New Talent Development Specialist

  • Job Reference: 10357
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2020
  • Employer: UK Resourcing
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  • Location: Eakring Mansfield (NG22 0DA), United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Training & Development
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Undefined
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

About the Role

Role Title: New Talent Development Specialist 
Reporting to: New Talent Development and Training Support Manager
Location: Eakring, Mansfield  

Are you passionate about developing people and looking for your next career opportunity?  Would you like to work for an outstanding organisation? (Ofsted Outstanding – 2016, 2010, 2005). We are looking for someone who is either working within Learning and Development or with hands on experience of delivering Apprenticeship training, to join our buzzing National Grid Academy team and to be responsible for the day to day management, design and development of New Talent training programmes.  This vacancy focuses on Electricity Transmission Operational training programmes.  

Key Accountabilities will include: 

  • Ensuring compliance with national apprenticeship standards and policies including Education Inspection Framework and ESFA standards;
  • Training programme design and delivery, working with assessment teams, review learner outcomes, provision of learner MI and observe learning to ensure quality provision;
  • Learner safeguarding, wellbeing and pastoral care during off job training sessions and resolution of daily occurring programme and learner related concerns and issues
What you'll get

A competitive salary between £37,700 – £47,799 dependent on capability 

As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

About you

Ideally you will have: 

  • Knowledge of and experience of training interventions/development delivery
  • Knowledge of learning methods and an understanding of good practices
  • Recognised knowledge in technical field is preferred
  • Excellent communication and time management / planning skills are a fundamental requirement for this role.



  • Desirable: Level 3 Engineering Advanced Apprenticeship, appropriate Technical Safety Qualification - 
  • Desirable: Professional HR / Business to HNC/D level & working towards corporate membership of professional body (Institutions / CIPD)  
  • Desirable: Background in gas or electricity training programmes with external funding knowledge
  • Training will be provided to successful candidate in any area necessary.
About us

In the UK, we don’t generate or sell energy – we join the dots to get energy from A to B. From making a cup of tea in the morning, to keeping the lights on in hospitals, our electricity network puts power in the hands of people. Without it, the world as we know it would grind to a halt.
The world of energy is changing beyond recognition. Working at National Grid, you won’t just be touching the lives of almost everyone in the UK – you’ll be shaping the way we use and consume energy for generations to come.


Our values and principles
At National Grid, through listening to what our customers need, every day we do the right thing and find a better way.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including reduced hours, remote working, flexible start and finish times, compressed hours or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking. 

Further Information

This role is due to close on 29th January, however, we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. National Grid’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.

** Please note interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on 3rd and 4th February**