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VACANCY: Training and Development Manager

We are looking to appoint an experienced Training and Development Manager to take a lead role in the successful delivery of essential training activities and initiatives for the UK City of Culture 2021 – City Host Scheme (Coventry). This is an exciting opportunity for someone to showcase their skills and talent by designing and implementing effective training programmes and workshops for up to 5000 volunteers!

UK City of Culture 2021  - 12 months fixed term contract

Salary £32,823 pa

We are looking to appoint an experienced Training and Development Manager to take a lead role in the successful delivery of essential training activities and initiatives for the UK City of Culture 2021 – City Host Scheme (Coventry).  This is an exciting opportunity for someone to showcase their skills and talent by designing and implementing effective training programmes and workshops for up to 5000 volunteers!

You will be collaborating with key partners and stakeholders in meeting expectations, overseeing the training strategy and assessing outcomes. The successful applicant will project lead training and development events, overseeing all training programmes, including but not limited to face to face, online skill development and leadership.

We are looking for someone with significant experience of training delivery, gained within a commercial environment combined with a track record of managing successful online training programme and project delivery. Candidates will be educated to degree level or have equivalent industry experience and hold a training qualification or relevant CPD. You will need to be creative and innovative self-starter with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.

This post is temporary for 12 months, working full-time 37.5 hours per week. There is potential for this role to become permanent, subject to successful performance in post.  A flexible approach to working hours is required as the role will involve regular weekend and evening work.

Coventry is a diverse, modern city which is re-imagining the role culture can play in bringing people together. Coventry is a city of welcome, a city of activists and pioneers, a city of peace and reconciliation, a city of innovation and invention, a City of Culture. This is your opportunity to be part of telling the story of the city that moves.

We are especially keen to encourage expressions of interest from people currently under-represented within the organisation, these include but are not limited to those from the LGBT+ community, people with disabilities, and those from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background.

Candidates with a disability will be guaranteed an interview, providing they meet all the essential requirements of the post.

Applications Close:  Monday, 10th May 2021.  Please note CVs will not be accepted.  

Please note that CUSU reserve the right to close the advert before the advertised closing date should we receive a sufficient response.  Therefore, please complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.   

Click here to view the job description and person specification.

Use the following link to download and submit your application Download and Submit Application

CUSU is an equal opportunities employer and is actively committed to promoting equality and diversity, and expects all staff, students and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you have any queries, please contact cusupersonnel.su@coventry.ac.uk

 

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