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Principal Training Consultant

  1. Security, aerospace & defence
  2. Bristol
R-115120

The AtkinsRéalis Training Services team is looking to hire a talented and experienced Principal Training Consultant. This is an exciting opportunity to spearhead the Training Services team and develop and shape the Training consultancy capability across our current and expanding markets.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced principal training consultant who can lead complex defence and safety-critical projects that include the research, analysis, design, delivery, and evaluation of training solutions. You will have a proven track record of directing a team and conducting and delivering all elements of Training Needs Analysis (TNA) where a Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process is employed. Specifically, you will have demonstrable experience of conducting all aspects of TNAs in accordance with JSP 822 – Defence Systematic Approach to Training (DSAT).

This role can be based out of one of our regional, UK Based, AtkinsRéalis offices. However, candidates should note that the Training Services team is based in our Bristol office, close to our key clients, so the flexibility to travel will be essential.

Your responsibilities:

Principal Consultants lead all aspects of client-facing training activity (commercial, delivery, advice, and assurance) across a range of MOD & safety-critical domains and are expected to run regular interactions with clients. They will be able to demonstrate previous experience and practical application of applying training methodology and processes on training projects of varying degrees of complexity. They will also possess extensive stakeholder experience, understanding of research techniques and the application of survey methodology. You will also have responsibility to guide, direct, mentor and support senior/junior and seek opportunities to expand and enhance the AtkinsRéalis integrated training offering both internally and externally.

Essential Skills:

  • Oversee and author high quality analytical reports which comply with industry/MOD standards.
  • Demonstrates detailed knowledge of a SAT or ADDIE training methodology typically described by JSP 822.
  • Experienced in technically assuring / developing and implementing complex training programmes and strategies.
  • Oversee the delivery of all elements of specific and collective Defence Training Needs Analysis (TNA) projects using the DSAT process.
  • Development and assurance of training materials and support the development of technology enabled solutions.
  • Supervise senior consultants/consultants/associates/junior consultants on larger projects.
  • Significant and effective stakeholder engagement skills to support clients with the implementation of capability management processes and systems.
  • Lead training evaluation and assessment activities.

Qualifications and experience required:

  • Ability to lead tasks, working alongside the client to define and deliver work packages and deliverables.
  • Thorough understanding and demonstrable application of SAT/ADDIE policies and processes from Analysis to Evaluation.
  • Project manage multiple training research, analysis, and design requirements.
  • Individual and Collective training consultancy experience within UK Defence/Industry.
  • A working knowledge of Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) structures and responsibilities is desirable.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience of the production and quality/technical assurance of formal TNA outputs.
  • Experience of the design of training materials using a SAT compliant methodology.
  • Knowledge and understanding of latest technology enhanced media to support the delivery of effective training.
  • Successful in establishing strong and effective working relationships with customers and colleagues.
  • Commercially astute and can drive technical input on training approach, methodology and costs in support of proposals.
  • Organized, able to multi-task, prioritize, work to deadlines, and manage changing requirements.
  • Self-motivating, proactive and possessing strong initiative coupled with excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Degree educated, preferable in an Engineering or Learning & Development related subject.

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Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

People join us because they share a desire to be at the forefront of the ADS&T Business Unit and deliver outstanding projects. We empower our people to be the professional individuals they want to be, working on projects they feel proud of, making a difference to the world they live in and the legacy they leave behind.

We value diversity and believe that everyone deserves to thrive, without exception. We have signed the MoD's "Women in Defence" and "Women in Aviation and Aerospace" charters. These pledges include providing opportunities for women to succeed at all levels. We're also committed to being a Military friendly employer and have been recognised with the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Gold Employer Recognition Award.

We develop individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house as well as external training for all our staff.

Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy "Total Reward", a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

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More about us:

AtkinsRéalis, is a top global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world. 

AtkinsRéalis, is where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join. We're also a Silver Rating holder in the Aerospace & Defence sector, as per the Financial Times rating of the UK’s leading management consultants.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects: AtkinsRéalis Projects (atkinsrealis.com)

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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