19th February 2018 – Deloitte Military Insight Day – London

Attendees will have the chance to find out what it’s like to work in a professional services firm with a particular focus on work in our public sector cyber security team.  Throughout the day attendees will have the chance to hear from and meet with veterans who have made the transition from various parts of […]

6th December 2017

13th February 2018: OA Webinar – Operations Management

In this webinar we will be joined by Ed Gaffney, Operations Manager for Amazon, following a 17 year career as an officer in the Mercian Regiment. Ed will be covering transferable skills needed for operations management and giving advice on CVs, applications and interviews. He will also be covering how to demonstrate commercial awareness. Time: […]

8th December 2017

23rd January 2018: OA Webinar – KPMG – An Insight into Transitioning into the Corporate World

In this webinar we will be joined by Lesley Gold, senior recruiter in HR, and Sid Welham, COO Financial Services, a former officer in the Royal Welsh. They will be discussing transitioning into the corporate world and myth busting the areas of consultancy ex-military can move into. They will also be exploring opportunities within KPMG […]

19th December 2017

30th January 2018: OA Webinar – Pay in the Civilian World

Nick Everard, Managing Director of J1 Consulting, will seek to debunk the tricky issue of pay during this session. Nick will help you to identify what your starting point could be by looking at what you are being paid now and what you are worth in the civilian market, given your skills and experience. The […]

14th December 2017

1st February 2018 – External Event: Liquid List Networking Evening – London

Join the Liquid List for an evening of networking – The nationwide Liquid List meetings have been running in various guises since 1992 and have been sponsored by The List since 1995. Although the Liquid List operates as an open house for All Ranks – former and serving – of the three Services, Membership of […]

13th December 2017

8th March 2018: External Event – NHS Career Insight Day – Prescot

Considering your career options after leaving the Armed Forces? Or maybe you’re getting ready to leave and considering your options? Whatever your situation, the NHS want to talk to you. Merseyside Health Sector Career & Engagement Hub, in conjunction with St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust would like to invite you to their […]

30th November 2017

26th February – 2nd March 2018: External Event – Bishopsgate Financial training for a Career in Financial Services – London

Bishopsgate Financial, which specialises in delivering change programmes in the Financial Services industry, is inviting ex-military personnel to apply for a week of interactive management consultancy and project management training at its offices in the City, London, with the opportunity to transition to a career in the financial services sector. The established, week-long course, which […]

4th December 2017

14th March 2018: The Leaders Club Networking – Lord Justice Leveson – London

The Officers’ Association (OA) has secured a corporate membership with The Leaders Club, a networking group that meets in London. This will allow up to 5 serving or former officers from the OA community to join their monthly networking events. If you wish to attend simply click ‘Register’; places will be allocated on a first […]

29th November 2017

21st February 2018: The Leaders Club Networking – BBC Studios, Anna Mallett COO – London

The Officers’ Association (OA) has secured a corporate membership with The Leaders Club, a networking group that meets in London. This will allow up to 5 serving or former officers from the OA community to join their monthly networking events. If you wish to attend simply click ‘Register’; places will be allocated on a first […]

5th December 2017

14th February 2018: OA Event – Operations Management Workshop – Manchester

The skills and experience required to manage operations are common within the Forces and many individuals look to transition into a new career within Operations Management when they leave; but what does this look like in a civilian context? Kindly hosted by Barclays, this workshop will explore civilian careers within operational management, examining the similarities […]

7th December 2017

7th February 2018: External Event – St. James’s Place Academy Open Evening – London

On 7 February, St James’s Place are hosting an event in London where guests will hear from several speakers about the current opportunities at St. James’s Place Academy. St. James’s Place, through the St. James’s Place Academy, believe that changing career to enter wealth management, and build your own business, could be a very daunting […]

13th December 2017

26th January 2018 – Armed Forces to Capco Workshop – London

Capco is a global business and technology consultancy dedicated to the financial services industry. Operating at the forefront of financial services, they deliver market-leading solutions to clients across capital markets, retail banking, wealth and investment management, insurance and finance, and risk and compliance. Capco has employed a number of service leavers in recent years, all […]

15th December 2017

8th February 2018: External Event – Schroders Investment Management, Armed Forces Insight Day – London

Schroders Investment Management and Cazenove Capital would like to invite service leavers to an insight day to be held on the afternoon of 8 Feb 2018. Schroders is one of the largest Asset Managers in the UK, with over £500bn of assets currently under management. Cazenove Capital is the Wealth Management division of Schroders, managing […]

8th December 2017

19th April 2018: Networking Event – Forces into Health – London

Join Forces into Health for an evening of networking. The group was formed in response to a growing number of Service Leavers who have either transitioned, or are thinking of transitioning, into the Health Sector. The Forces into Health network will aim to support individuals with contacts, advice and information, wherever possible. In particular, it […]

23rd November 2017

8th February 2018: Networking Event – Forces into Health – London

Join Forces into Health for their first networking evening of 2018. The group was formed in response to a growing number of Service Leavers who have either transitioned, or are thinking of transitioning, into the Health Sector. The Forces into Health network will aim to support individuals with contacts, advice and information, wherever possible.  In particular, it […]

11th December 2017

29th January 2018: External Event – Step into Health Insight Day – Leeds

Step into Health connects employers in the NHS to people from the Armed Forces community, by offering an access route into employment and career development opportunities. The programme recognises the transferable skills and cultural values that Armed Forces personnel develop when serving, and how they are compatible with those required within NHS roles. Whether you […]

14th December 2017

22nd February 2018: External Event – Royal Mail Management CV Workshop – Sheffield

Tailoring your CV to match the requirements of a role is an essential part of the application process. This can, however, be challenging if you do not have the context to translate your skills and experience into evidence a recruiter can use to select you. Royal Mail Group are running a workshop to provide advice […]

4th December 2017

19th March 2018: OA Connect – LinkedIn Workshop – Catterick

If you are unsure how to get started on your LinkedIn profile, Or are you simply concerned that your LinkedIn profile isn’t getting the attention that it should; If you’ve had enough of hearing how important LinkedIn is and are yet to see its value, then this workshop is for you. Our renowned expert and […]

28th November 2017

6th March 2018: OA Webinar – What does a ‘Good’ Employer look like?

The OA are often approached by officers who are seeking a good quality employer with their secondary consideration being what type of role or the sector they would like to work within. In this webinar we will be looking at what a good employer is and how would you can go about finding one. We […]

30th November 2017

19th April 2018: External Event – Chapman Ventilation Insight Day – Herts/London

Chapman Ventilation are hosting monthly Service Leavers Insight Days for Leavers looking towards a second career in the Construction or Mechanical Engineering sector. These opportunities would be suited to experienced (degree or HND qualified) Mechanical or Civil Engineers. Hosting up to a maximum of six delegates, the Insight Day begins at Chapman Ventilation’s Head Office […]

22nd November 2017