To manage the delivery of engineering and manufacturing apprenticeship provision at DCG including line management of delivery staff and day to day operational support to apprentices, staff and employer stakeholders.
Support the implementation and project management of employer contracts ensuring this is based on market need and drives effective partnerships with employers in order to meet their current and future skills needs
Provide clear communication and adaptive management of progress and emerging issues ensuring effective skills solutions are established and lasting relations maintained
Management of relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external)
Demonstrate high levels of professional practice, inspiring, motivating and influencing your team and providing knowledgeable and innovative leadership
Manage the recruitment, induction, development and performance management of your team ensuring that individuals are engaged, high performers
Manage and develop your team to deliver efficient and high-quality apprenticeship and employer facing programmes
Manage and work collaboratively with your Team / Contracted Employer Partnership staff and those in support roles, to ensure that the learner has a good learning experience and makes a successful transition
Ensure that the Team provide regular support and guidance to learners and provide detailed written feedback on progress to the learner and line manager at every visit.
To develop and manage effective training, assessment, monitoring and feedback planning for the sector.
To manage and monitor your Team's caseload and other KPIs on a monthly basis.
To monitor the completion and quality of performance across programmes including ensuring your Team provide regular support and guidance to learners and provide detailed written feedback on progress to the learner and line manager at every visit.
To manage and work collaboratively with your Team and those in support roles, to ensure efficient cohesive teamwork to achieve national, local and College KPIs etc.
To inspire your Team to identify improvements by sharing ideas and increasing their knowledge / awareness of cross College strategies to achieve teaching and learning excellence and meet industry standards.
To manage, establish and maintain effective leadership and communication with your team, the Contracted Employer Partnerships and the College's associated organisations to manage, and be ultimately responsible, for the resolution of employer and learner issues and concerns
In-depth understanding of employers' and sectors' skills needs and priorities
Knowledge of market analysis, customer analysis and competitor analysis
Good understanding of the ESFA funding methodology
Awareness of the Apprenticeship reforms.
Managing teams / projects
Experience of Project managing employer contracts
Evidence of responding positively and rapidly to changing environments/situations
Must have basic IT user/computer skills
Excellent organisational and communication skills at all levels
Excellent personal/professional presentation
High level of interpersonal skills
Ability to manage time effectively
Able to work as an effective team member
To prioritise and make decisions
To use initiative and be highly flexible/adaptable
Highly self-motivated and able to motivate/inspire confidence in others
Proven track record of achieving targets
Management of external contracts
Training / assessment experience.
Relevant industry experience
Management Qualification or willingness to work towards
Assessor and Internal Verification awards (TDLB D32, D33 and D34 / A1 V1 / TAQA
Teaching qualification or willingness to work towards
Level 2 English
Level 2 Maths
Level 2 ICT or equivalent
In return you will receive a salary £38,000 - £40,000 + Benefits.
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