Training Support Officer

based London, SE1 7JW.

We are currently seeking to appoint a Training Support Officer to work as part of the lifelong learning team in our head office, located near Waterloo in London. This is a permanent full time position.

This is an exciting and challenging role which will require you to manage the delivery of specific training programmes, including our overseas exchange opportunities programme and our annual junior summer camp. A key part of the role will be to assist the Head of Training Delivery in gathering, collating and analysing Key Performance Indicator data, to ensure training delivery is optimised from unit to international level. This is to ensure the best possible cadet experience for our 14,000 young people nationwide and the best training for our 9,000 volunteers delivering and supporting the sea cadet experience. This role is part of a small team working in our London head office that is part of a much more extensive team including our 4 national training centres and those who manage delivery of training in our 6 areas UK-wide.

The successful candidate should have:

a strong background in education and/or youth development

a strong track record of direct delivery of training programmes

experience of managing overseas programmes for young people

excellent programme management skills, with the ability to work to time, quality and budget

 

the ability to generate, manage and interpret KPIs to help inform management decisions

excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders

the ability to work with and motivate volunteers to support their training delivery work  

MSSC (Marine Society and Sea Cadets) is a friendly and focused place to work. As the parent charity for two dynamic, nautical and seafaring organisations we aim to be the leading maritime charity for youth development and lifelong learning. We are the governing body of the Sea Cadets, which gives 14,000 young people a great head start in life through nautical adventure based on the customs and traditions of the Royal Navy, and Marine Society which supports the personal and professional development of seafarers wherever they are in the world. Above all we rely on our training delivery being optimised to make best possible use of available resources ensuring the best experience for all of our cadets. The Training Delivery role has a key part to play in this.  

 

To arrange an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Head of Training Delivery on 020 7654 7030 or djefferys@ms-sc.org

Applications should consist of a completed application form, and the completed equal opportunities monitoring form, both available from the website. Please feel free to submit your CV in support of your application.

Please email applications to recruitment@ms-sc.org. Alternatively, please print out and post your completed application form to Zivile Tervydyte, The Marine Society & Sea Cadets, 202 Lambeth Road, London SE1 7JW.

Closing date for applications: Friday 11th August 2017

Call us on +44 (0)20 7654 7000 or email info@ms-sc.org for more information