Training Centre Manager

04 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Training Centre Manager MEAR51390 Brentwood £35,000 Mears Learning is the new dedicated training arm of Mears Group. It aims to increase the skills of colleagues along with creating a range of employment and training opportunities within the communities we serve. Mears Learning has two training academies in Rotherham and Brentwood - serving both the north and south respectively. This enables us to help reduce the skills shortage in the sector, encourage more women into trades-based employment, remove the stigma attached to apprenticeships while increasing the skills of our own workforce. Joining us as a Training Centre Manager in Brentwood, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the training centre. This includes, reception, catering, coordinating courses with branch managers and trainers, procurement and logistics. You will communicate effectively with branches and trainers to schedule induction and training activities and, if necessary, be able to deliver elements of the induction programme with minimum time for preparation. You will procure and receive the necessary tools and equipment necessary for all new members of staff and for the centre to operate as well as negotiating with internal and external suppliers as required. In addition, you will produce detailed programmes for events (e.g timelines, staffing, resources, plan room layout) and will organise facilities for delivery of vans, stocks traffic control, security, first aid, booking of hotels and assisting with travel arrangements. Furthermore, the successful candidate must be able to establish and maintain quality systems and procedures for all training programmes to ensure that the academy meets all requirements of Governing Bodies. Ensuring procedures and updates are maintained as per Governing bodies, SFA and company policies, you will also carry out effective communications with Governing bodies & manage External Verification visits. In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you have experience of coordinating people and resources against set timelines along with experience of working within a business or commercial environment. Previous experience of presenting to a wide variety of groups and audiences is also essential along with a valid full UK driving licence. Here at Mears Group our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve. We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives and our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with employees, clients, tenants, customers, their families and the wider community. With staff of all ages and walks of life, a job with Mears has a rewarding impact on the lives of others and your own life. With offices across the UK, a job at Mears could be just around the corner. Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including - Training and development - Mears Advantage - Allowing you to save money on everything from weekly groceries, to your annual family holiday - Mears Assist - A confidential hotline open to all colleagues, providing support on a wide range of personal and work-related issues. - Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Mears are rewarded for their service. - Share Save as you Earn scheme - Buy shares within the business for three years, at a reduced price. Share in our success - Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support Mears Group PLC and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.