Apprentice Development Partner

Job Description

Apprentice Development Partner

SF 33264

Business Unit - Energy & Marine


Salary £35,490 - £41,798 dependent on experience

About the Role

Here at Babcock International, we are currently looking for an Apprentice Development Partner to join our Learning & Development Team based in Rosyth. We aim to deliver engineering-led and world-leading products and services across our Engineering, Specialised Manufacturing, Gas Handling Systems and Naval Marine business streams.

As the Apprentice Development partner, you will play a key role in the recruitment and development of all Energy and Marine Babcock Apprentices across the Rosyth site, making sure that they receive the experience required for sign off, year on year, throughout their 4-year programme.

You will lead the recruitment campaign to ensure we recruit the right number of trades into the business, developing and running Assessment Centres and working with internal members of the team to develop an induction and development programme to support the transition from school (or previous employers) to business, supporting/coaching apprentices on business projects.

What do I need to do the role?

You must have previous experience managing an apprentice programme and developing apprentices to successful completion whilst working with external bodies. In addition, you will have experience in the following:

  • Trades / engineering / industrial background
  • Have experience in assessment centre development
  • Able to confidently interact with stakeholders and work well in a team

What else do I need to know?

You will work 37 hours per week and you must be able to achieve the appropriate level of Security Clearance before starting. We are happy to talk about flexible working, please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Application Guidance

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.

Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

Babcock are continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing. It is unlikely that shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend a face-to-face interview in the first instance. Interviews will be held by phone, or you may be asked to complete an online interview. More information will be provided regarding the format by the recruitment team.

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Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.