Apprentice Development Leader

GP Strategies

  • Competitive Salary
  • Derby / East Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

GP Strategies Corporation is one of the world’s leading talent transformation providers. By delivering award-winning learning and development solutions, we help organizations transform through their people and achieve meaningful change. GP Strategies has delivered our innovative consulting, learning services, and talent technology solutions to over 6,000 organizations globally.

From our global experience working across thousands of projects and initiatives over the past 55 years, we’ve learned that relationships, business, work, innovation, strategy, and transformation are all about people. And, to put it simply, GP Strategies is about our people—an extensive global network of learning experts. Additional information can be found at

We are seeking an Apprentice Development Leader who will oversee the progress of apprentices within the specified programme, ensuring the quality of delivery meets the standards set by the client, EPA, funding agencies, and regulatory bodies.

This is an office-based role at our client’s site in Derby, United Kingdom.

About the role

You’ll coach and mentor a cohort of Apprentices, supporting them towards achievement of their Apprenticeship programme, whilst accurately managing all associated data and stakeholder relationships.

  • To assist and support the Client and GP Strategies Management team with the delivery of KPIs within your designated programme and business area.
  • To deliver and develop own skills and professional qualifications to support Apprentice training in a blended learning approach that includes coaching individual and group training.
  • To undertake a tripartite review with the Lead provider ensuring all apprentices are reviewed using the individual learning plan every 8 or 12 weeks as agreed with the client and the Lead Provider.
  • To ensure that Apprentice data is managed efficiently with no gaps or incorrect data and also to be accountable for learners on your holdings reports.
  • Ensure full understanding of recording and managing Apprentice absence, holiday process and expenses using the client systems.
  • Attendance at best practice and standard meetings to meet the requirements of the ADL role.
  • To be the single point of contact for your specified Lead Providers managing any operational issues and raising to the Apprentice Program Lead as appropriate.
  • To manage operational governance including quarterly governance board meetings with business leads.
  • To ensure that the Equality, Diversity, Health, Safety, Safeguarding and Quality Policies are adhered to within your area of responsibility and that any non-compliance is reported to your manager.

What we need:

A self-motivated and effective team player who possesses excellent communication and organisational skills with previous apprenticeships/people management/teaching experience.

  • Business or Engineering Apprenticeship/ qualification (other disciplines will be considered)
  • Strong administration and data management skills.
  • Excellent stakeholder management
  • Car owner and driver with the willingness to travel to other locations if necessary.
  • Professional attitude.
  • Current sector occupational competence and evidence of ongoing CPD practice at the appropriate level.
  • Excellent standard of secondary education.
  • Proficient user of MS Office

Ideally, you’ll also have:

PTLLS Level 3 or equivalent teaching qualification
Professional qualification/ Degree.
A good understanding of safeguarding procedures

With more than 4000 employees in over 30 countries, diversity at GP Strategies is second nature! Beyond our locations, our culture focuses on performance and revolves around respect, fairness, and working collaboratively to achieve our goals. We support our People, no matter who they are or where they are from, because we all have valuable and unique perspectives and approaches. That’s how great ideas are born, which enable us to work smarter.

GP Strategies is committed and proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

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