Lead Workforce Development Specialist (High Speed)

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Location: Gravesend, England
Salary: £32256 - £40320 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Date Posted: 6 June 2018
Recruiter: Network Rail Ltd
Key Accountabilities

1 Develop the proficiency of employees by inspirational delivery of high level technical and safety training interventions, using blended delivery skills (paced for the learner) and stimulating, high quality material in accordance with Network Rail (High Speed) (NR (HS)) standards, regulations & working instructions.
2 Actively foster a safety-first, “No-Unsafe-Acts” culture within employees and actively promote the NR (HS) Values at every touch point. As an exemplar of best practice and professional attitude, drive NR (HS) corporate messages & behavioural communications into the consciousness of employees.
3 Continuously develop one’s own technical proficiency (including relevant in-date regulated competencies), knowledge and adult education capability. Confidently and actively demonstrate that capability in order to earn justified and obvious credibility amongst the wider workforce.
4 Lead on development and improvement of training and assessment material, resources and equipment for AFC operational roles. Lead the Content Review Groups and Skills Forums for the respective fields.
5 Fairly assess the capability of delegates and provide them the facilitated opportunity to learn. Support the assessment and evaluation of training impact at course end and at appropriate post training intervals.
6 Support the Competence Management Systems Manager (High Speed) with Training-Needs-Analysis, programme design, evaluation, team dynamics, centre performance and reputation, demonstrating a flexible approach to the achievement of the objectives of competence and training for NR High Speed.
7 Lead the continuous improvement of the Training Centres’ internal quality procedures and work instructions, demonstrating a personal commitment to continuous improvement.
8 Deliver Operational training as required to the Management and Electrical Control Staff.
9 Lead the training requirements as laid out in the Management resilience strategy and hold the EMMIS competency for purposes of management contingency.

Job Skills, Experience and Qualifications


* Excellent communications skills (written and verbal)
* Thorough knowledge of the technical, safety or vocational capability relevant to the discipline of the role.
* D32/33/A1 or TAQA qualified
* ONC or technical equivalent in an electrical engineering or related field
* Leadership skills and experience
* Ability to demonstrate the management capabilities of developing, thinking, achieving and inspiring


* An understanding of different learning styles
* Minimum Level 4 qualification on Teaching and Learning
* Experience of HV distribution control
* Experience of high risk incident management situations

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