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ITSS Learning and Development Manager (Fixed term)


Location:  Jubilee Campus
Salary:  £44,263 to £56,021 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Friday 13 October 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  ENG260923X2

Previous applicants in the last six months need not apply.

The UK Institute for Technical Skills and Strategy is a brand-new national entity funded by Research England and a range of sector partners.  The new institute builds on the Gatsby funded Technician Commitment and the Research England funded TALENT programme, which have become the catalysts for advancing the landscape and culture for the technical community nationally. It will work in partnership with a network of organisations across UK higher education and research.

The Learning and Development Manager will be responsible for designing, implementing, and evaluating learning and development programmes that support the Institute's technical skills and strategy objectives. This role will work closely with key stakeholders to identify and address skills gaps and development needs across the sector and develop and deliver ITSS led learning and development programmes.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of developing effective training and development programmes
  • Strong project management skills and organisational skills.
  • Experience of effective engagement with senior managers and stakeholders.

This is a full-time (36.25 hours), fixed term post to 31st July 2026. Arrangements for job share may be considered. Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Carly Dellar, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge webpages.



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