Standards Development Manager

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Management, Department Head, Work Based Learning
North West England
Warrington, Other Cheshire
£45,000 to £48,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Bonus + Benefits
GPRS Recruitment
Job Ref:

Standards Development Manager - Warrington based (with Nationwide Travel) - £45k - £48k (DOE & Qualifications) + Bonus / 28 days + bank, healthcare, life insurance, pensions + other benefits

The Role: Standards Development Manager

• This exciting role is calling for an Apprenticeship Standard Development professional with a strong eye for detail, to join this private training provider in managing the maintenance and development of Apprenticeship Standards, National Occupational Standards (NOS), qualifications and framework.
• Each day will be varied, whilst operating from the North West, nationwide travel will be needed, and you will also play a key part in developing occupational maps for the industries to facilitate standards development.
• This role will include intelligent research in order to be kept updated on industry changes and trends, to develop products including New Apprenticeship / Occupational Standards, training standards, courses and qualifications as required.
• You will be able to work well on your own initiative and be confident in being a key contact for stakeholders (including funding and awarding bodies, employers, EPA organisations along with industry professionals) acting as a strategic support by facilitating trailblazer groups.

Essential Requirements: Standards Development Manager

• Must have experience of Apprenticeships and Apprenticeship Standard Development including at higher levels alongside assessment systems/processes (especially around new standards)
• Have a good understanding of the National Occupational Standards, new apprenticeship reforms, qualification funding systems
• Have the ability to work at high levels with employers and stakeholder (including government departments) and be able to analyse and interpret and research data, providing recommendations
• A proactive approach to work, including keeping up to date with industry trends and consistently looking to the future

Desirables: Standards Development Manager

• Experience in a skills development role in a science based industry - particularly higher levels

The Employer: Standards Development Manager

• This long-standing and established specialist provider that is continuing to develop and organically grow. Extremely unique provider within the qualifications in which they deliver, with a particular expertise around STEM, providing these specialist companies with their skills and talent needs. They are committed to not only inspiring the next generation of industry professionals but also dedicated to upskilling/reskilling the current workforce. They put a real emphasis on the development of their own staff having been awarded the Investors in People accreditation, and are continually looking for passionate and enthusiastic experts to join their team.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. GPRS Recruitment whose registered address is 4-7 Gaolgate Street, Stafford ST16 2BG UK confirm that our client has instructed us that the position advertised herein is of a permanent nature. Due to the high number of applications which we regularly receive, regrettably, we only respond to successful candidates. If you haven't heard from us within 7 days then please assume that you have not been selected on this occasion, but don't worry. We'll retain your details with the intention of keeping you informed of other suitable opportunities that may arise.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
GPRS Recruitment
Tel: 01785430502
Fax: 01785 222341
Contact: Natasha Wootton

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