Training Manager

Reports to: Director, Sustainability & Risk Management
(with dotted line reporting to the HR Manager)

Purpose of the Role

To help shape and develop the company’s internal training and development policies and resources, guiding departments in identifying and implementing opportunities and methods for developing staff, teams and systems.

Duties Include

  • Develop an in depth understanding of the varying training and development requirements across the equipment rental and studio management platforms.
  • Audit existing training matrices and task-based training logs, to develop robust record and attendance records.
  • Review existing and future materials for improvements or adaptations that could be made regarding diversity and inclusion training.
  • Review existing learning platforms and research the market for IT based learning platforms capable of migrating existing and future training requirements, to include record keeping and scheduling capabilities.
  • Consider and recommend a broad range of delivery methods such as e-learning, peer to peer documented assessment, Train the Trainer, external providers etc.
  • Work with HR to develop an efficient onboarding induction process suitable for diverse areas of business activity.
  • Work with department leads to identify base line training requirements and review existing delivery and record keeping. Working towards harmonisation across the business.
  • Work with Department leads on identifying development frameworks for staff to motivate and promote career development within the company and industry.
  • Working with the Director of Sustainability & Risk Management identify the business compliance issues related to training and development.
  • Help develop a budgetary process to allow the business to measure the spend on training and development against targets and ambitions.
  • Research and keep abreast of training providers and solutions outside of the business that can fulfil training objectives, including any available funding and bursary options.
  • Develop and monitor administrative processes for scheduling, attendance, and learning outcomes, for use either by the HR and training teams or by department administrators.
  • Work with the Director of Sustainability, Marketing Director, and others to encourage learning and development campaigns around sustainability, security and health and safety issues.
  • Participate in the wider industry engagement for industry skills development through the sector skills council and other local partners.
  • Work with industry partners to collaborate on new projects and opportunities.
  • Understand and advise on appropriate national and industry accreditation standards.
  • Assist in the promotion of company training initiatives and opportunities, both internally and externally at community engagement events, colleges etc.

Person specification

  • Must have a learning and development background with experience of identifying, developing and implementing training programmes/solutions.
  • Strong working knowledge of various training methods including coaching, workshops, classroom training, mentoring and e-learning programmes.
  • Experience of working with the onboarding function of a business to enhance induction training delivery.
  • Experience and confidence in delivering training sessions.
  • Ability to work under pressure to rapidly changing deadlines.
  • Organised and self-motivated, with a willingness to take ownership of their area of expertise.
  • Ability and confidence to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with colleagues at all levels across the business.
  • Ability to learn a range of software applications.
  • Must be IT literate with a good understanding of Microsoft Office programmes.
  • Ability to act as an ambassador for the business to industry colleagues and partner organisations
  • Must be available to collaborate with colleagues in North American time zones on occasion.



Please note that we are only able to accept submissions that follow the correct application procedure.