Current Vacancies

Synthetics Manager - Pilot

Location: RAF Shawbury

The Synthetics Manager - Pilot (SM-P) is responsible for the supervision and facilitation of the delivery of synthetic training for all pilot elements of the RW UKMFTS programme. The SM-P is jointly responsible for the relevant training, qualification and standardisation of the Ground Instructors performing the role of Instructor Operating Station (IOS) operators for all GBTE devices. Read more

Vacancy posted on: 17/03/17   Closing date: 31/03/17

Multi Engine Chief Pilot

Location: RAF Cranwell

The ME Chief Pilot is required to manage the Ascent QFI’s for the delivery of the FW ME training service at RAF Cranwell, in addition to having an Instructional role. They will line manage a team of 5 Qualified Flying Instructors. Read more

Vacancy posted on: 16/03/17   Closing date: 30/03/17

Chief Qualified Instructor (CQI) - Fixed Wing

Location: RAF Cranwell

The Chief Qualified Instructor (CQI) is responsible for managing the delivery of Ground School Training as part of the UKMFTS programme in addition to having an instructional role. They will line manager two teams of Ascent Qualified Instructors (QIs) led by a Lead QI EFT/ENT and a Lead QI RC/MEPT respectively Read more

Vacancy posted on: 16/03/17   Closing date: 30/03/17

Commercial Graduate

Location: Bristol

Want to work on a £3 billion programme delivering pilot training to UK military? If so Ascent is looking for highly motivated Graduates to help contract manage its portfolio of contracts under the UK Military Flying Training programme. We will put you within the Training Support hub at Ascent allowing you to gain a comprehensive overview of our training delivery. You will be working with the Commercial team to understand how we do business and be given responsibility for monitoring and reporting Ascent and supplier performance ensuring delivery of key products, managing stakeholder relations, contact administration and information management, ensuring contract obligations are complied with. The role will provide a fantastic opportunity to cement your learning and gain hands on experience in a complex procurement and delivery organisation. Read more

Vacancy posted on: 16/03/17

Commercial Officer

Location: Bristol

The Commercial Officer will lead the delivery of managed services of the Ascent Group 1B companies (Fixed Wing Training Ltd, Advanced Jet Training Ltd, Rear Crew Training Ltd and Rotary Wing Training Ltd) to ensure cross functional obligations are delivered and rights enforced in accordance with the Managed Service Agreements and Loan Finance Agreements. Read more

Vacancy posted on: 16/03/17   Closing date: 30/03/17

Commercial Officer (SDSR)

Location: Bristol

Ascent are looking for a Commercial Officer to assist the Commercial Manager to support training delivery to meet Ascent objectives through the provision of Legal/Commercial services; and protecting Ascent’s interests by ensuring it meets its legal & contractual obligations and enforces its legal & contractual rights. Read more

Vacancy posted on: 16/03/17   Closing date: 30/03/17

Basic Flying Training Chief Qualified Flying Instructor

Location: Bristol & RAF Valley

We are recruiting for a BFT Chief Qualified Flying Instructor, they will manage testing of BFT courseware, Liaise with the operational Training System Manager and Fixed Wing Training System Manager to ensure coherence of the Fast Jet training pipeline. They will manage the Ascent Qualified Flying Instructors for the delivery of the FW BFT training service at RAF Valley, they will also have an instructional role. Read more

Vacancy posted on: 14/12/16   Closing date: 17/04/17

Financial Accountant

Location: Bristol

Reporting to the Financial Controller, this position co-ordinate’s the corporate financial services, financial transaction processes (sales and purchase ledgers) and provides support to the Ascent departmental management teams in key decision making processes. Supporting the Financial controller and liaising with the Business Finance to ensure the financial reporting timetable (monthly, quarterly and annual) and all financial transactions & reports are up to date and completed in a timely manner. Read more

Vacancy posted on: 26/10/16