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Training and CPD Manager - Maternity Cover

National Role
Salary Details:
Up to £43,505 depending on experience.
04 Oct 2020
About the role

We are currently looking for an Training and CPD Manager to cover a 12 month Maternity Contract.

The Training and CPD Manager will oversee the development and implementation of the training and CPD programme for Careers and Employability to enhance employee’s skills, performance, productivity and quality of work; to monitor, evaluate and report on the value and impact of CPD and training. 

The usual place of work can be in any of our Regional Careers Offices but the successful candidate must have access to transport and be prepared to travel based on business need. 

You will have:
-A CIPD, education or relevant degree* qualification (*or equivalent experience)
-An understanding of assessment and verification practices and processes
-Experience of forecasting and managing budgets and finance controls;
-Have a good knowledge of a broad range of training trends, techniques, methods and opportunities
-Experience of measuring the impact of workforce development activities and changing strategies as a result of the findings.
-A strategic and creative thinker with proven experience of working on diverse and wide-ranging workforce development strategies
-Strong management skills demonstrated by evidence of leading high performing teams that contribute to organisational objectives and show resilience in the face of changing priorities.
-Evidence of having operated in a pressurised environment.
-Proven ability to guide and influence others at all levels
-Strong negotiation skills
-Strong report writing and record keeping ability
-Ability to analyse data and produce an optimised strategy based on results
-Highly effective written and verbal communication skills
-Work collaboratively as part of a team
-Excellent organisational and time management skills
-Ability to meet deadlines and achieve targets and implement contingency plans where necessary
-Excellent IT skills – expertise in using MS Office applications, including MS PowerPoint Apply a flexible approach to work activities including travel as required to meet business objectives
-Display an open mind and positive attitude to work and colleagues
-Problem solving and diplomacy
Deadline: Sunday 4th October 2020

Interview Format: Informal phone interview initially and a Teams face-to-face virtual interview.

Start date: mid November ideally

How to apply: To be considered for this vacancy, applicants are required to complete and submit a fully completed application form through our website.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and applicants must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.
About the organisation

Education Development Trust has first-rate credentials in providing services that bridge the gap between education, training and employment. We have been a leading careers service provider in the UK for over 20 years and have a successful track record of managing programmes delivering careers, employment and skills support.
To find out more about the careers service at Education Development Trust, please click here.
Here is a video of our Director of Careers and Employability, Laura Bell, taking about the benefits of working at Education Development Trust.