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Lead Trainer Weapons


Lyneham, Swindon, GB, SN15 4PZ

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:                     Lead Trainer

Location:                     Swindon, Wiltshire

Compensation:            £42,251.00 + Benefits

Role Type:                   Full time / Permanent

Role ID:                       SF


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Lead Trainer at our MOD Lyneham site.


The role

As a Lead Trainer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You will lead the people in the Weapons Department to get the best out of them and support them to deliver training to the standards in accordance EMTC2 and Authority local instructions.


Day to day, you’ll Ensure compliance with Babcock Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), adhering to relevant responsibilities and accountabilities. Guaranteeing all employees under your jurisdiction comply with Babcock SOPs

Collate reports, performance data and other material as required to support the TOM.

  • Responsible for Line Management (LM) support and guidance to staff to maximise individual development relevant to their business role.

  • Manage staff performance using available tools by the means of appraisals, disciplinary procedures and implementation of developmental measures to address any performance issues

  • Ensure open lines of communication are maintained with staff, TOM and SL.

  • Manage your HR responsibilities for your staff ensuring that Timesheets, Absence (planned and unplanned), Sickness, Return to Work, Recruitment, Probation and Discipline procedures are followed. 

  • Ensure training, in accordance with the approved Course Training Package (CTP), is delivered to trainees as scheduled by Training Planning.

  • Review course content to ensure it is current and evolves to support advances in techniques and technologies the using most appropriate teaching aids. Notify any identified shortcomings to Course Design and provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) input to assist in the preparation of relevant training material.


This role is full time and will be based at out MOD Lyneham site.



Essential experience of the Lead Trainer:

  • Demonstration of strong performance at managerial level.

  • Sound knowledge of HSE and Quality procedures

  • Sound understanding of commercial, contractual and financial matters


Qualifications for the Lead Trainer 

  • C&G level 3 or above


The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance

  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance

  • Employee share scheme

  • Employee shopping savings portal

  • Payment of Professional Fees

  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave

  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement

  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity



Babcock International

For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date:   01/04/2024

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