Training Compliance Manager
The Training Compliance Manager is a highly visible role within the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) supporting the Infrastructure Leader to deliver the implementation and management of a Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) for all roles held within the business. The role holder shall ensure the company’s continued compliance to all regulations governing the nuclear industry and Site License Conditions with particular regard to the management, design and delivery of training.
The ideal candidate shall be experienced in the coordination, analysis, design and delivery of training, shall have extensive knowledge of modern training practices, concepts and principles including familiarity with modern training methods and techniques, training design and implementation
Hold the skills and experience to lead the management, analysis, design, coordination and delivery of Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) in line with the NNL Training Policy;
Accountable to the Operations Leader for high level management of SAT within the Business;
Responsible for setting policies and standards for compliance and operational training and develop associated procedures incorporating SAT principles from these;
Act as a role model for safety performance and will be demonstrative in setting priorities for safety;
Responsible for providing assurance that Training Officers are undertaking the analysis, design and development of high quality, effective and efficient training solutions;
Shall be accountable for providing assurance that the day to day administrative tasks required to facilitate the safe and effective delivery of training throughout NNL are being undertaken by the Training Officers;
Responsible for ensuring effective training and assessment in multiple settings in accordance with the standards established in the training and/or assessment materials is being undertaken;
Shall attend any forums, internal or external (e.g. Sellafield Training Managers forum) as required to keep abreast of best practice across the nuclear industry and elsewhere;
Shall be responsible for providing assurance and holding Training Officers to account that the correct management of all documentation and retention of records is being undertaken within their area(s) of responsibility;
Shall provide coaching and mentoring to Instructors, Assessors, Designers and Analysts in the field to support them in ensuring managing and implementation of SAT;
Shall be proactive in seeking opportunities for continuing improvement and in promoting best practice within the team and elsewhere;
Shall liaise and work with the User Access Team in the development of an access model to grow access for external staff, academics and industry experts and maximise facilities utilisation;
Shall proactively promote the job/task/analysis (JTA) process, ensuring that Training Officers spend time ‘on plant’ walking through jobs with Operators where necessary, to develop role competency specifications;
shall be responsible for the portion of the Infrastructure Compliance Operations budget assigned to them by the Infrastructure Leader;
Shall be responsible for undertaking 2nd Level Audits and Task Observations to confirm compliance with the defined process for SAT and check individuals are competent to carry out role requirements;
Shall be responsible for benchmarking NNL’s compliance and operation training against industry best standards;
Shall provide input into the design and implementation of evaluation systems to measure the effectiveness of compliance and operational training;
Shall collate area/facility and company compliance and operational training needs, prioritising those which are deemed to be high risk;
Shall collaborate with Training & Development solutions (HR) and Subject Matter Experts (SME) to source the most appropriate intervention to meet the training need.
The Ideal Candidate
Training professional, educated to degree level (or equivalent), and/or with practical & relevant experience in a training role
Achieved or be working towards appropriate professional membership (e.g. CIPD, TAP)
Holds IOSH Working Safely or equivalent as a minimum qualification.
Qualified training instructor/assessor with excellent coaching and mentoring skills
Extensive knowledge of modern training practices, concepts and principles including familiarity with modern training methods and techniques, training design and implementation.
Experience of coordinating multiple training events within a highly regulated environment.
Experience as a Training Coordinator, Analyst, Designer or Trainer
Proven ability to complete the full Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) cycle (Analysis, Design, Develop, Implementation and Evaluation)
Ability to manage multiple stakeholders both internal and external
Ability to use project management tools and techniques to support the planning, delivery, control and management of training analysis, design, development and implementation projects.
Experience and proficiency in the use of Learning Management Systems, particularly Agresso.
Maintains Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and keeps up to date with best practice through attendance at appropriate conferences (e.g. World of Learning)
Must demonstrate an ability to analyse and interpret complex information from several, sometimes conflicting sources, with a proven problem
About the Company
We play a key role in the UK and global nuclear industry. That means reducing the cost of clean-up and decommissioning, maintaining critical skills and attracting talented new people to the industry. We're the only UK organisation with the skills, facilities and expertise to provide technical support to all aspects of the nuclear industry. What's more, we pride ourselves on offering quality, value and service to every one of our customers.
National Nuclear Laboratory