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Training Support Officer (Templater & Timetabler)

21,285 P.A. ?
Location: Dartmouth
Company: Capita
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Capita is the lead partner in the Fisher Training consortium who aim to transform and modernise the Royal Navy's shore-based training across 16 sites in the UK under Project Selbourne.

The training services comprise of Naval technical and tactical training and education, delivered by Capita instructors

as well as training support. The contract is embarking on an exciting new phase with renewed focus on training innovation, optimisation and collaborative working and this role will provide the support and drive to achieve successful delivery of all aspects of the contract.

Reporting directly into the Training Scheduler Team Leader, this role is responsible for the creation and build of course Templates using the training documentation produced by Training Design. This will also include the allocation of resource and production of timetables. What you'll be doing:

  • Supporting the Statement of Training Task workflow for the Statement of Training Requirement build process
  • Creating and producing the Long-Term Plan for all courses
  • Assisting in creating, scheduling of course templates
  • Assisting, where required, in the updating of course templates as a result of change administered through the various contracted change mechanisms
  • Publishing course dates on the Joint Personnel Admin system
  • Providing the necessary levels of administrative support for visits, guest lecturers, external venues, courses within courses during the timetabling and planning process

What we're looking for:

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to build rapports with stakeholders, at all levels
  • Experience within the military would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of database such as, JPA and TAFMIS, would be an advantage but not essential
  • Proactive attitude with the ability to 'think outside the box'
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel

About Selborne

Project Selborne is a wide scale, 12 year transformation of Royal Navy Training. The contract worth GBP 1 billion was awarded in December 2020 to a consortium led by Capita to deliver and modernise training for the RN. The consortia of partners known as Team Fisher includes Raytheon UK, Elbit Systems UK, Fujitsu and University of Lincoln together with 14 other UK-based suppliers.

Our 'one team' philosophy is about collaboration and openness, key to the success of this programme. We are looking for people with the talent and experience who can help shape better outcomes for our customers. We are using our expertise in digital transformation to review service design, modernise courses and deploy cutting edge technology to enhance courses including synthetic training (simulator) systems and data analytics. This programme is a shared endeavour working alongside the Royal Navy's Training Management Group (TMG) as a single integrated team. Together, we will address challenges and collectively improve outcomes for sailors and marines at scale across the naval enterprise - something we are proud to be part of over the coming years.

What's in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary of £22,000- £24,000, dependent on experience
  • 23 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks...and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • Working from our office location in Dartmouth within a small team environment
  • Office location offers free onsite parking

You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What we hope you'll do next:

Choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

To view our Covid-19 and process adjustments information, please visit the Capita Careers site.

Equal Opportunities

We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process, you'll be asked to share your personal characteristics and data with us. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.

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