Electrical & Renewable Skills Lead
Dumfries | £40,810 per year Pro Rata | 21 hours per week | Fixed Term 12 months
Closing Date 14th April 2023
Ø Hybrid working an option
Ø Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
Ø Up to 45 days annual leave Pro Rata (including bank holidays and college closure dates)
Ø Opportunities for career progression and personal development
Ø Access a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits inc. Cycle to Work, Bike Shop, Home & Electronics Lifestyle Saves and Employee Assistance Programme.
What’s the Job?
We’re looking for a motivated and innovative individual to join our Commercial Training team to become our Electrical and Renewable Skills Lead. This new role will develop and deliver new and existing courses for the electrical and renewable sectors. In addition to this, the role holder will also engage with our local and national employers. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team and influence the expansion of this provision to support the development of local and national businesses as the sector changes to meet the new demands for renewable technologies.
The Commercial Development and Delivery Team are responsible for delivering a variety of professional qualifications, including certificated and bespoke courses, in a College that aims to be one step ahead.
Who we’re looking for
We’re looking for someone to take the lead on development and delivery of Electrical and Renewable qualifications. This person will require a background in electrical and renewable technologies, hold appropriate professional certification and ideally have experience of delivering training, either certification or company specific. While representing the College, you will offer high quality customer service in all you do.
We are looking for a professional and creative team player, an individual who understands commercial course delivery, who knows how to get things done.
To succeed in the role, you will have some or all of the following:
· You will be educated to SCQF Level 8 or have relevant skills and experience in the Electrical Industry
· Experience of working in the renewables sector is essential
· Experience of delivering certificated training is desirable
· Good/ Excellent skills in project management, organisational skills and partnership working
· Strong customer service/ organisation/ teamworking/ relationship building skills.
· Good/ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
· Experience using MS Office, in particular outlook, word, excel and powerpoint
· This post is required to be based on the Dumfries Campus, with some homeworking possible
Who we are
Dumfries and Galloway College the biggest provider of education and training in the south of Scotland. We’re a further and higher education college and a leading voice in green skills development to help tackle climate change. We’re also the small institution winner of the UK and Ireland’s Sustainability Institution of the Year award for 2020.
With campuses in Dumfries and Stranraer, we are one of the main employers in the region, employing a few hundred staff in roles intended to help attract, retain and deliver for our learners.
We strive to equip all members of our college community with the skills, knowledge, and practical experience they need to get ahead, whether that’s moving further into education or going onto employment.
How to apply
If you are interested, please complete the online application form via the Dumfries and Galloway College website by the closing date indicated below.
For further information, please contact Alison Jardine, Commercial Training Development and Delivery Manager (see website for contact details)
Closing Date: 14th April 2023
What happens next
Interviews for successful applicants will be held in week commencing 24th April at our Dumfries Campus
What else you need to know
If you’re invited for interview, you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK.
If you’re successful in securing the role, your employment will be conditional on the college receiving two satisfactory references and background checks.
We also require all members of staff to either already be or be willing to become a member of The Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) membership scheme, which is managed and delivered by Disclosure Scotland.
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