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Curriculum Manager (Offshore) - Naval Training

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

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Aerospace and Defence
  • Contact: Nick Wallwork
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  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 03 September 2021
  • Job Ref: 188595NW1_1628065895

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), Colleges of Excellence, and Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation (OPITO) programme ranging from Minimum Industry Safety Training to OPITO Major Emergency Management Initial Response (MEMIR). 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. The post holder will be expected to deliver over 800 hours of training and develop curriculum as required by the needs of the NMA.

Key Responsibilities:

* To assist the NMA Principal in implementing the associated policies and procedures within the NMA
* 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 ensure teaching content and methods of delivery are in accordance with equal opportunities, are compliant with NMA's standards and are fully accessible
* To be a champion of change, communication, continuous improvement and empowerment, securing motivation, loyalty and the support of direct reports in particular and staff in general.
* Ensure direct reports receive regular feedback on their performance
* 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
* Managing the student disciplinary process and conduct within the Curriculum area
* 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 awarding bodies.
* To lead and manage the Industrial Experience component of the training programme
* To be responsible for the safe operations of the Offshore
* To lead and manage the skills-based student ship building projects
* To be responsible for the maintenance of student records as required by the regulatory bodies
* To lead and further develop offshore related course provision
* To be responsible for the development and management of PMS for the Offshore Skills Workshop Equipment.
* To be responsible for the project management of new bespoke offshore commercial courses
* To assist as a College TRB advisor for all students following the ME HND route
* To assist in the management of IAMI written and MCA orals examinations

Key Attributes:

* A degree in a relevant discipline
* Offshore experience as an OIM or other management level position
* 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 Offshore safety skills core curriculum and the underpinning knowledge as per the industry standards
* Significant experience in the planning, development, approval and the delivery of skills based short courses
* An ability to build effective and financially beneficial working relationships with industry to drive and deliver dynamic, creative and innovative learning
* Ability to develop positive working relationships with individuals and customers at all levels (internal and external)
* Highly developed communication, liaison and networking skills
* The ability to analyse, solve problems and implement change with a successful track record of managing and delivering change
* a strong sense of purpose and proven experience of exceeding agreed goals and KPIs
* The ability to manage budgets and meet financial targets; excellent ICT Skills; ability to provide management level reportage
* Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex information clearly and effectively
* Ability to manage conflicting priorities and meet deadlines to the satisfaction of all parties
* The ability to delegate effectively and manage the performance of others


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.