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News - Newsletter - 24 November 2011

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Ex-Mil Recruitment - Newsletter - 24 November 2011

Hi Folks,

We are well into November, and the shops have been reminding us that Christmas is almost here - for a while now - so could you please imagine a Jovial Christmas Jingle while you read our Newsletter. Here, we'll get you started - la la la, la la la... And please feel free to check out our Super Festive Vacancies; our Santa's Sack full of Military-Themed News Goodies; our Seasonal Events and our Jolly Yuletide Joke. Don't worry, only another 4 weeks to go... And don't forget to check out our Advent Calendar, starting on 1st December- with a festive joke behind each door!

If you have any suggestions or ideas for items you'd like us to include, or any feedback on the newsletter — good or otherwise, please email us–

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New Jobs since the last Newsletter

Operations allocator - Fuelling (441jc) Heathrow Excellent Salary

Project Engineer (440jc) Glasgow £30-40,000 dependant on experience

Senior Procurement Consultant (439jc) Oxford Excellent Salary

Business Development Manager - Aviation Software (438jc) East Kilbride attractive basic salary with uncapped OTE + benefits

Operational & Process Improvement Consultant (437jc) Oxford £38,000 + Benefits

HGV C+E Drivers (436jc) Cambridge £7.70 + Overtime and Benefits

HGV C+E Drivers (435jc) Gloucestershire £22k + Overtime + Benefits

HGV ADR Drivers (434jc) Berkshire £9.70 ph + Benefits

HGV Class 2 Drivers (433jc) Across London circa £30k + Benefits

RF Hardware Design Engineer (432jc) Corby, Northants £30-35k + Benefits

Senior Technical Author (431ne) Berkshire £26,540 - 33,840

Quality Engineer/Inspector (430ne) Berkshire £26,000 - 33,500

Category Manager (Procurement) (429ne) Berkshire £36,200 - 42,851

Strategic Sourcing Manager (428ne) Berkshire £ 48,430 - 57,331

Senior Java Developer (427jc) West London Excellent + Benefits

Linux Network and System Administrator (426jc) West London Excellent

Technical Business Development Manager (425jc) North Wales £30-40k commensurate with experience

Development Engineer (424jc) North Wales £23,315 - £26,552

Quality Engineer (423jc) North Wales £23-29k commensurate with experience

Optical Engineer (422jc) North Wales £23-26k depending on experience

Development Engineer (421jc) North Wales £23-26k depending on experience

International Financial Advisor East Africa Commission Only OTE £100,000 at least

Coating Development Engineer (420jc) North Wales £23-33k commensurate with experience


Technical Consultant Newcastle upon Tyne £21,000 - £28,000 initially

HGV Mechanic Grangemouth £24,000-£26,000

Force Technical Surveillance Officer x 2 Headquarters, Portishead, Bristol SO2: £28,947 - £30,633pa plus 7.5% shift allowance

Reminder — Please Check Your Contact Details

Please check to ensure we have up-to-date contact details for you - a working email address and your current phone number and address. Many thanks.

Also If you haven't updated or uploaded your CV in the last twelve months, please do so at the Ex–Mil website. We perform searches on the database and if your CV is not there, then we cannot match your details.

News Round-up

Armistice Day marked across UK

MoD in £600m breach of Government guidelines

NAO says SDSR cost £½B in cost overruns

Plans for withdrawal from Germany announced

RBL happy the Chief Coroner post is retained

US military bag a bargain in Britain's scrapped Harrier's

Joint Strike Fighter rolls out

U.S. missiles travels at 5 times the speed of sound

Want 2 Work helps ex-soldier

Army Officer named CMI's Chartered Manager of the Year

Frontline Veteran Veteran

Do you have any news you think we should feature, or any areas you'd like us to cover? Email us

Events etc.

Here we like to include things for you to visit, attend, donate to or get involved in, should you choose to.

Bag a special early bird price for IATA Training & Qualification Initiative Conference — 15–16 February 2012 — London, England.

Defence Geospatial Intelligence 23–26 January, 2012 QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, London.

Win ‘The Long March to Freedom’ on DVD

We think it is important to know what day it is - which is reason enough to buy a Forces Foxes Calendar, but you also get to raise money for Military Charities.

Do you have an event or appeal you'd like us to publicise? Email us

Leaving The Forces - Ex-Mil Interviews

As you may have seen in one of our previous newsletters, we like to hear about your experiences of leaving the Armed Forces, as a way of helping others prepare to do the same. So, if any of you are willing to be interviewed about how you have planned your exit; what you have learned and the successes you have had, we'd love to hear from you. Email us Cheers!

Our Poll Question

On Armistice Day, Fraser Nelson wrote an article in the Spectator, Remember The Living, suggesting that the UK create a British version of the US Veterans Affairs Department, thus ensuring our increasing number of veterans are looked after and honoured properly. So our Poll question is simply "Do you think the UK should have a US style Veterans Department?". Let us know your opinion on the Ex-Mil Recruitment website. Thanks

The Wind Section

An old man, as he gets on, realises that he is suffering from terrible wind.

And it is getting worse.

On the plus side - the wind is silent...

But the less than pleasant aspect is the fact they smell terrible... no... really terrible.

So old man visits his doctor and says:

"Doctor - I'm suffering from terrible wind - it's silent but smells awful...what can you recommend?"

The Doctor says:

"Hmm - how about a hearing aid?"

Got any funnies you'd like to share? Email us–


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