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National Technical Training Manager

  • Location

    Unknown

  • Sector:

    Facility / Cleaning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Not Specified

  • Job ref:

    REF19357T

  • Published:

    about 8 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-04-11

  • Client:

    Mitie

Job Description

Location is flexible - although travelling will be required to clients sites across the UK, as well as office locations in Hampshire, Nottinghamshire and Glasgow may be necessary from time to time., Job objectives and responsibilities

Come join us! Mitie Landscapes has a new and exciting national technical training manager role, within the operational division.

You will be responsible for training and developing our frontline technicians to ensure they are competent in carrying out their activities.

We are seeking an energetic and valued contributor, who can encourage, motivate and develop our frontline teams through on the job technical training in the field, as well as online training modules.

This role will support the operational teams in 'delivering the exceptional everyday' for our clients.

At Mitie we know that 'our diversity makes us stronger'. We're committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where our people can thrive to be their best every day and are very proud of our rich and diverse culture and backgrounds. We recognise the unique contributions that you can bring and our people and customers thrive when we get this right. Flexible work is a great enabler of a diverse & inclusive workforce, at Mitie we encourage all applications for consideration.

Main Responsibilities

  • To design, develop, implement and evaluate an organisation wide training and development plan;

  • Update the training matrix detailing required modules in support of career development and progression plans;

  • To develop and directly deliver the following internal training, face-to-face and online: + Horticultural modules to upskill current grounds maintenance operatives + Machinery training (such as lawnmowers, strimmers, leaf blowers, brush cutters, winter gritters etc) + Train the Trainer to our team of internal trainer-supervisors

  • Work with L&D HRBP to support the apprenticeship strategy;

  • To have an understanding of e-learning techniques, and where relevant, being involved in the creation and/or delivery of e-learning packages;

  • To review the content of the Mitie LMS to ensure that the training modules contained on the system are appropriate;

  • To ensure that training records are kept up to date and accurately reflect the achievements of all staff, both on the Mitie LMS and Landscapes records system;

  • When planning training to consider the financial budget to ensure an appropriate return on the investment of any training or development programme;

  • To develop and agree an annual training budget and manage training spend within this budget;

  • To assist in solving specific training requirements. e.g. the provision of refresher training;

  • Support in the mobilisation of new contracts through training;

  • Oversee all necessary training administrative processes and paperwork to ensure we are compliant;

  • To undertake the appraisal of training effectiveness - evaluating the success of both individual training and the overall training and development plan.

    Other responsibilities

  • Develop positive working relationships with the Landscapes team and other key stakeholders;

  • Provide advice, guidance and support to Landscapes team where required;

  • Develop and maintain effective working practices with external providers;

  • Manage and promote the health and safety for all in accordance with the H&S policy, taking action to remedy any identified problems and working in a way which minimises risk.,

  • Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times;

  • Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment;

  • Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received;

  • Report any issues or training needs to your Line manager and /or via your divisional incident reporting system;

    Information Security

  • Ensure compliance with Mitie's information security procedures in all activities;

  • Proactively identify and report security risks to your manager;

  • Report actual and suspected security incidents

Candidate Description

  • Knowledge of relevant procedures

  • Level of customer Service

  • Team Player

  • Health and safety awareness and knowledge

  • Communication

    At Mitie we know that 'our diversity makes us stronger'. We're committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where our people can thrive and be their best every day. We are very proud of our rich and diverse culture and backgrounds. Our diversity creates ideas and insights. Everyone at Mitie has a voice and is treated as an equal. We recognise the unique contributions that you can bring and our people and customers thrive when we get this right.,

  • Previous training management and training delivery experience, preferably gained within a commercial landscaping environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint

  • Ability to multi-task, work to deadlines, prioritise under pressure and use own initiative

  • Ability and confidence to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills

  • Team player and process-oriented

  • Flexible and adaptable

  • High level of confidentiality

  • Tact and diplomacy

  • Ability to work accurately, with attention to detail

  • A full UK driving licence

    Desirable:

  • Previous line management experience

  • eLearning authoring tools (Articulate Storyline)

  • Training experience certifications (HND, ND in Horticulture)

Employer Description

Mitie was founded in 1987, Mitie is the UK's leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. Mitie has over 49,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there's no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.

Values: Delivering the exceptional, every day

  • Our purpose: our expertise, care, technology and insight create amazing work environments, helping our customers be exceptional every day.

  • Our promise to our people: a place to work where you can thrive and be your best every day.

  • Our promise to our customers: a trusted partner creating exceptional environments for your customers and people, adding value every day.

  • Our culture - our core values and how we behave:

  1. We are one Mitie: we work as one to deliver a seamless, unrivalled service. We are all in it together, if we can help a customer or colleague in any way, we will. We are one Mitie.
  2. We are built on integrity and trust: integrity and trust are at the heart of all we do. We are the face of company. We treat others as we would like to be treated. We are proud to work for Mitie.
  3. We go the extra mile: whether it's keeping things running smoothly in a safe environment, looking for new ways to do things better or fixing problems, going the extra mile for our colleagues and customers and keeping our promises is in our DNA.
  4. Our diversity makes us stronger: we are very proud of our rich and diverse culture and backgrounds. Our diversity creates ideas and insights. Everyone at Mitie has a voice and is treated as an equal.
  5. Our customers' business, is our business: we are a partner, trusted for our expertise and for putting our customers at the heart of everything we do.