Based in its beautiful Georgian offices a stone’s throw from Putney Bridge tube station, the staff of GL RFCA are Crown Servants headed up by a diverse workforce of civilians, reservists and ex-regulars. The organisation is also responsible for over 30 staff who work directly supporting 14,000 Cadets in four London sectors.
We employ specialists in estate management, working with young people, employer and community engagement, commercial lettings, communications, and administrative support. As a small, diverse team we have plenty of opportunities to support colleagues working outside our area of expertise with the opportunity to learn new skills.
We also get to work with and for thousands of London's brilliant Reservists and fantastic Cadets.
Job Title: Regional Employer Engagement Director (REED) Grade: C2 Department: Engagement Responsible to: Head of Engagement
The Regional Employer Engagement Director is a Crown Servant and a full-time civilian employee of the Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association for Greater London (GL-RFCA). The role of the REED is to raise awareness of the Government’s defence people objectives at regional level by delivering a coherent defence strategy employer engagement programme to support Defence People Initiatives. The REED does this by establishing enduring relationships with employers in both the public and private sector across Greater London. The principal output is to assist in creating the environment which will encourage employers to support Service Leavers, Reservists, Cadet Force adult Volunteers, spousal employment and support wounded injured and sick personnel from all three Services. The role involves travel around the Greater London region to conduct meetings and hold events and for that reason, excellent communication skills and an ability to use initiative are required.
Closing date: 4th May 2021.