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General Electric GE Aviation Military Officer Leadership Programme - (MOLP) in Gloucester, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

The GE Aviation Military Officer Leadership Program (MOLP) transitions talented Military Officers into successful commercial industry leaders, by completing a challenging, structured leadership development program. In this role you will demonstrate and further develop your transferable skills gained from military service, and apply them to solve complex business and engineering problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and effect short-term and long-term business goals

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

The MOLP is a unique opportunity to work in three eight-month rotations within the Avionics, Power and Propeller Systems teams. Qualified candidates are selected to start their careers in a two-year rotational training program, which includes on-the-job training, formal classroom training and coaching/mentoring by senior staff. As a MOLP, you may perform your rotations in several different functional or business areas; opportunities may include Engineering, Programs, Supply Chain, Sales, or Marketing assignments. Through these rotations you will develop broad business experience and exposure to GE Aviation and commercial industry. MOLP is offered only to those who have excelled in their military careers, and have a proven record of dealing with challenging, less defined, scopes of work as you will be expected to develop strategies and plans to succeed in a variety of business challenges. During this leadership program you will be expected to:

  • Utilize your skills and experience to execute business and/or engineering objectives, and effect short-term and long-term business goals

  • Provide leadership on assigned projects to ensure financial and/or contractual execution through established company procedures

  • Provide program/project management for production and/or engineering development programs/projects

  • Lead a multi-disciplinary project team, providing technical direction and drive, to satisfy project deliverables

  • Organize and support program and technical reviews with internal and external customers

  • Deliver professional, high quality results to customers by managing, expediting and influencing priority activities across our matrix organisation

  • Manage key business metrics (schedule, cost, etc.) for assigned projects, and generate regular program updates for internal management

  • Assist in sales campaigns for new and/or modified contracts and proposals

  • Perform marketing assessment of competitors, products and / or services for the Avionics market

  • Successfully transition into industry leadership by rapidly developing business and engineering leadership skills, within the commercial aerospace market


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

  • Commissioned Military Officer

Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering is preferred

  • Proven record of success throughout military career

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to adapt quickly and eager to develop business acumen and master new roles

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to be accountable for actions

  • Ability to solve problems, delegate, and achieve difficult goals

Flexible Working

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.

Total Reward

At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, called FlexChoice, gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.

As a new joiner to GE we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs;

  • Non-contributory Pension

  • Life Assurance

  • Group income protection

  • Private medical cover

  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell

Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS (

Right to Work

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website. (


Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes