March 26 2019 0comment
Job Opportunity, Cadet Quartermaster

Job Opportunity – Cadet Quartermaster, based in Reading.

Cadet Quartermaster

Location: Reading

Job Start Date: May 2019

Application Closing Date: 19 April 2019

Job Salary and Benefits: The starting salary is £28,859 p.a. plus pension scheme, 25 days leave – potentially increasing to 30 days.

General Job Description

My client has a full-time vacancy for the position of Cadet Quartermaster with the Royal County of Berkshire Army Cadet Force, based at its headquarters in Reading. The appointment calls for a six months probationary period, which will become permanent upon successful completion.

Reporting to the CEO the Cadet Quartermaster is responsible for all stores, accounting, supply, maintenance, vehicles and logistic support.

Key Responsibilities:             

  • Maintenance of ledgers and the implementation of a system of control and co-ordination for the secure storage, receipt, issue and accounting of weapons, ammunition, clothing, equipment, vehicles and stores
  • Preparation of accounts and ledgers for audit and stocktaking including equipment, miscellaneous, loans, rations and accommodation accounts
  • Responsible for public accounts regarding rations, clothing and losses
  • Management of weapons and ammunition, including correct storage in accordance with regulations
  • Supervising Officer for catering including contract catering at camps and management of the laundry and dry-cleaning contract
  • Oversee the accounting system and Health and Safety Advisor


  • Previous experience in a quartermaster role or similar (dealing with accounts and stocktaking) is desirable but not essential
  • Project management experience is required along with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Previous leadership experience

Key Skills:                               

  • Working as part of a team as well as independently and being able to take the initiative, demonstrate solid decision-making skills whilst being well motivated are key to this role
  • Strong communication skills, being well-organised and able to prioritise projects is important


Please forward your CV by email to:

Matt Sheerin, Director

afterthemilitary – “Building a Bridge to a New Career”

07517 675 038