support other colleagues to ensure that the correct focus is maintained.
The role is not for the faint-hearted, and the journey will be demanding, but equally rewarding and an opportunity to work for a market leading company with a global footprint.
Ideal candidates will have a Business Management (Chief of Staff) type background with exposure to financial management, project management disciplines (Agile and Lean) with high levels of integrity, adaptability and a sense of humour.

Application: CV Packages should be sent to Mike Nicholson thenet@forcesbusinessnet.com  

Network Engineer. Third Line Support. Weybridge, Surrey. Salary: £45,000 – £55,000 plus benefits and bonus. JOBSPEC

Customer Service Manager. Weybridge, Surrey. Salary: £30K.  JOBSPEC

Process Engineer, Horsham, West Sussex. Circa £30K.  Job Specification:  Process Engineer

Delegate Sales Executive – Graduate Entry Level.  Business Development

Business Development Executive.  Business Development Executive

Conference & Events Producers.  Conference & Events

Microsoft Cloud Technologies Consultant.  £38,000 to £48,000 based on experience and certifications, plus Car Allowance.  For Job Spec: CLICK 

Unless otherwise stated submit CV + Covering Letter to: thenet@forcesbusinessnet.com  Candidates are requested to offer a tailor-made Covering Letter and the package must contain the following information: 

Address. A general area such as the nearest town will suffice.  Travel/commuting Limitations.  Desired Salary.  BOTH in Word Document format please.

Summary of Job Possibilities:

Facilities Management & Building Managers’ Appointments – Two Companies that value Ex Forces folk:  Lambert Smith Hampton & Jones Lang LaSalle.

Media Career: 

Are you a good communicator, do you enjoy talking to people, are you 25 or under, or if you are older, are you interested in a career in the media? Do you want to contribute to a one-off interview about something that is important to you, or that the mainstream media has not covered? Do you want to practise your interviewing technique?

Do you want to hear your work broadcast on the BBC and commercial radio stations?

Podium.me is a unique platform for news and features. There is a large team of volunteer journalists and you can submit stories from wherever you are. We interview the under 25s on any topic that interests them and then edit the content into daily podcasts. We work with the major broadcasters and contribute to stories where they involve young people.

You will be managed by our head of journalism and given set briefs to work on. Your name will be credited and you will have freedom to explore stories that interest you.

We will help you find under 25s in your community that need a voice and you will be the one to help them tell their stories.

Please send a paragraph about yourself to penny.bell@podium.me (cut and paste this address) and state your availability.

For more information see website www.podium.me

PTSD Resolution is growing and needs increasing organisational help.

PTSD Resolution meets the need of Veterans, Reservists and Families who cannot or do not want to access mainstream help for PTSD and other emotional and behavioural conditions. Now in its seventh year, past its 1000th client, and receiving an increase in referrals to 8 a week, PTSD Resolution (www.ptsdresolution.org) seeks potential volunteer Trustees and Management. The charity’s operational control is through its dispersed Trustees and Admin team to its UK-wide network of 200 therapists. In the first instance please register your interest by emailing contact@ptsdresolution.org, and subject heading ‘Growth’.

Recruitment Sector:

Darwin Rhodes is looking for a few good men and women

Energetic men and women wanted for hard work, graft and unspectacular wages. High rewards and recognition given for success.

If you have the following characteristics and are interested in working in London or Hong Kong in the Insurance Selection Industry then write to Rowan Jackson who will send you more details and an application form. Do NOT send a CV.

1. Ambition, drive and self-starting

2. Sociability; able to connect with all types

3. Interpersonal sensitivity: good listening, observing and questioning skills

4. Good personal organisation and planning

5. Curiosity: to acquire and to apply knowledge

6. Collaborative style with clients and home team

7. Client focused

8. Excameworks and processes as requirills.

9. Graduates preferred, those with high A level grades will be considered.

The Role: High Performance Selection Consultant.

You will be engaged in the process of finding, assessing and selecting people for the assignments you have won from our insurance clients. Your core skills are around the ability to detect the 20% of high performers from the chaff of the 80% of mediocre players. You will use a number of techniques for this but above all you will be able to judge a candidate fast, accurately and reliably.

You will need to meet clients and to be able to sell yourself, the company and your skills so that you differentiate the company from competitors. You will build long term relationships with clients and candidates. Some of them you will not respect.

Training will be given.

Pay: £25-45k

Location: London and HK (not expat)

3 months probation

25 days holidays

High commission for meeting or exceeding goals, commission can easily double your base pay.

Email your interest to: Kim Martin K.Martin@darwinrhodes.com

Defence Consultants

Our Client is a growing SME which offers services in cost analysis, portfolio and programme management, and Operational Analysis (OA) to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and Defence industry. They are expanding rapidly and seek highly motivated and technically able consultants with the following profile and skills:

  • British Nationals with current SC or DV clearance
  • Applicants with between 5 and 20 years’ experience in Defence analysis in one or more of the following disciplines:
  1. MOD approvals (knowledge of IGBC, MGBC, JSP507, JSP655 etc)
  2. Cost analysis/ estimation (knowledge of gathering cost data, estimating, CAAS guidelines, CDALs, V&V, etc)
  3. Portfolio, programme and project management (schedule and risk analysis, benefits realisation, evidence management etc)
  4. Operational Analysis (OA) to support Business Cases &/or MOD policy development (knowledge of spreadsheet modelling, technology road mapping etc)
  • Must to be good with people and able to interface directly with customers
  • Has to have the positive, flexible and self-motivated attitude necessary for working in a small company.

The role(s) are permanent, with competitive salary plus 5% pension contribution and life/critical illness insurance. Three month probationary period. Salary depends entirely on expectation and level of experience.

Staff will be based in one of two locations in the South and the SW but must be willing to travel within the UK as required.

Please send a CV asap.  thenet@forcesbusinessnet.com (if you experience connection problems either type in the address or click on Home Page address).