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Technical Training Manager

Job Introduction

Step into a leading utilities company that champions innovation and service excellence. At Last Mile, we take pride in delivering top-notch solutions across the energy, water, and telecommunications sectors. Our dedicated team in Learning and Development is expanding, and we're excited to welcome a talented Technical Training Manager to our join us on a remote basis.

As a Technical Training Manager at Last Mile, you will shape and lead the management of technical training and competency assessment across Last Mile. Working closely with key stakeholders the role will ensure the compliance of our workforce and provide pathways for people to enter the business and progress through Last Mile.

Have you got the drive to go the Last Mile? 

What’s in it for you as a Technical Training Manager?

We offer good benefits and remuneration packages, but most importantly, an enjoyable and rewarding place to work. We believe in rewarding our people well and there are plenty of career opportunities for the right person. 

In return of your hard work and dedication, we can offer you: 

Core Benefits: 

  • 25 days holiday, increasing after 2 years by 1 day each year up to 30 days, plus 9 public holidays
  • Holiday buy scheme 
  • Discretionary bonus 
  • EV and ULEV salary sacrifice scheme (subject to minimum length of service)
  • Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme
  • Up to 7% employer pension contribution 
  • Life assurance (x4 annual basic salary) 
  • Refer a friend incentive
  • Wagestream
  • Employee assistance programme

And once you have successfully completed your probation, you will have access to:

  • Flexible start and finish times 
  • Private medical insurance
  • Company sick pay

Your responsibilities as a Technical Training Manager: 

  • Work with key stakeholders across Last Mile to design and deliver a technical training strategy aligned to business requirements
  • Lead the technical training team, driving individual performance and supporting continual development   
  • Support the delivery and management of the competency assessment process across Last Mile, ensuring compliance across the Group
  • Manage the Armed Forces Covenant on behalf of Last Mile and support the transition and development of individuals into the workforce 
  • Work with the Early Talent team to create development programmes to onboard and develop new entrants into our talent pools
  • Manage the induction process to ensure the effective onboarding and induction of new starters including the core mandatory training 

About you:

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Previous experience of learning and development within the utilities sector
  • Experience supporting, guiding, and developing people
  • Managing training and competency assessments
  • Design and delivery of training courses
  • Previous experience working across a group of companies (desirable)
  • Previous line management experience (desirable)
  • Experience managing training centres (desirable)

Qualifications:

  •  Learning & Development related qualification (desirable)

About us:

At Last Mile, we are one of the UK’s largest Independent Network Owners, owning and operating in excess of 500,000 gas, electricity, water, and wastewater connections serving residential and commercial customers. Last Mile Asset Management adopt and operate electricity, gas, water and wastewater, and ground source heat/cooling networks that are designed, installed, and commissioned by Lloyds accredited Independent Connection providers (ICPs).

It is our vision to be the UK’s leading independent multi-utility provider. People are our most valuable “asset” and therefore it is our mission to not only attract but retain the best talent to support delivery of our corporate business strategy and share our company’s success.

At Last Mile, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse working environment, where employee wellbeing is at the forefront in making sure our people feel valued. We provide tailored ongoing training and development, but most importantly, long term career opportunities for you to grow with us. If you are motivated to succeed and have a ‘can-do’ attitude, we would love to hear from you!

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