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     Date Submitted:21-04-2016
     Last Modified:09-05-2016 (04:02)
    Job information
     Current job:Student
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Business Services
     KeywordsMilitary, Operations, Planning, Intelligence, Officer, Royal Air Force, Teaching, Engineering, Army, Capable, Adaptable, Flexible, Intelligent, Space,

    I am a practical, resourceful and dependable individual, with excellent communication skills and a can-do attitude. I am currently studying for a BSc(Hons) in Mathematics and Physics with the Open University with an intent for postgraduate study in aeronautical engineering; this study builds on my experience of working in a high pressure environment in the UK armed forces, honing my organisational skills and self discipline whilst demonstrating my self motivation. These attributes stem from previous roles within the UK armed forces as a Royal Engineer and as an RAF Intelligence Officer. Eleven years in the armed forces have been invaluable in my development as a team player, having both led and followed. My attention to detail and ability to follow instructions were honed by experience of mechanical, electrical and tool maintenance on a multi-discipline worksite as a Royal Engineer; I developed an analytical approach, a desire for complex problem solving with strong written and oral communication skills from my time with the RAF. I am confident that my natural drive as well as my skill set and logical analysis of problems make me well suited for a role within the space industry.


    Professional Accomplishments

    Royal Air Force                                    Mar 10 - Sep 15                       

    Joint Force Air Component Headquarters Staff -Flight Lieutenant - Staff Officer Intelligence, Analysis, Collation and Fusion.

    ·       Responsible for leading the Analysis, Collation and Fusion section for the UK's Air Component Commander.

    ·       Worked on the Air/Space operations floor as the Senior Duty Intelligence Officer, planning air operations.

    ·       Day to day delivery of military intelligence to the HQ staff and senior military officers, providing air/space minded analysis and perspective.

    ·       Planned exercises to maintain operational capability and training.

    ·       Adapted to a last minute deployment to Saudi Arabia whilst continuing to provide timely intelligence.

    Joint Tactical Exercise Planning Staff - Flight Lieutenant - Staff Officer Intelligence and Scenario

    ·       Provided training to approx. 15,000 NATO service personnel through planning exercise “Joint Warrior”, the largest live military exercise in Western Europe, bringing together all three UK armed services with multinational forces, numerous warships, aircraft, marine forces and troops.

    ·       Introduced the Space operational environment to Joint Warrior for the first time, exercising the UK Space Operations Coordination Centre with other joint and NATO forces

    ·       Led team of 18 analysts during execution phase of Joint Warrior.

    RAF Brize Norton Operations Wing - Flight Lieutenant - Deputy Station Intelligence Officer

    ·       Second in command of military intelligence at the UK's largest front line military airbase.

    ·       Responsible for the leadership of 7 airmen and briefing aircrew on missions in Afghanistan, Libya, Mali etc.

    ·       Understanding of flight safety issues.

    ·       Supported senior staff in their managerial role and decision making in a time effective manner.

    ·       Day to day support and planning of routine air operations; 24/7 support to the UK Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) tanker aircraft, providing direct support for the UK air policing mission.

    Al Udied Combined Air/Space Operation Centre, Qatar - Flying Officer to Flight Lieutenant - Deputy Chief, Unit Support

    ·       Analysis and delivery of time critical/life preserving intelligence to front line flying units in Afghanistan and the wider Middle East; post-flight analysis of complex surface to air engagements from imperfect data, including flight paths.

    ·       Led 5 US air force personnel on night shift, working on the USAF air and space operations floor.

    ·       Liaison officer for the UK contingent on the Air/Space operations floor and USAF space operations desk.

    ·       Provided intelligence and analysis to US and UK Generals.

    Royal Air Force - Air Warfare Centre, RAF Waddington- Flying Officer - Duty Intelligence Watch Officer

    ·       Junior Officer responsible for RAF's 24/7 air/space intelligence monitoring capability.

    ·       Provided round the clock intelligence support to the defence of UK airspace using the QRA.

    ·       Single point of contact for the RAF Intelligence branch.

    ·       Provided support to deployed and UK based flying units.

    ·       In-depth analysis of air and space related intelligence.

    ·       Briefed senior air intelligence officers on a daily basis.

    British Army

    Oct 04 - May 08

    Royal Engineers - 21 Royal Engineer Regiment, Iraq - Sapper – Royal Engineer

    ·       Field engineering on deployed operations; construction of watchtowers and training facilities, use of mobile generators and interpretation of technical drawings under time and operational pressure.

    ·       Experience of mechanical, electrical and tool maintenance on a multi-discipline worksite.

    ·       Regular use of heavy machinery, power and hand tools in extremely difficult environmental conditions.

    ·       Interpret direction from senior non-commissioned officers, drawings and plans to solve engineering problems.

    ·       Maintenance of tools and tool stores, ability to operate safely.



    Key Skills: - Reliable, Adaptable, Problem Solving, Logical, Team Player, Self-Motivated, Efficient, Prioritisation, Multi-Tasking, Strong Leadership Skills, Safety Minded, Excellent Communication Skills, Articulate, Flexible, Patient, Analytical, Battlefield First Aid, Radio Operation, Field Living, Construction, Time-keeping, Basic Conversational German and Basic Arabic, Top Secret Strap II Clearance.

    Computer Skills: - Microsoft Office, Personnel and Project Management software (ORACLE/JPA, STARS), LaTeX, Mathematica, ASCIIMath, Geoviewer, Google Earth, i2 Analyst Notebook, mIRC chat, C2 Core (Including TBMCS & ISR planner).


    Early Employment History

    British Army - Royal Engineers - 21 Royal Engineer Regiment, Germany - Sapper - Royal Engineer             Aug 07 - Oct 08

    British Army - Royal Engineers - Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia) – Sapper                          Dec 06 - Aug 07                

    British Army - University of Wales Officer Training Corps - Swansea - Officer Cadet                    Oct 04 - Aug 07               



    Open University - BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Physics                     Sep 2013 - c. 2018                Currently Studying S217 Physics: From Classical to Quantum module

    Swansea University - BA International Relations - 2:2                        Sep 04 - May 07   

    Marlwood School                                

    1997-2004  A Levels – History, Maths and Physics – D, D, E                                          

    GCSEs – 10 GCSEs B-D (including Maths, English & Science)


    Additional Education

    Oxford University – Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Physics)                  Sep 15 - Feb 16

    Reading University – Physics Skills Knowledge Enhancement Course              May 15 - Aug 15

    Joint Force Air Component Headquarters Staff                   May 14 - Sep 15     Air Operations Planning course, Joint Force Air Component HQ Staff course, Junior Officer Development Programme (part 2) and the Unit Security Officer course.

    Joint Tactical Exercise Planning Staff                   Feb 14 - May 14          Targets Acquaintanceship course at RAFC Cranwell, Space Operations Foundation Course at RAF Fylingdales.

    RAF Brize Norton Operations Wing                     Jun 11 - Feb 13 Junior Officer Development Programme (part 1).

    Defence School of Intelligence, Chicksands, Bedfordshire                  

     Sep 09 - Mar 10    Training in briefing skills, electronic, air & space warfare, analysis, efficient communication, principles of flight.

    Royal Air Force College Cranwell – Initial Officer Training  

    Oct 08 - Sep 09    Leadership Training – Management, decision making, problem solving, public speaking, first aid, field communication.

    Royal Engineers                                                                                                                                                

    Dec 06 – Oct 08 Field engineering, tool use and maintenance, construction, fabrication, demolitions, large equipment/vehicle handling, equipment/non-equipment bridge construction, problem solving, field communications, first aid.

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