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Training and Education Lead

NFP People
Greater London (Hybrid)
London, Greater London
£19,000 for 8 months (pro rated from £28.5k)
Contract (8 months fixed term contract)
Job description

Training and Education Lead

Position: Training and Education Lead: Parental Cover (8 months)

Location: London/Hybrid

Salary: £19,000 for 8 months (pro rated from £28.5k)

Hours: Full-time

Contract: Fixed term 8 months

Benefits: Pension; up to 26 days holidays (plus an additional two days at Christmas for office closure); training and development opportunities; contribution to further studies and study leave allowance

We reserve the right to close the role early should a suitable candidate be found before this date. Applicants are required to submit a current CV and cover letter.

About the role:

This role is for an events person who can support our training and development courses. These courses are delivered either face-to-face or hybrid and are often delivered by a team of the organisation’s members. We use tools such as WebEx, MS Teams and Slido to support the delivery. There is an agreed schedule for the rest of 2024 for our public (open) training plus some bespoke, in-house training to be agreed upon with clients. There will also be additional in-house training to be secured for the remainder of 2024 and the first part of 2025.

The role holder will work within our professional development team, headed up by the director of professional development. They will report directly to the director and work alongside other team members to deliver an effective apprenticeship programme.

Our working pattern is hybrid, with attendance in the office expected for three days per week, including every Wednesday. You may also be expected to attend events across the UK and overseas.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers to meet the agreed requirements and budget, liaising with the DPD as required.
  • Organise and attend volunteer Working Party meetings as required.
  • Working with the volunteers, external suppliers and DPD, ensure all requirements are clearly defined, appropriate and in place for the course to be delivered.
  • Liaise with suppliers and contributors to deliver and sign off the online activity.
  • Work with the DPD and others to identify potential speakers.
  • Support the DPD to negotiate and agree contracts with speakers.
  • Work with clients and speakers to agree on delivery dates.
  • Process bookings via iMIS, including sending confirmations to delegates.
  • Respond to queries from potential delegates and their employers.
  • Support current delegates with queries on their programme and progress.
  • Work with the DPD and Financial Controller to put together the draft budget for specific events, bursary scheme, or online development activities.
  • Supply up-to-date information on the bursary holder’s progress and course uptake to inform budgetary, marketing, and other management decisions.

About you:

To be successful in this role, you will need experience managing events (face to face and hybrid) including liaising with speakers and managing the technology. You will be able to work with colleagues to identify and contact potential speakers. You will also be able to manage the budget for the course delivery. To be successful at the organisation, you will need to be able to work in a small team, be flexible in accommodating changing priorities and thrive in an ever-changing environment.

You will also bring with you the following skills and experience:

  • A qualification or experience in event management including online and bespoke courses.
  • Strong planning and prioritisation skills with the ability to multitask.
  • Excellent oral and written English.
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills including record-keeping and attention to detail.
  • Excellent Customer Service skills.

  • Basic financial awareness and understanding for example working to a budget and controlling costs.
  • General IT skills including MS Office (e.g. Word mail merges and Excel reporting).
  • An aptitude to learn new software/portals and experience with customer databases such as iMIS, webinars and eLearning platforms will be an advantage.

How to apply:

Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter explaining why this role is of interest and setting out details of your current/most recent position, including a brief description of your duties and responsibilities, start date, current salary and notice period. You should also send in a CV with details of your educational and professional qualifications and employment history, giving details of your responsibilities and the experience gained.

You must indicate in your cover letter how you adhere to the criteria set out in the specific duties and responsibilities of the post and competency specification, referring to evidence presented in the curriculum vitae.

About the organisation:

The employer is a not-for-profit association with stunning offices near Canary Wharf in London. With a strong membership in over 60 countries, drawn from the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory agencies, and support services, they support regulatory professionals to deliver better, safer healthcare for patients.  They offer an extensive range of regulatory affairs education and professional development, both for members and the wider regulatory community, in human medicines, vaccines, diagnostics, medical devices and veterinary sectors.

They are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their gender, race, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

Other roles you may have experience in could include Events Management, Events Supervisor, Meeting and Events Manager, Education Lead, Training Lead, Education and Training Manager, Training and Education Manager, Resource and Evaluation Manager, Training Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Impact Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation Learning Specialist etc.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.

Posted on: 15 April 2024
Closed date: 13 May 2024 at 23:30
Job ref: 5891
Tags: Training, Marketing, Operations