BT Receives OA Employer Recognition Award

BT has been presented with the 2018 Officers’ Association (OA) Employer Recognition Award, which recognises BT’s commitment to providing veterans with sustainable employment opportunities, for example, with BT Security, and employability support through its Transition Force programme. The OA Employer Recognition Award is given to an employer who recognises and utilises the transferable skills and […]

5th October 2018

BT Security is Recruiting Veterans

There are a range of roles available across the cyber security business. Cyber security is increasingly becoming the next career for many Service leavers. The growing industry requires people with a solid understand of security procedures and practice, who can work well under pressure, which are attributes that suit former officers. BT Security is expanding […]

9th August 2018

‘BT Security have great opportunities for veterans’ says former GCHQ Deputy Director

The OA are working closely with BT Security on a recruitment drive this summer that offers an amazing opportunity for officers looking a new career challenge after the Services. We are joined by the Global Chief Security Officer and Vice President of Cyber Security at BT Plc to give us an insight into the work […]

7th August 2018

BT Security Career Opportunities – Summer 2018 – Part 2

BT Security are currently hiring, with a number of exciting new roles in the following areas: Cyber security operations & delivery Cyber security sales Security product & portfolio management UK Government Security Threat intelligence & investigations All roles are available to view on the OA’s Executive Jobs Board (You must be registered with the OA […]

25th July 2018

BT Security Career Opportunities – Summer 2018 – Part 1

BT Security is growing, with a wide range of technical, sales and commercial roles available now and in the near future. This webinar will introduce the different parts of BT’s security business, from protecting the UK’s Critical National Infrastructure from physical and cyber attack to selling security solutions to corporate and government customers. BT Security […]

17th July 2018

Why is Cyber Security a Good Career Option for Veterans?

Nick Hartley, a former RAF Group Captain now working in business development for BT Security, explains why cyber security is a good industry for veterans. Cyber security is a broad and diverse industry, with different opportunities. Many of the skills and experiences veterans have are highly sought after in the industry. Working in cyber security […]

18th April 2018

‘My work now is more independent,’ by Nick Hartley

Nick Hartley was a senior officer in the RAF and now works in cyber security for BT. We asked Nick to share his transition story…   Tell me about your military career I joined the RAF as an engineer straight after graduating from Manchester University, having been in the University Air Squadron. I served for […]

21st March 2018

OA Supports BT’s Search for Cyber Security Talent

The BT Cyber Security Careers Insight Event will  help Service leavers and veterans start a career in cyber security. Cyber security is an exciting and growing field. Serving and former officers have many skills and experiences the industry needs, including adaptability, leadership, resilience and teamwork. The OA has been helping organisations to promote their cyber security events, including […]

7th March 2018

Stars Rally for Veteran Employment

Joanna Lumley, Ray Winstone and Richard Wilson are some of the celebrities starring in three short films promoting military veteran employment. The celebrities highlight the skills veterans can bring to employers, and some of the barriers that need to be overcome for them to secure new fulfilling careers when they leave the military. Other celebrity […]

27th October 2017