IT Trainer - Bristol

Job Description

IT Trainer
Business Unit: Engineering Services
Salary: £40,995
SF31948

Bristol

About the role
Here at Babcock International, we're seeking an IT Trainer to work within our Naval Marine division. Babcock Naval Marine delivers the through life engineering support of the Royal Navy's complex maritime assets ranging from managed inventories of types of equipment up to whole ships and nuclear submarines.

This role sits within Digital Solutions, within the Engineering Services business unit of the Marine sector. Our business is to provide the engineering assurance, information management and business solutions that keep the Royal Navy at sea.

Within the training team, this IT Trainer will deliver collaborative solutions for use by the entire UK defence maritime enterprise including the customer and other industry participants. The products span the solution space from database applications through to big data and analytics. We work with around 150-160 applications across Babcock Naval Marine.

Reporting to the IT Training Manager, the IT Trainer is responsible for creating, preparing and delivering training courses on a 1 to 1 basis, classroom, and floor walking, creating and designing user documentation and support user acceptance testing with internal and external customers, ensuring a smooth transition from development to in-service of new products and services to the Ministry of Defence and industry partners. You will be working closely with the Service Delivery Team to understand the issues that are reported and use the information to update and adjust training. Our IT Trainers also work alongside Project Managers, Developers and Business Analysts to understand the requirements of a stakeholder, providing high quality training on all applications supported by the business.

What do I need to do the role?
* Proven work experience as an IT Trainer, Technical trainer, IT Course Developer, IT Systems Support or similar role
* Experience in designing course materials - Good business and technical authoring skills and able to develop effective training and user documentation - use of courseware design software would be an advantage
* Qualifications in teaching desirable
* Significant software training experience
* Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with the ability to explain technical terms plainly to groups with a range or learning abilities
* Experience of working with stakeholders/representatives at all levels especially within Defence organisations and demonstrable ability to present and discuss at a senior level
* Full UK driving license

Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.

About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.

You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

This role is within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. The Marine Sector delivers a wide array of complex through-life marine engineering services. Ranging from UK and international naval fleet support, commercial marine, engineering consultancy, weapons handling, equipment support, intelligence, cyber security and training delivered through unique owned and managed infrastructure to defence and civil customers across the globe.

Application Guidance
If you are currently employed by Babcock/Cavendish Nuclear you are required to make your current line manager aware that you're applying for this vacancy. You should advise them if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.

Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.

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. Babcock will be continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to protect our employees, by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we may face.

You will have advance notice should we wish to arrange an interview with you and more information will be provided regarding the format by the recruitment team.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fit your specific needs.

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 check our career website for more information.