Equate Training and Development Manager

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£32,816 - £39,152 (grade 5)
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Monday, 25 November 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date :25/11/2019
Salary: £32,816 - £39,152 (grade 5)
Package: plus excellent benefits

Job description

We are looking for a Training and Development Manager to join our team. Equate Scotland is the national expert organisation on women's under-representation in science, engineering, technology and the built environment. We are hosted by and partner with Edinburgh Napier University.

We are based in the heart of Edinburgh city centre in the Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart campus. We work with industry, academia, the Scottish Government and public bodies to make tangible and sustainable change, enabling more women to study and work in these key sectors. You can find out more information about us here.

We believe in creating an inclusive and enjoyable place of work and are therefore happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. You will be joining a proactive team, dedicated to the cause of women's social and economic equality.

The role

The role is central to our employer and academic stakeholder engagement to support them to implement gender equality initiatives and culture change methods. This role is responsible for the management of our career services for women and has lead responsibility to meet funding objectives within budget and meet income generation targets.

This role is ideal for someone with a proven track record on organisational/strategic development and who has significant experience in training design and delivery. Ideally the candidate will also have line management experience.

Who we are looking for

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Significant experience in training workshop design and delivery
  • Experience of delivering advice and consultancy to develop organisational strategies and policies
  • Experience of stakeholder manager
  • Experience of budget management and funder reporting
  • Attention to detail 
  • Excellent team working
  • Ability to work to deadlines and use initiative.  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

If this opportunity sounds of interest, please click here to read the full role profile/description.

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Salary: GBP 32,816 - GBP 39,152 (Grade 5) 

Additional information

  • Application closing date: Monday 25th November 2019 (Midnight GMT)
  • Interviews: Wednesday 4th December 2019

To apply, please complete our online application form and attach an up to date copy of your CV

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and hold Disability Confident, Career Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here