Commercial job opportunities for ex military in the Middle East

Discussion in 'Jobs (Discussion)' started by liamtsjoyce, Mar 13, 2012.

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  1. Hi guys, I run the defence and telecoms recruitment desk for a recruitment company based in Riyadh and am always looking for ex military or senior police/intel staff for the roles that I have on. I have only just been introduced to this site so will get some of the jobs I have on at the moment up here now, but can always been contacted on Whether it be for advice on opportunities out here, or to send in your CV I would be grateful for any contact. Also please feel free to share this information with anyone you feel it may benefit.

    As many of you know the Middle East can be quite a harsh environment both culturally and mentally as it can be a long time away from friends and family, but working in the commercial aspect can provide for both of these as it normally allows the accompaniment of family and schooling allowance, and also accommodation on modern western compounds with like minded individuals. And the best part of it all is that it is TAX FREE.

    Here are some of the roles I have on at the moment.

    [h=3]Organisational Development Manager - KSA[/h]A client of mine is looking for an organisational development manager. The person will be dealing with the organisation of members of the army and border guards. It will need someone with military or police experience. You will be in charge of the training and restructuring of my clients external clients staff and being the key link between the two.

    It will need someone who has experience working internationally.

    Salary is to be discussed and usual ex pat benefits apply

    [h=3]Senior sales opportunities in KSA[/h]Opportunities for senior sales people have just come up based in Riyadh KSA. This is an ordinary sales role and it inst looking for ordinary sales people. You will be pitching and tendering multi million dollar projects to NGO and governmental bodies and will require experience in both the values and the clients. There are two large accounts that will need to be managed so I am looking for two experienced sales representatives that believes there is more to a sale than just commission, and that relationships are key to this.

    You will need fantastic rapport building skills, an honest can-do approach, immaculate presentation and go about your role with the utmost professionalism. Impeccable English is a must, and Arabic or German is preferable.

    [h=3]Border, C4 IStar, TETRA and ConOps experience[/h]I would be keen to speak to anyone with IStar,TETRA experience and or ConOps experience with Border background

    Roles looking for this experience will be coming up in the Middle East on a more regular occurrence as countries look to protect their borders. Air, land or sea experience wanted.

  2. Good afternoon

    My name is Nathan and i came across your job page for the Middle East the other day, I would like to seek advise really as i am a member of the British Army almost 22 years and looking at getting out in the next 12 months, I’m not saying I’m panicking but just really looking at all corridors and it being the next big stage of my life. Just things like what should i maybe use my resettlement for if looking in the Middle East, what sort of things do i need to bear in mind when applying for jobs also. I would find any advice most appreciated.

    Kind Regards

    Mr Love
  3. Err..he posted this 3.5 years ago, the jobs probably gone now.

    Have you done the CTW yet - plenty of good advice on there. Also, create a professional LinkedIn profile and start networking (not just adding random people).

    Finally, look on DII for the 'army skills offer' and see which (free!) qualifications you're entitled to.

    There's an entire forum on here about resettlement, with a ton of good advice:
  4. Many thanks
    Like i said not looking for job as yet and do not have DII for where i work, but you have given me a good start point so thank you.