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Leaving the Military

Discover the best jobs for ex-military personnel in the UK and beyond with the help of M&E Global. 


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Leaving the military is a huge decision... 

However, it also opens the door to a great number of opportunities.    

While it can be difficult to know where to start, our team at M&E Global are experts in ex-military employment, and have all the experience and knowledge needed to assist you as you make your first steps back into civilian life and an ex-military career.  

M&E Global will support you as you:  

Transition out of the military  

Transitioning out of the military is undoubtedly tough, and comes with a series of challenges; from adapting to the change in routine to adjusting to a whole new pace of life and more.  

However, our recruitment experts will be by your side at every step of the process to ensure you make the most of your resettlement period, providing guidance on training, upskilling and career advice, as well as carrying out your Individual Planning and Personal Development (Transition IPPD).  

Search for your ideal role  

As a specialist defence contractor, we advertise multiple jobs for ex-military personnel here at M&E Global, and can help you find and secure the perfect role to launch your ex-military career. 

From saving you time scrolling through job boards by finding roles that align to your qualifications, experience and skillset, as well as sharing CV, cover letter and civilian interview tips and advice and much more, you’ll be sure to find your ideal role with our support sooner than you expect.  

Settle into your new career  

Our work is not over once you have found your new role. You'll be teamed up with an expert recruiter and point of contact on the ground who will support you as you continue your transition into civilian life, ensuring that you remain happy in your new job, and that you have every opportunity to enhance your career where possible.  


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Meet an ex-military defence contractor 

Adam Lythall is just one of the many ex-military defence contractors we employ here at M&E Global.  

After joining M&E Global back in 2016 as a Fuel System Distributor, Adam (who worked in the military for over 13 years) has since progressed to become an Environmental Safety & Occupational Health Specialist in Mannheim, Germany:  

“Working at M&E was without a doubt ideal for my transition. Of all the people who I met when I first started my contract, about 90% were ex-military, so in a way it felt like I’d never left! We had the same banter, the same laughs – it was a real home away from home.”  


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Ready to take this step?  

If you are planning to transition out of the military and begin your ex-military career, be sure to get in touch with us today; our team will be delighted to advise you as you progress through your transition timeline, and will be right by your side as you as you embark upon this new and exciting chapter in your life.  


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