Apprentice Development Manager

Posting Date: 11 September 2019

Location: Plymouth, Devon, GB, PL1 4SG

Company: Babcock

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Apprentice Development Manager
Devonport, Plymouth
REF: SF27285
Salary: £ 32,245.00

About the role

Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit an Apprentice Development Manager.

The primary purpose of the role is to assess the competence of apprentices and adult trainees against the approved apprenticeship framework or standard and to be the apprentice’s reviewing manager.

  • Arranging suitable work placements
  • Monitoring progress towards targets
  • Assessing on the job and knowledge competence
  • Liaison with colleges and awarding organisations
  • Apprentice disciplinary management
  • Apprentice attendance management
  • Assisting with the recruitment and selection of future apprentices
    What do I need to do the role?
    To be successful in role, you’ll need substantial experience in a marine engineering environment and having previous experience of mentoring apprentices and NVQ Assessments would be a great advantage. You’ll also need:
  • Working knowledge of MS applications, ie Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills, together with the ability to work in a professional and confident manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team, be flexible and have a background of working in team environments
  • Be able to work on own initiative
  • Motivated to deliver a professional service at all times
    In addition to this you’ll need to:
  • Have completed a recognised Constructive, Metal Fabrication or Sheet Metal biased trade apprenticeship.
  • Have good knowledge of welding techniques is also desirable.  
  • Possess a sound understanding of the engineering practices and standards required in the marine industry.
  • Ideally be a qualified NVQ assessor although training will be provided if required.
  • If not already held a NVQ L3 in Advice & Guidance will need to be completed as part of the training for this role.

    What else do I need to know?
  • The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.

    About Babcock International
    For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
    We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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    We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 
    If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

    Armed Forces Covenant
    We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.

    Closing date: 25/09/2019
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