Training and Development Officer
- Post Date:27th January 2023
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£50,000-55,000 a year plus benefits
Hours of Work
40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Thames Clippers – Clipper House, Trinity Buoy Wharf, Poplar, London E14 0JY
Monday 6th February 2023
Uber Boat by Thames Clippers (UBTC) are looking for a Training and Development Officer to support our Fleet Training Manager in building our internal talent pipeline to support with business expansion and career progression.
You will be responsible for the delivery of the internal Boatmasters Licence (BML) training, inclusive of local knowledge training, passenger boat endorsement training and practical boat handling training.
Whilst identifying, delivering and project managing training courses to support the PLA’s CPD initiative and business growth, you will Create and develop training modules to enhance performance and support succession planning.
You will support in the tracking, managing, and delivery of the company’s strategic workforce plan, ensuring achievable deadlines are set and aligned with new business initiatives.
You will manage a team of Type-rating Instructors (TRI), ensuring scheduled training is being delivered effectively, the trainees feel supported throughout their training, and the TRI’s have the appropriate skills and tools to successfully carry out their role.
You’ll also Nurture, support and manage all Marine Apprentices, ensuring they have the tools to carry out their role effectively and appropriate training and coaching is delivered throughout their apprenticeship program.
You must be able to identify supplementary and developmental training needs for all staff within the Fleet Operations team and produce a plan to execute and track the training required.
We’re looking for someone to Develop blended approaches to training for employees working afloat, inclusive of supporting in the creation and development of e-learning modules.
You’ll be an experienced Marine professional, holding a Boat Masters Licence or equivalent / higher COC with a proven track record of teaching a marine syllabus
Experience of working under MCA regulations is essential along with the ability to think strategically and operate at a managerial level.
An excellent communicator you’ll have the ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage multiple deadlines and projects.
We’ll give you all the training you need regarding our systems as well as a thorough induction on how we work at Uber Boat by Thames Clippers, so you will be set up for success.
Where: You’ll be based at our offices at Clipper House, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London E14 0JY, a short walk from Canning Town tube or a hop across the river on our staff boat, from North Greenwich tube. We offer flexible start and end times and welcome flexible working conversations.
So why apply?
Uber Boat by Thames Clippers are London’s leading River Bus service. Our fleet of high-speed catamarans provide commuters and sightseers with a unique way to travel around the capital. We carry around 5 million passengers a year and currently employ around 470 people, which is set to increase over the next few years.
UBTC is an entrepreneurial and inclusive organisation where we respect and value everybody’s contribution. We empower and trust our people to do the right thing. We strive to be excellent in everything we do, and it is our people that help to make our business a great place to work. There is real potential for internal development and promotion within our business and internal succession is one of our core principles.
Our commitment to inclusion
We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe in equality of opportunity for all and our approach to recruitment and selection is fair, open and based purely on merit. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.