17th June 2019: External Event – Highways England Insight Day – Birmingham

Highways England is hosting an insight day exclusively for serving and former officers. The event gives you the opportunity to discover the wide variety of current roles available in the organisation including project management, engineering, HR, procurement and communications. You will hear from Service leavers working for Highways England, receive practical advice on CVs and […]

17th June 2018

20th June 2019: External Event – Virgin Money Careers Access Day – Newcastle upon Tyne

In November 2015, a group of 12 ex-forces Virgin Money colleagues began getting together once a month to offer mutual support to one another in the transition from the Armed Forces into Virgin Money. This small network wanted to do something practical and positive to support others who may be on a similar journey, leading […]

20th June 2018

25th June 2019: OA Webinar – Careers in the City of London Legal Industry

In this webinar Alistair Johnson, formerly of the Royal Engineers now General Manager of Clifford Chance LLP; Nik Miller, formerly of the Royal Air Force and Head of IT Services & Operations at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP; Quincy Bellot, formerly of the Royal Marines and solicitor at Clifford Chance LLP; and David Robinson, formerly of […]

25th June 2018

6th June 2019: External Event – Military is Good for Rail Insight Event – York

The ever-growing rail industry has the potential to offer a Service leaver a vibrant and diverse career, with a large variety of roles on offer across the country. Following a series of introductory presentations from those who have made the transition to a successful career, you will be able to network with recruiting organisations and […]

6th June 2018

Consultancy Opportunities for ex-Military in the Bristol Area

Equinox is hiring, and they are interested in meeting you! This webinar is hosted by Equinox, a joint venture between two world leading consultancy businesses, Jacobs and Turner & Townsend. We will cover what Equinox are all about and introduce their first recruitment event of 2019. With a large number of vacancies, from Project Management […]

6th February 2019

Opportunities with Lloyd’s Military Network

This webinar will look at the diverse opportunities in the London Insurance Market open to Service leavers, and how Lloyds Military Network can help you. We are joined by Ben Howell (PPL Technical and Change Project Manager) and Alex Holderness (Offshore Energy Underwriting Associate) who give an introduction into Commercial Insurance, the Lloyds Market and […]

22nd January 2019

Project Recce – A Career in the Building Industry

This webinar is hosted by Loz Moore, a former Army officer who was medically discharged in 2016 but co-founded Nomad Construction Training CIC. He shares his personal experiences and outlines the opportunities in the industry that are available to Service leavers. Project RECCE is a career transition programme, developed by Veterans for Veterans, in partnership […]

15th January 2019

Highways England is Recruiting Former Officers

David Picton, Interim Executive Director for Commercial and Procurement at Highways England, outlines the opportunities available. Why is Highways England recruiting Service leavers? Highways England is growing because the country is undergoing its biggest ever investment in its roads. This investment delivery is in its first phase, running from 2015-2020, and will be followed by […]

12th November 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

Opportunities with Highways England

Highways England is actively recruiting; this webinar will discuss the diverse range of opportunities available including project management, engineering, HR, procurement and communications. We are joined by Robert Jaffier, former Royal Navy, now an Asset and Resource Manager in Operations and Polly Nicholls from Human Resources. They discuss the current roles within the organisation and […]

5th June 2018

Opportunities with Global Investment Firm BlackRock

If you are in your last 12 months of service or within 12 months of leaving the Armed Forces and looking to transition into a career within financial services, then watch this webinar. BlackRock is a global investment firm, trusted to manage more assets than any other. Its clients are companies, governments, foundations, and millions […]

19th September 2017

A Career with Fidelity International

We are joined by Joe Marshall and Barney Mellors who explore the qualities that are needed to work at Fidelity International and how military officers could see working at an investment firm as a career option. Established in 1969 Fidelity International handles investments for clients in Europe, EMEA and Asia. Fidelity is privately owned; the […]

2nd August 2016

An Insight into Asset Management – BlackRock

We broadcast live from the BlackRock offices in London to discuss the 2016 BlackRock Veteran’s Open Day at Drapers Gardens in London. We are joined by Joseph Gilhooly from the Liability Driven Investment Team at Black Rock. Joseph tells us about his journey from the Armed Services to his current position before going into more […]

13th September 2016