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Recruitment

Do you want to work for an organisation that helps meet the skills needs of the engineering construction industry? 

We currently have the following vacancies: 

Project Manager - Connected Competence

Home-based with national remit

£50,000pa - £55,000pa plus benefits

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with excellent and extensive project management experience and demonstrable key stakeholder management capability to be at the forefront of an innovative project to develop and introduce a single competence framework for the engineering construction industry.
The Connected Competence initiative will be an ECI-wide framework under the leadership of the ECITB. You will identify and manage key stakeholder relationships across all the ECI sectors to garner support, and work collaboratively across the ECITB to develop and deliver the Connected Competence framework. This will mean providing an industry-level cost-benefit analysis to highlight productivity gains for participants so that there is maximum industry and government engagement with the programme. You will be working at senior executive and Board level within the ECITB and employers, clients, and other stakeholders to establish governance and processes to ensure that this project is fully supported and under ECITB leadership.
Educated to degree level, you will have a deep understanding of ECI sectors, organisations and clients and associated competences, and have commercial business development experience, and strong influencing skills.

A full and current UK Driving Licence is required.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK indefinitely.

PM Connected Competence.pdf


Product Development Manager

Fixed term Contract for 12 months

£44,500 to 46,400 incl benefits, + pension

Home based

A well organised training and development professional with an engineering background is required to join our Research & Development team on a 12 month fixed term contract to work on a range of projects.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and practical experience of all elements of the learning and development cycle in an engineering context including training needs analysis, curriculum development and course design through the application of recognised systematic learning and development processes. You could work on the development of qualifications and awards, investigating industry training needs, development of apprentice and occupational standards.

As well as personally developing products and services, you will also be required to manage the procurement of products and services from external suppliers, from developing the initial specification through to the award of the contract and its subsequent management to ensure successful delivery.

An engineering background is essential in order to develop products and services for delivery to the Engineering Construction Industry both in UK and Internationally. Experience in developing materials that support other learning such as those utilised in leadership, management and professional is desirable but not essential. An understanding of the new standards based approach to apprenticeships is desirable as is experience of how qualifications are developed and structured.

The role does not include any training facilitation, delivery or assessment of learners, as developed products and services are rolled out through our network of approved providers.

Project management skills are crucial, including the ability to develop and manage budgets and development contracts. A strong communicator, excellent presentation and stakeholder management skills are essential, particularly the ability to facilitate working groups which may include senior industry and training provider representatives. You will be able to work under your own initiative, integrate with the other team members, think clearly and creatively, work to deadlines, and coordinate the efforts of others. Strong IT skills are essential as the successful applicant will be required to use the Microsoft Office suite of tools on a daily basis.

This is a home based role which requires periodic and sometimes short notice travel with overnight stays across the whole of England, Scotland and Wales. Applicants must also be prepared for the possibility of occasional short duration international trips.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK indefinitely.

To apply, please either send your CV and covering email to recruit@ecitb.org.uk or download our application form on this page and email to recruit@ecitb.org.uk.

Product Development Manager 2018.pdf

External Quality Assurer

£41,430 incl allowances + pension
Home based with travel throughout Great Britain


We are looking for an experienced Quality Assurance professional with an engineering background to manage compliance and offer guidance and support to our Approved Centres.  

You will be responsible for external quality assurance monitoring, moderation internally assessed learner work, setting Action Plans and providing support and guidance to maintain or improve the performance of the ECITB Awarding Organisation’s (AO) Approved Centres in line with ECTIB and regulatory requirements. You will also be responsible for maintaining the assessment standards of ECITB regulated qualifications and protect the integrity of qualification standards by identifying and managing any risk.
Educated to A level or HND or equivalent gained through similar qualifications or via experience, you should ideally hold the D32/D33, A1 unit or current assessor certificates, and either have or be prepared to  work towards a current EQA qualification.  You will most likely have firsthand experience of assessment practice within a regulated awarding organisation Approved Centre, an in-depth knowledge of National Occupational Standards and the vocational qualifications that are relevant to the engineering construction industry or a similar engineering sector.

Working from home and travelling to various Approved Centres and worksites, you will be good at organising your time to meet deadlines.  The relationship side of this job is key despite its technical content, as you will be influencing and guiding others.  This role also requires good verbal and written communication skills and a good range of IT skills.

Some overseas travel may be required in the future.  Full and current UK Driving Licence is required

To apply, please either send your CV and covering email to recruit@ecitb.org.uk or download our application form on this page and email to recruit@ecitb.org.uk.

External Quality Assurer 2018.pdf




If you are interested in finding employment opportunities within the engineering construction industry itself, please click on this link - Register Of Leviable Establishments to look at some of the companies listed under Registered Companies. There you will find a list of companies currently in-scope to the ECITB and their locations. You will need to contact those companies of interest to you directly for employment opportunities. 


ECITB is an Investor in People

ECITB is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, particularly those that are under represented in the construction industry. ECITB encourages all applicants to complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring questionnaire and send in together with the completed application form.

The Dignity at Work Policy

The ECITB operates a Dignity at Work policy that states that ECITB expects a standard of conduct and behaviour that respects other people for what they bring to our organisation and for who they are as individuals. It means that everyone is expected to behave in a professional manner, and is treated with dignity and respect. The ECITB regards all forms of bullying and harassment as unacceptable behaviour that will not be tolerated.
The ECITB does not expect any of its employees to tolerate offensive behaviour from people working in the Engineering Construction Industry or from others with whom they come into contact, and will respond to incidents. Where such incidents occur, employees will report the matter to their manager who will take appropriate action.