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Training Coordinator

East of England
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11 Jun 2024
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About The Role

Training Coordinator

Peterborough & Cambridgeshire
28 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Generous pension scheme / Life assurance / Employee assistance programme
Holiday purchase scheme / Cycle to work scheme / Referral scheme
Family friendly leave policies
Employee rewards & discounts platform (major retailers & cinemas)


Milestone Infrastructure is currently looking to recruit a Training Coordinator to work on our Term Maintenance contracts in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire.

As a Training Coordinator you will be part of our Learning and Development team  who are responsible for ensuring industry compliance and development .

The Peterborough and Cambridgeshire contracts are long term Highways Maintenance partnerships with respective local authorities. Through these framework arrangements we deliver design and operational solutions across a wide spectrum of Civil Engineering disciplines for the benefit of the local communities.       

As the Training Coordinator your duties & responsibilities will be:

  • Organise and manage all aspects of training events for the Operational Workforce liaising with the central Train With Us (TWU) team and depot staff as required. 
  • Monitor training costs and report to the senior management team on a monthly basis.
  • Manage the Appointed Person matrix and liaise with H&S and Operational team to ensure all positions are filled and the correct training delivered for each appointment/duty.
  • Work with HR, Recruitment and Operation teams to prepare for the Winter Maintenance season by ensuring all new drivers undertake the required training.
  • Be a point of contact for any training-related enquiries from all staff, both Operational and Office-based.
  • Liaise with the central TWU team to make that sure that the competency database is up to date with qualifications.
  • Liaise with all Operational teams to identify Training needs and monitor development.
  • Prepare and maintain annual training programme.
  • Update and maintain programmes of mandatory H&S Training in line with company standards.
  • Prepare and forecast yearly training budgets for the Operational Manager.
  • Visit contract operational depots to build relationships.
  • Undertake the Occupational Health (OH) Coordinator role to include organising Safety Critical Medicals for Operatives, manage and keep updated the OH spreadsheet and ensure all Safety Critical Questionnaires are up to date
  • General ADHOC Training Administration.
  • General administration and enabling function support.

 Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Excellent IT skills; proficient in MS Office, with good Excel skills and experience of web based mapping systems is desirable.
  • Previous training administration/co-ordination experience is desirable. 
  • Flexible and positive approach with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Proactive and keen to learn new systems and processes and contribute toward improvements by challenging “the way things have always been done”.
  • Effective communicator both written and verbal. Comfortable to challenge and put forward ideas.
  • Good at building strong and effective working relationships with people at all levels – from the client to colleagues and contacts across the wider Milestone organisation.
  • Team player able to work to deadlines and deliver assigned tasks autonomously within a defined framework. The role is office based but a requirement to travel is expected to local depots

About The Company

At Milestone we embrace diversity, opening a rich potential for new ways of thinking and helping us to build successful and winning teams. We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process; and as a Disability Confident employer, if you require any adjustments that would assist you throughout your application, please contact us at [email protected] or inform the recruitment manager in the first instance and we will be pleased to offer support.

This is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Milestone. The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.