Head of Training

  • Full Time
  • London
  • Salary: £60,000-70,000

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Job Seniority: Head of Department
Job Function: CPD/Training

Head of Training

Trade Association – Membership Body
City of London working from home during covid-19 period
Basic Salary £60,000-£70,000 dependant on experience PLUS benefits including Holiday 20 Days rising to 25 days year on year, Pension 5% matched contribution, Private Health Insurance cover, Dental Insurance cover, Bi annual medical check-up, Interest-free season ticket loan.

Full Time, Initial 12 Month Contract


My client a leading and long-established trade association, membership body based in the City of London is currently looking for a Head of Training. The role will be to work at their Central London offices initially working from home during Covid-19 period.


The Role


An exciting opportunity has arisen to set up and develop a dedicated Training Academy for the trade association. The Training Academy will deliver online training and CPD courses for industry specific professionals of all ages and experience that will enhance the associations brand and reputation and establish the association as the go to provider of online training for the profession.

The Training Academy will operate alongside the associations established programme of courses and conferences currently delivered through our Education committees.

Whilst this role is initially for a period of 12 months, it is anticipated that the Training Academy will become established generating sufficient funds to extend the role beyond this period


Key Responsibilities


Establish the foundation for the training academy to deliver CPD training in the long term.

Develop effective relationships with training managers in key member firms and other relevant stakeholders to ensure that the market demand for training courses is understood and met

Be responsible for developing and implementing a training programme with courses aimed at all levels of experience and specialism

Help shape and drive a connected marketing strategy to drive take up by members of the online training and other content

Be responsible for website content relevant to the Training Academy

Explore the design and delivery of bespoke educational packages or modules for member practices, government agencies and other external organisations

Generate a significant contribution from the delivery of Training Academy courses

Be responsible for the management and development of the Training Support Executive

The Person

This is a stand alone role however it will involve working closely with the Technical and Education Director, stakeholders and partners.

We are looking for someone who has experience of working within the profession, with a technical understanding of the key issues, who can design and develop relevant CPD courses.

Experience of CPD/education programme design would be an advantage.

The ability to work with a wide range of external and internal stakeholders, building and maintaining positive professional relationships with others is required. A strong customer focus is essential.

A confident attitude, willingness to learn and enthusiasm to take on new skills as needed is essential. You will need to demonstrate professional curiosity and an enthusiasm for generating and owning new tasks and areas of work.

Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential, with an eye for detail and the ability to obtain, analyse and present information in a user-friendly manner, adapting content for different audiences.

The ability to set budgets, agree targets and meet them is essential.

If you are self-motivated, efficient and well-organised, with the ability to work to tight deadlines and on simultaneous projects, then this is the ideal opportunity for you.

To apply please send your CV.


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