01 Apr 2019

Technical Training Manager

We are looking to employ a Manager for the academy that will predominantly deliver technical training in Security Systems to apprentices and in-house technicians. Any candidate must be a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with a passion for working with young people and experience in installation of intruder, access and video surveillance equipment. You will be expected to be able to work on a one-to-one basis on a variety of tasks as well as with groups of young people.

The Banham Academy is part of the Banham Group of companies and has been formed to meet the training and development needs of its employees and clients and aims to provide high-quality apprenticeships for the Security Systems Sector. We are directly funded by the ESFA for the delivery of apprenticeships.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities (include but are not limited to;)

  • Provide general support to the Operations Director of Banham Academy to ensure that development goals are achieved
  • Training and supporting apprentices to meet the new Level 3 Standard
  • Develop learning materials to support on the job training
  • Create and promote commercial training modules to the sector
  • Undertake observations of apprentices in the workplace
  • Classroom delivery of security systems training
  • Support apprentices completing online technical qualifications
  • Contribute to the management of sub-contract agreements ensuring a high level of quality compliance
  • Comply with the quality assurance procedures for the academy
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents including learner documentation to meet Ofsted requirements within specified time parameters
  • Manage and maintain clear and functional record-keeping systems and databases as required while maintaining the integrity of secure filing and archiving systems
  • Assist with the smooth running of the training academy by dealing with general enquiries and maintaining shared resources
  • Liaise and meet with the heads of Banham operational departments to ensure their training needs are met
  • Monitor, screen, respond to and distribute incoming communications
  • Attend industry events and meetings to raise the profile of the academy
  • Be responsible for maintaining the presentation of the academy building
  • Ensure that training equipment is maintained (e.g. photocopier, telephones, laptops, computers) and liaise with necessary people if repairs or changes are needed
  • Arrange and co-ordinate meetings and events and be responsible for managing the academy room booking system
  • Liaise and interact with external clients and outside agencies such as the Princes Trust
  • Provide Initial Advice, Guidance and careers advice to all learners
  • Assist with recruitment of future talent by attending careers events
  • Liaise with internal staff at all levels and ensure employer engagement and liaison to grow the apprenticeship scheme
  • Record, transcribe and distribute minutes of meetings
  • Co-ordinate project-based work
  • Supervise, coach and train variety of staff and trainees/apprentices

Education and Experience

  • Technical experience installing security systems
  • Some training experience desirable but not essential as full training will be provided
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of relevant software such as MS Office Suite

Key Competencies

  • Willing to learn and develop new skills
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Time management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Initiative
  • Confidentiality
  • Team member
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adaptability
  • Ability to multi-task
  • IT literate
  • Passion to learn and develop
  • Positive and flexible 'can do' attitude to new ideas and change
  • Comfortable working under pressure in a busy environment

To apply for this position please send your CV, Covering Letter and salary expectations to [email protected] stating which position you are applying for. Your Covering Letter must state why you would like to work for Banham and why you think your experience is relevant to the role.

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