Jan 20, 2019

Technical Training Manager


  • Aeropeople
  • Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Job Description

Are you an experienced aerospace Technical Training Manager?
We currently have a permanent Technical Training Manager position based in Cambridge, working for the exciting and rapidly growing AeroAcademy.
About us:
AeroAcademy is looking for a Technical Training Manager to help support the training facility in Cambridge with its extensive growth strategy. AeroAcademy is a Part147 approved training organisation within the Civil Business Unit of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group. We have training, design and delivery capabilities that include specific aircraft type, familiarisation and regulatory courses delivered by approved training instructors.
We also have a team of specialists that design and deliver approved Health and Safety training, approved NVQ delivery across a range of subjects, Education across aerospace engineering subjects from BTEC National Diplomas to BSc and approved apprenticeships.
About the role:
As a Technical Training Manager you will support the activities around the function of aircraft and regulatory training design and delivery. This key management role requires an experienced person to support the team of technical instructors and to act as deputy to the Part147 Form 4 holder. You will be the main point of contact for both internal and external customers relating to technical training. Strong communication skills are essential, along with personnel and asset management skills. Reporting to AeroAcademy's Manager, you will have the opportunity to work in a fast moving environment whilst positively contributing to the successful continuing growth of its commercial development.
The role would suit a team player that is able to manage an existing team, operate effectively in a dynamic environment and is motivated by the opportunity to innovate, be creative but still function within the guidelines of a highly regulated industry. You will lead the technical training business stream and form part of a management team. You will integrate, co-ordinate and co-operate with other managers to support cross team working, whilst ensuring that the strategies and objectives of the business and the customers are met.
The decline in industry skills along with growth in aircraft manufacturing represents a fantastic opportunity to grow and develop AeroAcademy's training delivery to both new and existing customers.
The successful applicant will have:
Extensive experience of managing a team delivering technical training, aircraft type training, regulatory training or education to Level 3 minimum.
Experience or knowledge of managing and working in an aerospace regulated environment
Experience of programme and timetable planning, and effective use of resources including facilities and staff
Ability to formulate and manage bespoke programmes, utilising and co-ordinating with internal resources to create courses delivered in UK and overseas.
Ability to advise and provide commercial context to both internal and external customers.
Required:
A current passport will be needed as occasional travel within UK and overseas will be required. * The successful applicant will hold or is able to apply for Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate (DBS).
A formal teaching qualification is desirable.
Formal engineering training and qualifications particularly in aerospace are required along with a minimum education at A-level standard or equivalent
Must be a team player.
Experience and knowledge of EASA/CAA regulations specific to


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