***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***
The Suffolk Armed Forces Covenant board is seeking a new Armed Forces Commissioner for Suffolk.
This politically independent and partnership focused volunteer role, links to the Suffolk Armed Forces Community Covenant through which local authority Leaders in Suffolk pledged support to the UK Armed Forces community in October 2012.
Hosted by Suffolk County Council, you will;
- chair the three board meetings each year
- help to set the agenda
- provide leadership input into strategic action planning
- engage public sector services
- champion the Armed Forces Covenant.
Whilst it’s not a prerequisite for you to have directly served in the UK Armed Forces, you will need to engage and learn about issues affecting the local UK Armed Forces community: regular, reserve, service families and veterans’ community.
Please visit the website, which provides a good insight as to what has been happening in Suffolk: www.suffolkmilitarycovenant.org.uk
The job requires travel, so you must be willing and able to travel across Suffolk.
For an informal discussion only, please contact Jim Brown on 07809 594530 .
Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying for this job.
Closing date: 10am, 15 January 2018.
Interview date: 22 January 2018, to be held at either Endeavour House or Ipswich Army Reserve Centre.