Job Description Training Manager

Job Title

Training Manager

Line Manager/ Reports to

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Head office in Braintree or such other location that may be required of the job role

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Job Ref & about the organisation  

Social Media info etc 

Core Objectives

The development, performance and maintenance of the training activities of the organisation

Main Tasks/Duties and Responsibilities 



Responsibility to staff and directing the team:

– responsibility to your Line Manager for the overall training activities of the organisation

– meet your targets and those of the team as a whole

– smooth running of the of the team

– training and development of your own team

– adhere to statutory obligations and agreed quality and best practice guidelines


Day to day responsibilities for the team as agreed with your Line Manager to include:

– identifying training needs within the organisation

– developing requisite training programmes in line with agreed criteria and budgets

– design and deliver training courses and complete training (including awards achievement) within the organisation or arrange external delivery of agreed training as required

– assesses and evaluate training and recommend and implement  changes/ further training needs

– provide advice, guidance and support to the organisation with regards to training issues, including legislation and compliance issues, organisation policies and practices,

–  effective liaison, support and assistance between the department and remainder of organisation, suppliers, awarding bodies and other external bodies

– identify any shortfalls in and/or improvements required to training policy and process, assess effectiveness of current policy and processes, and recommend and implement required changes

– liaise with external agencies in relation to training matters

– manage and assist in directing the overall performance of the team and the organisation as a whole

– subject to agreed criteria, recruitment, training, appraise and manage performance, development, coaching and general support of all team members to ensure targets are met

– reporting, assessment and evaluation (content and format as agreed) on a monthly basis or as otherwise agreed

– developing plans for team activities to include strategy to achieve agreed targets

– prepare and agree individual action plans and targets for all team members

– assist in the development and preparation of the organisation’s training strategy and general business planning

– delegate authority and responsibility to team with supervision, accountability and review

– set an example for team members of commitment, training activities, work ethics and habits and personal character

– maintain accurate records as required

– responsibly use resources and control expenses to meet agreed budgetary controls

– adhere to all organisation policies and procedures

– interact and co-operate with all members of the organisation, its suppliers and clients/customers


From time to time you may be expected to be part of special projects as are reasonably required of your job role.

You are responsible for your allocated workload and must meet all targets as agreed with your Line Manager. You must contribute towards the smooth running of the organisation generally.


Your usual hours will be from 9am to 5pm. However you will be expected to work as and when necessary to meet the needs of the team and your targets.

Insert if applicable Your job will be a mixture of travel and office based.

Secondary Tasks/Duties





The role is part of the whole organisation team and as such requires you to use perform such reasonable tasks that are required, as and when necessary, to maintain, promote, develop and expand the business of our organisation and its interests generally.


You must carry out your duties to the best of your ability, having consideration for the needs of your colleagues, and the Organisation and its customers/clients. You must obey all lawful and reasonable orders given to you and comply with the organisation’s rules, procedures and policies

Management / Supervisory Responsibilities



People or equipment


People who report to you

You have responsibility for other team members who will report directly to you



You are responsible for the equipment provided to you for use in your job role and to your team. This means you must ensure that equipment is used in accordance with training provided, the organisation’s policies and procedures and the law. You are responsible for ensuring that the equipment used by the team is maintained and can be used/operated at all times.


Essential Abilities/ Competencies of this job role

You need

– qualifications sufficient to perform the job role – insert as applicable

– languages required – insert as applicable e.g.  English, Welsh

– experience in this type of job role – insert as applicable e.g.  minimum 5 years

– thorough understanding of training issues and insert as applicable to organisation

– leadership with ability to drive the organisation’s training programme

– proven ability to train, coach and develop others

– high integrity and honesty in all dealings

– excellent analytical, interpersonal, organisational and communication skills

– project management skills

– ability to work under pressure

– full driving licence

insert anything else as required


You need to have and maintain (with regular training and updates as necessary) the knowledge, technical skills and qualifications that are necessary to perform your job role to comply with the requirements of the organisation and any applicable rules, regulations (particularly of any professional body) and with any law which applies to your job role.

Special Working Conditions

You may be expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s overtime policies

Insert following if applicable – The nature of your role will require you to travel within the area that your team covers. However, from time to time you may be expected to travel outside that area as the job role requires


Salary level C – £45,000
Benefits insert details of any benefits

Approved by Name

John Smith

Job Role

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Date approved