Infantry Commander

Infantry Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers possess a wide range of generalist skills. In particular, they have well developed leadership, team, problem solving, negotiation and planning skills. 

Specialised Infantry Skills

Infantry commanders can be skilled in the following areas:

  • Training teams of staff
  • Briefing senior level directors
  • Managing projects and teams
  • Security planning
  • Operations management
  • Logistics planning
  • Problem solving
  • Peacekeeping
  • Disaster Relief
  • Driving large vehicles
  • People Management

General Military Skills

  • Analytical and planning skills
  • Project management
  • Problem solving
  • Organisational
  • Leadership and resilience
  • Communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Self-discipline, reliability and work ethic
  • Team player
  • Adaptability and resourcefulness


 


Civilian Roles That Ex-Military Infantry Staff Could Consider

  • Project Manager
  • Health and Safety Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Outward Bound Manager
  • Security Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Emergency Planning/ Risk and Resilience Manager
  • Crisis Manager
  • Training Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Lecturer/ Teaching
  • Parachute Instructor

Skills Employers Need

  • Project Management
  • Organisational Skills; The ability to get things done
  • Process Compliance
  • Flexibility
  • Determination
  • Training & Mentoring
  • Ability to earn respect
  • Leadership & Management

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