Deputy Technical Training Manager

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Service Delivery

Career area:
Service Delivery

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We are looking for a Deputy Technical Training Manager to join us to work at the Scratchwood Depot.

Role Purpose:

  • To learn the role of the Technical Training Manager;
  • To manage and support coordination of all technical training and development activities;
  • To lead the technical training team and drive operational excellence;
  • To drive improvement opportunities for the provisioning of technical training including optimisation of CPS technology based learning and other LMS platforms;
  • To work with senior stakeholders to ensure that the workforce have the technical competence in line with HSE, Highways Agency, Construction industry and parent company requirements;
  • To develop accurate management information against KPIs and budgetary requirements.

What you’ll be doing

As a Deputy Technical Training Manager you will:

  • Ensuring compliance with all technical training requirements across CPS;
  • Providing accurate MI for managers against agreed KPIs;
  • Management of the training budget maximising efficiencies;
  • Responsible for the safe keeping and maintenance of a range of training aids, tools, documents, plant equipment, etc;
  • Develop and deliver a digital learning strategy for the organisation;
  • Utilise, where appropriate, parent company resources for internal/external training;
  • Management of service levels with external training resources;
  • Live the Connect Plus Services Values;
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm;
  • Support the delivery of the business Sustainability activities.

Who we’re looking for

Personal Qualities and Experience:

The following qualities/experience are essential:
  • Extensive experience in training requirements for Construction / Highways / Utilities sector experience;
  • Strategic planning ability to link development requirements to business performance;
  • A track record in delivering training projects and initiatives in a complex environment;
  • Experience of Training databases and developing interfaces with other IT platforms;
  • Record of leading training interventions with proven ROI against key business metrics;
  • Ability to adapt to constant changing demands positively and effectively;
  • Commercial orientation and budget / financial knowledge;
  • Inspirational leader of remote teams;
  • Internal/external stakeholder and client management;
  • Excellent communication skills, with the interpersonal skills to interact and influence at all levels, be passionate about developing people and be driven to achieve success;
  • Track record / knowledge of fleet and plant training
The following qualities/experience are desirable:
  • Experience of introduction and development of digital development solutions;
  • Procurement of training services;
  • Professional vocational qualification level 5 upward;
  • Lean /Six Sigma qualification.