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Learning and Development Specialist

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
Reading, England
£34400 - £42000 per annum
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

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Engineering / Manufacturing
Contract Type
Full Time
HR Jobs Level
Specialist Area
Learning and Development
CIPD Membership
Non CIPD member

Job Details

We are currently looking for a highly motivated and experienced Learning and Development Facilitator to join our People Development team. The candidate will help to deliver core learning curriculum including the weekly new starter induction, mentoring, insights and AWE's Management Development Programme with a key focus on improving human / people skills. This will involve both onsite and offsite face to face training, as well as some virtual delivery for all employees within the business.

Location: Reading/Basingstoke area

Salary: £34,400 - £42,000 (dependent on your suitability and level of experience)

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

* Generous holiday entitlement 270 hours a year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) plus every other Friday off
* Flexible working hours
* Salary sacrifice scheme
* Market leading contributory pension scheme
* AWE Life Insurance
* Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

What will you be required to do?

* Deliver AWE core curriculum, from induction of new employees to Line Managers to Senior Leaders
* Designing new learning interventions
* Working on projects to deliver new learning initiatives across the business
* Provide ongoing analysis of training
* Collate, compile and report on training assessment results, training attendance and other training data.
* Ensure training courses are loaded into Learning Management System and kept up to date with any changes. Implement improvements where identified
* Work with stakeholders to understand our development needs within the business to help deliver our mission
* Work on projects across wider HR when required

Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

* Excellent facilitation skills
* Experience delivering human/ people skills development
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills and dealing with multiple stakeholders
* Good organisation skills and ability to manage own schedule
* Problem Solving
* Great attention to detail
* Experience of delivering training and managing a classroom environment
* Experience of working with schedules and deadlines

This job role is suitable for hybrid working, which is an informal, non-contractual and voluntary arrangement, blending a balance of attendance in the workplace (your permanent duty station) and working from home as a personal choice. If you are successful, any opportunities for hybrid working will be discussed with you prior to you taking up your post.

The successful candidate is required to carry out all their duties from a UK location and cannot do so from an overseas location at any time.

All candidates must be willing and able to apply for and maintain the correct security clearance for this role.




Our role in keeping the nation safe is to manufacture, maintain and develop the warheads for Trident, the UK’s ultimate deterrent, and use our unique skills and expertise to support nuclear threat reduction.

We believe that talent is talent – no matter what a person’s gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or social background.

Whether you're an engineer, a scientist, a mechanic or a business professional. Whatever stage you’re at in your career, we’re always looking for high quality candidates.


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