NTR Operations Specialist

  • Job Reference: R22728
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2024
  • Recruiter: AWE
  • Website: https://www.awe.co.uk/
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £36,640 to £54,960
  • Bonus/Benefits: .
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

AWE's Nuclear Threat Reduction (NTR) team is currently recruiting for an Operations Specialist to support our the team with designing, developing, and delivering training programmes. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to our dynamic, fast-paced and technically challenging area.

NTR Operations Specialist

Salary: £36,640 - £54,960 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

Location: Reading

Closing Date: 6th June 2024

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site

Our NTR Training Team work closely with external stakeholders to provide operational response capability. Within this role, the successful candidate will be required to complete operational planning, learning and development including:

Key Accountabilities:

  • Supports the development of future requirements for the operational response capability.
  • Adhere to all NTR standards, policies and processes.
  • All - maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.
  • Required to undertake learning needs analysis, design, development, delivery and review of learning interventions that support the acquisition of appropriate competencies for the NTR and relevant emergency response personnel (both internal and external to AWE).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis, development, design and delivery of training courses for NTR operational responders, NTR staff and end users.
  • Undertakes continuous improvement and implements solutions as required.
  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs.

We are interested in hearing from candidates with experience of carrying out detailed Training Needs Analysis with stakeholders, subject matter experts and end users, to identify comprehensive requirements that enable the development of appropriate training interventions. Proficiency in the delivery of consistent, relevant and effective learning that ensures the course aims and objectives are met is also a requirement.

We would be interested in hearing from candidates who can demonstrate knowledge or experience in some of the following:

  • Qualifications equivalent to membership, or working towards membership, of a professional body or equivalent experience
  • A fundamental awareness of how a Learning Management System operates
  • Training delivery using a variety of styles and techniques
  • Experience of designing and implementing e-learning

In addition, it would be desirable for candidates to have the following:

  • Proven ability to communicate well (both written and verbal)
  • Experience of establishing excellent working relationships with key internal stakeholders
  • An ability to work comfortably in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience or awareness of designing and delivering training programmes
  • Good problem solving and project management skills

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.