British Army
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Engineering Platoon Officer

Job description

Be the one others turn to. Be responsible. Be trusted with the safety of the nation. Become a Royal Logistic Corps Officer in the British Army, and you’ll be doing something that really matters. Managing a complex supply chain and supporting fellow troops across land, sea and air, while helping to make the world a safer, better place.

The Royal Logistic Corps is the largest Corps in the Army. Specialising in anything from port operations to bomb disposal, it’s integral to every arena of operations and every military unit. In fact, it’s essential to everything the Army does. From vehicle parts and tools, to ammunition, rations and water, it maintains the Army’s capability by providing constant support to fellow soldiers.

You’ll be there to provide an essential service in peacetime and on strategic operations, from humanitarian relief to military deployment. Wherever the Army takes you, it will be your job to lead a team of technically qualified soldiers to offer support, wherever and whenever it’s needed.

Become a Royal Logistic Corps Officer and you’ll receive:

  • A starting salary of around £27,200 which will rise to around £33,436 upon completion of one year's training
  • Subsidised accommodation and facilities, increasing your disposable income
  • Free medical and dental health cover
  • Sponsorship to achieve valuable professional qualifications, including a degree in Logistics Management, and postgraduate certificates in Conflict and Leadership studies
  • Opportunities to continually progress your career
  • Adventurous Training, and the chance to play your favourite sports or take up a new one

Find where you belong
Your Army career starts at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. You’ll learn the skills you need to become an Officer – from weapons handling to outdoor survival – to what it takes to lead your team in a range of hostile situations, anywhere in the world. Once you’ve commissioned, you’ll take charge of a team of soldiers. Then, you’ll become either a logistics generalist or you’ll specialise as an Ammunition Technical Officer, Petroleum Operator, Port and Maritime Operations Officer or Contracts Officer.

You’ll take part in Adventurous Training around the world, from skiing in the Alps to white-water rafting in Colorado. All while you’re earning a starting salary of around £32,800 (after training). You’ll also enjoy a fantastic range of benefits that come with Army life, from sports and state-of-the-art training facilities, to earning valuable professional qualifications.

Army Undergraduate Bursaries
Whether you’re about to embark on your degree or you’re already studying, you could benefit from an Army Undergraduate Bursary, from £6,000 - £24,000. Just show us you’ve got what it takes to join us as an Officer when you graduate. Find out more

Your Army needs leaders. Your Army needs you. Find where you belong. Apply now.

What we are looking for

What we look for in our Officer Cadets is leadership potential, a sense of purpose and the drive to do great things. With these qualities in place, we can give you the training you need to take your skills and abilities and shape them into something amazing – whether you’re fresh out of school, have a university education, are professionally qualified or already building a career.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

East Midlands
East of England
North East England
North West England
South East England
South West England
West Midlands
Yorkshire and the Humber

Salary will rise to around £33,436 upon completion of one year's training

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How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 August 2022

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Closing date:  31 August 2022

Expires14 days

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