Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel)

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Office of the
Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel)
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Incumbent
Rear-Admiral Michael Anthony William Bath

since June, 2018
Ministry of Defence
AbbreviationACNS (Pers)
Member ofNavy Command
Reports toSecond Sea Lord
NominatorFirst Sea Lord
AppointerPrime Minister
Subject to formal approval by the Queen-in-Council
Term lengthnot fixed
usually 1-4 years
FormationApril 2010
First holderRear-Admiral David George Steel

The Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel) [1] is a senior Royal Navy appointment responsible for the sustainable delivery of sufficient, capable and motivated personnel to the Naval Service in support of Defence Outcomes; he does this on behalf of the First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff.[2]


History

The post was created in 2010 and held responsibility for the Personnel Division that consisted of 800 staff and was responsible for all aspects (non-operational) of personnel within the Naval Service.[3] In his current role the Rear-Admiral is responsible for the sustainable delivery of sufficient, capable and motivated personnel to the Naval Service in support of Defence Outcomes. The Admiral is accountable for all aspects (non-operational) of Personnel and Reserve Personnel within the Naval Service.[4]

In this role he supported in the delivery of his outcomes in relation to personnel by the Commodore Naval Strategy Personnel (CPNS), the Commodore Naval Personnel and the Assistant Chief of Staff Medical (titled in official sources) as used under the ACNS (Personnel) who is simultaneously Head of the Royal Navy Medical Service.[5]

Additional titles

During the period 2010 to 2015 the office holder jointly held additional the titles of Naval Secretary and Chief Naval Logistics Officer (as head the Naval Logistics Branch).[6] From 2016 to present this appointee jointly holds the titles of Naval Secretary and now Flag Officer, Maritime Reserves.[7]

Office Holders

Included:[8]

References

  1. "Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel) and Commodore Devonport Flotilla visit HMS Monmouth in Bahrain | Royal Navy". www.royalnavy.mod.uk. Ministry of Defence Royal Navy UK. 26 March 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  2. Government, HM (30 April 2018). "Transparency data Navy Command senior, as of April 2017 Updated 30 April 2018". gov.uk. Ministry of Defence UK. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  3. Office, Cabinet (2012–2013). Civil service yearbook (49 ed.). London, England: The Stationery Office: Dandy Booksellers Ltd. p. 104. ISBN 9781905262878.
  4. Office, Cabinet (2016–2017). Civil Service Year Book (53 ed.). London, England: The Stationery Office:Dandy Book Sellers Ltd. p. 194. ISBN 9781787320345.
  5. Office, Cabinet (2016–2017). Civil Service Year Book (53 ed.). London, England: The Stationery Office:Dandy Book Sellers Ltd. pp. 194–195. ISBN 9781787320345.
  6. The Civil Service Yearbook 2012–2013
  7. The Civil Service Yearbook 2016–2017
  8. Mackie, Colin (April 2019). "Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865" (PDF). gulabin.com. C. Mackie. p. 16. Retrieved 18 November 2019.

Sources

  1. "Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Personnel) and Commodore Devonport Flotilla visit HMS Monmouth in Bahrain | Royal Navy". www.royalnavy.mod.uk. Ministry of Defence Royal Navy UK. 26 March 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2019.
  2. Government, HM (30 April 2018). "Transparency data Navy Command senior, as of April 2017 Updated 30 April 2018". gov.uk. Ministry of Defence UK. Retrieved 11 January 2019.
  3. Mackie, Colin (April 2019). "Royal Navy Senior Appointments from 1865" (PDF). gulabin.com. C. Mackie.
  4. Office, Cabinet (2012–2013). Civil service yearbook (49 ed.). London, England: The Stationery Office: Dandy Booksellers Ltd. ISBN 9781905262878.
  5. Office, Cabinet (2016–2017). Civil Service Year Book (53 ed.). London, England: The Stationery Office:Dandy Book Sellers Ltd. ISBN 9781787320345.