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New Vacancies

Operations Manager – Awarding Organisation

Home or office based

£44,444 incl benefits, plus pension

We are looking for an experienced professional to lead the delivery of our Awarding Organisation operations.  Reporting to the Head of Awarding Organisation, you will be responsible for ensuring customer service and daily awarding organisation activities comply with regulation and internal processes.  You will play a key role in supporting the rollout of strategic objectives across the awarding organisation network and in supporting the external quality assurance function.  This role fulfills an important technical function in the delivery of ECITB qualifications and services, and will contribute to the continuous improvement of services.

Qualified to degree level or equivalent in an engineering discipline, and with a background in an awarding, assessment or education environment or relevant experience in an engineering environment gained in a supervisory or lead role, you will have knowledge of engineering vocational qualifications and the standards that underpin them as well as knowledge of qualifications regulation, standards setting bodies and awarding organisation procedures, roles and requirements.   Ideally, you also have experience in auditing learning and education systems. An internal/external quality assurance qualification is desirable but not essential as this will be afforded to the right applicant.  You will need good analytical skills to handle the statistical and technical data, and an ability to write clear reports and procedures.

This role is home or office based with an element of nationwide travel to meet business needs.

Please send your CV and covering email to recruit@ecitb.org.uk .

Head of Technology

Home based

£69,000pa incl benefits, plus pension

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and strategic thinker with strong communication and relationship skills to lead on the design and delivery of our Technology Strategy to support the engineering construction industry (ECI).  You will be at the leading edge of identifying the skills that the industry will need, and helping our customers to adopt new technologies via products and services offered.  You will lead engagement with technology-related policy organisations and manufacturers including the university sector, and our ECI customers to identify emerging technologies which may impact the ECI, and initiate the development of products and services that address the anticipated skill and knowledge requirements.

You already have experience of working with or in the engineering and construction sectors, are likely to have a technical degree, and certainly have a good knowledge of vocational education and training to understand and analyse the impact of emerging technology and construct strong business cases for the development of technology-based products and services. 

Home based with travel throughout the UK and internationally. There will be no line management responsibilities, but the role will primarily engage and work with the Research and Development, Policy and Regional Operations functions.  Reporting to the Director Development & Quality but may also be directed by the CEO.  Responsible for a small operational budget.

Please send your CV and covering email to recruit@ecitb.org.uk .

Levy Manager
Home based – nation-wide travel

Competitive salary + car allowance

We are looking for a professional engineer with relationship and analytical skills to make assessments regarding whether or not employers are eligible to pay the Training Levy. You need to understand the engineering and legal detail underpinning these assessments, and have the interpersonal skills secure compliance from employers!

The main purposes of the role are to ensure that employers are correctly assessed for industrial training levy. This will involve reviews of employers’ activities and declarations, negotiations with employers (including the resolution of levy disputes), and the provision of guidance to employers and colleagues concerning levy issues and processes.

You need to have the following:

• Good analytical and forensic skills to determine relevant facts (and eliminate and to make informed judgements in the absence of complete information concerning:
  • Business structures; and
  • Business activities.
•Attention to detail and genuine interest in the subject matter.
•Ability to relate to and engage with employers and colleagues.
•Determination (often in the face of unwilling correspondents) and drive to complete tasks in a timely fashion and to deadlines.
•Good written presentational and literacy skills, coupled with the ability to produce reports on technical/legal matters that are comprehensible to “laymen.”
•Ability to think clearly and perform under pressure, either in the face of unwilling employers or a tribunal setting.
•Willingness to travel and flexibility with regard to working hours.
•Drive and self-discipline, with the ability to work autonomously and dependably.
•Industrial experience in an engineering role, preferably in the engineering construction or processing sector.
•Past experience of working in an industrial “compliance” role or environment.
•Ability to apply legal concepts and definitions to a given set of facts in order to reach “legal” conclusions in connection with levy liability.

To apply, please complete and submit the ECITB Application Form

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.