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21 Dec 2020

Full-Time SDA Graduate Training and Development Officer

Defence Equipment and Support – Posted by Defence Equipment and Support Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Salary £24,650 – £29,000

Corporate Services offers a challenging and stimulating variety of work in both delivery and support teams. The function utilises the expertise of eight specialisms that collectively enable the operational day-to-day running of the business to ensure that DE&S/SDA delivers its objectives and maintains compliance with the requirements of being part of a Department of State. We cover: Business Support; Comms, Media & Marketing; Infrastructure & Estate Management; Policy Profession; Sales & Disposals; Occupational Health, Safety & Environment; Quality Management; and Security.

The Delivery Manager is responsible for the personal development of circa 45 graduates from their induction into the SDA, day-to-day management throughout their two-year development scheme and culminating in support to their regrade process.


You will manage training schedules, provide support with day-day tasks and liaise with tier one suppliers and 3rd parties

• Support in the design and delivery of planned programmed learning interventions
• Support in the design of E-learning interventions, co-creating content and setting up online correctly
• Act as the point of contact for all matters pertaining to training and delivery in their work area
• Liaise with appropriate stakeholders when piloting and implementing new or enhanced learning interventions
• Consolidate feedback and make recommendation for improvements to learning interventions
• Additional support to the Talent Schemes Manager and wider team as requested

The successful applicant will be responsible for the personal development of graduates through the duration of the programme

What you will be assessed against

To be found successful you must demonstrate the following essential criteria:

• A background working with/supporting the professional development of graduates/student placements
• Extensive experience working with internal and external stakeholders and 3rd parties
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong team working skills and a collaborative approach to learning

It would benefit your application should be able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria:

• Accredited as an instructor/trainer by recognised external awarding bodies i.e. CIPD or willing to commit to completing

If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following technical competencies:

• Learning & Development (HR)
• Conflict/People Management

If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following behaviours:

• Communicating and influencing
• Developing self and others

What’s in it for you?

You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.

Find out more about what we offer by clicking here or by using ‘The Little Book of Big Benefits’ booklet PDF at the bottom of this page.

Applicants should be aware that any move across the Civil Service may have implications on an employee’s ability to carry on claiming childcare vouchers.

About your team

Corporate Services Group (CSG) is pivotal in enabling effective business operations. We are a professional body of people who undertake a diverse range of challenging activities which are integral to Defence procurement and support. CSG are represented in every area of the organisation enabling the successes of DE&S and SDA.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: administration, Bristol, Education and Training, and Ministry of Defence. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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