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Project Fortis

Careers network for service leavers

Project Fortis is an established careers network for service leavers & veterans to make connections with Armed Forces supporters in industry, who want to help you succeed in your career after leaving the military.

When you sign up to Project Fortis you can connect with inspiring people in various sectors - individuals and employers who want to support the ex-forces community and offer 1:1 support, unique job and work experience opportunities, and industry advice.


  • Develop your network
  • Get the inside track on organisations and access to ‘hidden’ jobs
  • Build your confidence and credibility
  • Receive personal advice & feedback
  • Translate your military skills
  • Help to navigate recruitment processes – find out what civilian employers look for!

94% would recommend the platform to others

83% of FORTIS connections have a significant impact on career prospects


Telecommunications   |  Healthcare   |  Banking   |  Technology   |  Management Consultancy  |  Retail  |  Facilities Management  |  Automotive  |  Construction  |  Engineering  |  Transport  |  Security  |  Defence

Sign up and make contacts – these people could be the key to your next job:


"My buddy match was perfect and really helped me get the job I wanted at BT. Being connected to someone in BT definitely had an impact on how I performed in my interview and played a big role in them offering me the job."
Former Army Sergeant Mike Harris, who was supported by one of the BT Buddies

"Why did I sign up? It’s an easy way to share some of my life experience in the workplace across numerous years and hopefully be able to give some direct, honest guidance and advice for those who have take that tricky step into the ‘real world’."
Jonathan, Project Fortis Buddy

“The chance to talk to three extremely knowledgeable and experienced individuals has given me a far greater understanding of approaching the job market, and the process that will hopefully lead to my next career. Please pass my thanks onto all involved in Project Fortis. It is a superb service.”

Shaun, Portsmouth