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FDM Ex-Forces Programme

FDM Ex-Forces Programme (No Experience Necessary)

FDM Group is a global professional services provider with a focus on IT, offering excellent career opportunities within the commercial world.

The FDM Ex-Forces Programme is led by former military officers and provides high-calibre Ex-Forces personnel the opportunity to become professional Business, Project Support or IT Consultants via our award-winning training.

We are currently seeking candidates from across the services that have the drive and potential to build a successful career in a commercial environment. Since the Ex-Forces Programme began in January 2014, we have hired over 150 Service leavers who are now working on-site with our high-profile clients.

On application, you will be invited to complete an FDM assessment, and if successful, you will be invited to join one of our award-winning training courses. You will receive professional training in a number of disciplines both business and technically focused, equipping you with the skills to work successfully on-site as an FDM Consultant.

Potential roles include the following:

  • Project Support
  • Business Analysis
  • Data and Operational Analysis
  • Business Testing
  • Software Testing
  • Software Development
  • Production Support
  • MX.3 Production Support

We have opportunities nationwide and as such you may be required to be geographically flexible throughout the UK.

FDM will provide you with the following:
  • Tailored learning pathway providing the skills to perform effectively as an FDM Consultant
  • Minimum of a two-year employment contract with FDM working on-site with our clients
  • Opportunity to work throughout the UK and internationally
  • Industry skills development and award-winning training
  • Career progression and guidance throughout the programme
  • Support from ex-Forces network within FDM
  • Two days per annum allocated to support military charities of your choice

Fast-track career progression is a key focus of FDM, and our programme will put candidates on a path that could lead to senior roles working within high-profile organisations. FDM’s Ex-Forces Programme is unique because it places its Consultants at the heart of the organisation in key roles, delivering significant projects that directly contribute to the client’s success.

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How to apply

To apply for the Ex-Forces Programme, please send your CV to for immediate review.

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