Equate Training and Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,816 – £39,152
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th October 2020

  • Advertised from 15th October 2020
  • Full time, Fixed term contract 11 months.


We are looking for a Training and Development Manager to join our team. Equate Scotland is recognised as the national expert organisation on women’s under-representation in science, engineering, technology and the built environment. We are hosted by and partner with Edinburgh Napier University and funded by the Scottish Government.

We are based in Edinburgh at Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart campus. We work with industry, academia, the Scottish Government and public bodies to make tangible and sustainable change, enabling more women to study and work in these key sectors. You can find out more information about us here.

We believe in creating an inclusive and enjoyable place of work and are therefore happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. If you want to join a proactive team, dedicated to the cause of women’s social and economic equality then we want to hear from you.

The role

The role is central to our employer and academic stakeholder engagement to support them to implement gender equality initiatives and culture change methods. This role is responsible for the management of our career services for women, has lead responsibility to meet funding objectives within budget alongside meeting income generation targets.

This role is ideal for someone with a proven track record on organisational/strategic development and who has significant experience in training design and delivery. Ideally the candidate will also have line management experience.

Who we are looking for

Applicants must demonstrate:

  • Significant experience in training workshop design and delivery, including use of on-line training delivery platforms
  • Demonstrated knowledge of equality, diversity and inclusion issues
  • Experience of delivering advice and consultancy to develop organisational strategies and policies
  • Experience of stakeholder manager
  • Experience of budget management and funder reporting
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent team working
  • Ability to work to deadlines and use initiative.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

If this opportunity sounds of interest, please see below to read the full role profile/description

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Application notes

For further information and to apply,please visit our website napier.ac.uk/about-us/work-with-us

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Application closing date: Tuesday 27th October 2020 (Midnight)

Interviews: Thursday 5th November 2020

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations and holds Disability Confident, Career Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status.

More details can be found here