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Curriculum Manager (Engineering)- Naval Training

  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + tax free per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Aerospace and Defence
  • Contact: Nick Wallwork
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  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 03 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 188596NW1_1630663974

Salary up to £80,000 per annum (tax free)

Location: Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Job Role:

To manage the delivery of UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), Transport General Authority (TGA) and Saudi Ports Authority (SPA) training programme ranging from Engine Rating to Engineering Officer of the Watch, Electronic Technical Officer and Chief Engineer. The training will be delivered in a purpose built facility and utilising advance simulation and emulation techniques. The post holder will be required to lead a multi-disciplinary team to ensure effective training delivery with high levels of student success, continuity of UK MCA approval, academic awarding bodies approval, both in the UK and KSA, and development of the associated curriculum.

Key Responsibilities:

- To assist the NMA Principal in the implementation of the NMA's commercial strategies in line with the NMA's strategic priorities
- To manage the development of curriculum team groupings to promote an industry focused tertiary educational model
- To assist the NMA Principal in the operational planning and delivery of the NMA's curriculum provision targets
- To assist the NMA Principal in ensuring all courses within the area of responsibility have the awarding body approvals
- To assist the NMA Principal in the development of a QMS that meets the needs of the Industry, NMA and the awarding bodies
- To assist the NMA Principal in the development of a PMS for all teaching and learning equipment within the area of responsibility
- To be accountable for the delivery of teaching and learning and ensuring it is of the highest standard and responsive to the needs of the students
- To ensure that coherent academic guidance systems are in place and implemented in line with NMA policy
- To manage and ensure course approvals for each course from the MCA and other awarding bodies. To lead and manage the Industrial Experience component of the Marine Engineering Cadet Training programme
- To be responsible for the safe operations of the Marine Engineering Workshop
- To lead and manage the Marine Abrasive Wheels course
- To be responsible for the MCA approved engine course and the retention of approval from the MCA
- To be responsible for the development and delivery of ETO workshop skills course including GMDSS maintenance and electrical vessel maintenance and automation
- To be responsible for the proper functioning and resourcing of the Engine Simulators and liaise with the NMA IT team to ensure that the Simulator hardware and software are maintained as per the service agreement with the suppliers and college planned maintenance system
- To be responsible for the maintenance of student records as required by the MCA
- To lead and further develop Marine Engineering management level course provision
- To manage High Voltage courses at operational and management level
- To be responsible for the development and management of PMS for the High Voltage Equipment.
- To be responsible for the project management of new bespoke marine engineering commercial courses
- To act as a College TRB advisor for all students following the ME HND route
- To manage and be responsible for the college signoff of all ME TRBs
- To manage and lead the preparatory course for IAMI written and MCA orals examinations

Key Attributes:

- A Class 1 Chief Engineer
- Experience of operational management in curriculum delivery including the effective development, deployment and leadership of staff
- Experience in the planning, development, approval and the delivery of Marine Engineering core curriculum and the underpinning knowledge as per the STCW
- Significant experience in the planning, development, approval and the delivery of STCW short courses
- An ability to build effective and financially beneficial working relationships with industry to drive and deliver dynamic, creative and innovative learning
- The ability to analyse, solve problems and implement change with a successful track record of managing and delivering change
- The ability to manage budgets and meet financial targets; Excellent ICT Skills; ability to provide management level reportage


In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary, rent free accommodation and access to free recreation facilities, all available within Company secured accommodation.