Senior Development Trainer (m/f/d) *

Liverpool , United Kingdom


Role: Senior Development Trainer

Location: Manchester/Birmingham or Liverpool 

Brand: MD Group 



Job Purpose


Working with the group head of technical learning and development to provide comprehensive support to the recruitment, induction and integration process for new starters , support the development of existing staff specifically for inspection and process training, Competency for Building Inspectors  tracking and supporting professional membership progression, to produce and maintain technical training modules.


Overview of Responsibilities


Duties of the post include, but are not limited to:


  • To support Regional Managers and Directors in the development of New staff, developing competence based training plans on the LMS to ensure that the training plan is followed and adhered to.


  • To liaise with the group head of technical l and D to ensure that technical competency requirements are met.


  • To co-ordinate with professional bodies to ensure that training internally is up to date and relevant.


  • To produce and maintain practical technical training modules and competency tests / licence to practise tests


  • To deliver training modules as required, this maybe face to face, remotely or in a classroom, via remote platforms such as teams or webinars


  • Implement a cohesive training feedback plan


  • To analyse training needs of staff via competency assessments and implement effective process and system training as required.


  • To create learning plans, monitor provide feedback  and mentor Graduates as required.



  • To provide support, and to track progress of staff working towards professional membership.


  • To assist in delivering training modules, both internally and externally.


  • Any other reasonable duties which are appropriate to the role.


Experience / Skills


  • Full member of professional organisations with minimum grades accepted: MRICS / MCIOB / MCABE / MICWCI or similar.


  • Good planning skills and a methodical approach to organisation.


  • Relevant BC experience, plan check and site inspection and relevant warranty, quality or defect resolution experience. Preferably proven competency to level  2 B


  • Extensive experience of differing construction methods, as well as experience of defect resolution issues. 


  • Experience and understanding of high risk areas of construction, such as flat roofs, basements, cladding systems, etc. is essential.


  • In depth knowledge and understanding of the Building Regulations, associated legislation and construction standards.
  • Experience in the delivery of training and development of others in groups and individually.


  • Have a comprehensive understanding of construction techniques.


  • Requires a good understanding of general insurance principals and terminology.


  • Commercial awareness and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to create not only good working relationships with other construction professionals but to be able to deal effectively staff of MDIS.


  • The ability to meet deadlines and manage own workload within agreed parameters.


  • In depth working knowledge of MS Outlook (email), MS Word, MS Excel and ability to use company intranet system (including all bespoke packages).
  • Demonstrable ability to use own initiative.


  • Ability to motivate self and influence others.


  • Excellent Communications skills. Confident in approach, with the ability to work across all levels of the business.


  • Flexible in personal approach.


  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Proficient in communications (written and oral). 







At HSB Group (including Premier Guarantee), Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion foster innovation and resilience and enable us to act braver and better. Embracing the power of DEI is at the core of who we are. We recognise diversity can be multi-dimensional, intersectional, and complex, so we want to build a diverse workforce that includes a wide range of racial, ethnic, sexual, and gender identities; economic and geographic backgrounds; physical abilities; ages; life, school, and career experiences; and political, religious, and personal beliefs. Additionally, we are committed to building an equitable and inclusive work environment where this diversity is celebrated, valued, and has equitable opportunities to succeed.


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