Senior Training and Curriculum Manager

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Tutor / Trainer, Management
Yorkshire & Humberside
£35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Coyne Recruitment Limited
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My client are looking to recruit a Senior Training and Curriculum Manager to be responsible for the successful design and delivery of industry relevant training and development programmes which meet learner and employer needs in line with specific funding and quality standards and the financial targets of the delivery team.
Where appropriate to also have own learner caseload and act as the Lead IQA for the area.


• Assist in the development of individual service area plans
• Develop detailed delivery plans and timetables which deliver agreed targets
• Review MI and agree and implement any corrective plans necessary

Business Development and Marketing

• Develop productive relationships with key partners to inform competitive curriculum and to identify market opportunities
• Evaluate and analyse learner, employer and staff feedback to inform curriculum offer so that it is competitive in the market meeting learner and employer needs.
• Translate curriculum offer into delivery models which are competitive and attractive to learners and employers in terms of operational practices
• Cooperate and collaborate with colleagues and teams, in agreement with the senior manager, in order to support the effective delivery of own and others’ service plans.
• Account manage key employers and participate in geographical and sector interest groups.
• Contribute to tenders and bids to secure business growth.
• Create and manage Outreach Activities to attract residents.

Leadership and Management

• Recruit staff ensuring that the team has the necessary spread of expertise/qualification and performance culture needed to meet targets.
• Manage delivery teams and staff, ensuring service delivery plans and timetables are adhered to
• Performance manage staff and teams against agreed indicator targets so that targets are met
• Identify staff development needs to meet and exceed minimum professional requirements and to ensure efficient operational practice.
• Embed the organisations culture and lead staff so that the behaviour, attitude and belief contribute to high quality delivery and strong performance against targets
• Incorporate the company’s health and safety and safeguarding arrangements for staff and customers in everything we do.
• Motivate staff to be customer responsive and to identify programme enhancement opportunities
• Management of Training, Resources and Facilities.
• Trouble shooting day to day learner/ operational issues ensuring continuity of service delivery.

Financial Management

• Deliver individual financial plans and the funding mix agreed.
• Implement appropriate systems and procedures to ensure delivery meets all contractual requirements, compliance and quality indicators to reduce risk and maximise return.

Curriculum Development

•Review and develop curriculum which meets funder, learner and employer needs
•Design bespoke pieces of curriculum in partnership with major employers (funded or commercial),
•Ensure that your curriculum area is financially viable and quality-driven
Quality improvement
•Maintain compliance systems to support clean audits from a range of external bodies.
•Utilise appropriate MI to inform quality improvement plans (QIPs) before implementing.
•Implement self assessment processes within the team to inform QIPs before implementing.

Management of self

•Maintain up to date industry knowledge and knowledge of contract and policy development
•Lead and manage by example; acting as an exemplar of delivery.


Depending on the programme managed, the role holder is responsible for;

• Direct line management of between 15-20 members of staff.
• Delivering programmes to large volumes of learners each year


Essential Skills:

• Planning the efficient use of resource to maximize output
• Performance management and development of staff
• Developing relationships with partners and, critically, key industry employers
• Ability to turn learner and industry need into viable curriculum, including bespoke packages and partnership models with key employers

Experience and Knowledge:

• Industry specific knowledge and experience
• Proven track record of funded and/or commercial success, motivating teams to achieve
• Experience of developing and delivering Apprenticeships/Workplace Learning
• Experience of driving quality and contract compliance alongside financial targets
• Funding and awarding body requirements
Personal Style:
• Strong people management skills
• Excellent organisational and time management skills
• Clear focus on the customer and empathy for their needs
• Consultative sales skills including diplomatic negotiation and influencing
• Able to work effectively under pressure and maintain a professional approach
• Takes responsibility for own workload

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Coyne Recruitment Limited
Tel: 0151 294 4431
Contact: Andrew Coyne

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