Senior Trainer

Manchester, England
22 Nov 2018
22 Dec 2018
Peter Guilder
Specialist Area
Learning and Development
HR Jobs Level
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior Trainer to join an award winning B2B consultancy. The firm we're acting on behalf of is a ultra-high growth business-to-business essential services company. Having recently been recommended for Best People Development, this 1000 person firm now require a Senior Trainer to cover a matenity contract. This is a fantastic opportunity for a high-potential and demanding L&D professional to join a progessive and employee focused organisation.

Job Purpose

To provide expert Learning and Development support to stakeholders whilst implementing the core elements of the learning agenda within allocated business areas. Coordinating a team of delivery focused trainers/coaches, the Senior Trainer will be responsible for interventions on business process changes as well as soft skill development, focuses both on new starters and existing employees. Contribute towards the wider HR team's objectives of reducing staff attrition, increasing staff tenure and increasing impact of new team members within their first 3 months.

Desirable Skills & Attributes


* Identify and feedback to the Training Manager any new training requirements highlighted within the allocated business area
* Work with the Training Manager and operational teams to develop a high-level talent plan

Design & Delivery

* Drive continuous improvements of interventions through effective coordination of updates to materials and designing revised content as required
* Oversee the design and delivery of all elements of the 12-week induction plans for allocated business areas, including planned development sessions ensuring these take place whilst minimising any operational impacts
* Ensure training activity strongly links to successful development of skills and performance as specified within the 'Pay Progression' scheme to ensure employees are equipped to move up through progression levels
* Ensure instances of delivery (approx. 60% of role) are varied, practical and engaging for learners and supports the delivery of HR and business objectives
* Work in collaboration with operational managers and the HR team providing guidance and consistency on people development issues
* Observe and promote best practice of policies, procedures and processes
* Contribute to wider L&D projects in line with own CPD priorities

Assessment / Evaluation

* Monitor new-starter progress throughout 12-week induction process, liaising with operational management and others in team to ensure core skill levels are being achieved
* Work with operational teams to gather evidence and metrics against the impact of training interventions
* Use feedback in a constructive and pro-active way to help with the learner's development needs
* Ensure all training outcomes are recorded on the appropriate systems in a timely manner
* Ensure stakeholders are actively managed (up to Department Head level), including regular update meetings, reporting / evaluation of interventions and on-going communication
* Support the Training Manager in coordinating the delivery of training elements of business change projects as necessary

For more information please contact Peter Guilder on 0121 600 7745 or alternatively email

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