Training Manager

*** 12-month Contract***

The role will encompass all aspects of designing and delivering learning and development to meet our ambitious plans. Among other aspects, this will involve identifying Training Needs Analysis (TNA) and ensuring development plans are delivered to meet business requirements.

Tasks & Accountabilities:
Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Work in partnership with the Head of HR to develop a training strategy
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to support the shaping and development of an L&D strategy
  • Identify and select training providers to support the delivery of the training needs with a special focus on the technical requirements for our engineering and production teams.
  • Support the performance management process by project managing all TNA identified and ensuring this is built into our strategy for continuous improvement.
  • Work with all functions to develop training programmes across the organisation including
  • Maintain robust and detailed training records and skills competence.
  • Deliver induction training to all new employees and team members.
  • Support Line Managers in dealing with any skills shortfalls and retraining as required.
  • Continuous improvement of training system with development paths available for all employees.
  • Development of specific training paths to attract and develop where required apprentices, graduates and seasoned professionals.
  • Contribution to Problem Solving and corrective action activities of program.
  • Support the succession planning process for all employees and support upskilling of all employees.

Skills/Experience Required
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Solid and demonstrable L&D experience designing and delivering training solutions.
  • Previous experience leading and developing training plans within a production / engineering environment.
  • Self-starter with the ability to operate in a start-up organisation with significant growth aspirations. Ability to manage significant organisational change.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present where required.
  • Excellent writing skills to design and develop learning materials and to report on progress.
  • Project management experience to ensure timescales and KPI's are met.
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team.
  • Quality conscious working method and organised approach to tasks.
  • Enjoy using own initiative, working unsupervised and taking responsibility.
  • Able to collaborate effectively with a range of stakeholders to ensure project delivery is achieved.
  • Excellent IT Skills relevant for the post with experience of using learning management systems.

Preferred / Desired:

  • Degree level or Postgraduate qualification (CIPD or equivalent) with demonstrable understanding of best practice methodology in the L&D field.
  • Experience within the Aerospace/Engineering sectors with knowledge of quality standards and training needs within a safety critical engineering environment.
  • Experience of mapping training solutions to recognised compliance and industry standards.
  • Hands-on experience delivering training.

Successful Candidates will need to apply for BPSS.