Curriculum Manager - Offshore

BAE Systems

  • Al Jubayl, Ash Sharqiyah
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 21 hours ago
Curriculum Manager - Offshore

Grade: GG11

Location: Jubail, Saudi Arabia

BAE Systems is the UK Government’s nominated Prime Contractor under the Government-to-Government arrangements that are in place to provide equipment, support and training to Saudi Arabia. We provide maintenance of Royal Saudi Air Force aircraft and train RSAF personnel safely in a training environment in how to use their aircraft, equipment and weapons.

BAE Systems Saudi Arabia is committed to supporting the Saudi Arabian National Agenda including Saudisation and the training and development of Saudi National capability through the growth of the Saudi National Partner Companies thereby reinforcing Industrialisation and Partnerships.

Job purpose

To manage the delivery of UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), Transport General Authority (TGA), Colleges of Excellence, and Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation (OPITO) programme ranging from Minimum Industry Safety Training to OPITO Major Emergency Management Initial Response (MEMIR). The training will be delivered in a purpose-built facility and utilising advance simulation and emulation techniques. The post holder will be required to lead a multi-disciplinary team to ensure effective training delivery with high levels of student success, continuity of UK MCA approval, academic awarding bodies approval, both in the UK and KSA, and development of the associated curriculum. The Post holder will be expected to deliver over 800 hours of training and develop curriculum as required by the needs of the NMA.

Job accountabilities

The post holder is responsible for the following:

To assist the NMA Principal in implementing the associated policies and procedures within the NMA

To assist the NMA Principal in the implementation of the NMA’s commercial strategies in line with the NMA’s strategic priorities

To manage the development of curriculum team groupings to promote an industry focused tertiary educational model

To manage and inspire staff to be creative and innovative in all aspects of pedagogy and to embed Blended Learning across all curriculum areas

To assist the NMA Principal in the operational planning and delivery of the NMA’s curriculum provision targets

To assist the NMA Principal in ensuring all courses within the area of responsibility have the awarding body approvals

To assist the NMA Principal in the development of a QMS that meets the needs of the Industry, NMA and the awarding bodies

Ensure performance targets within the area of responsibility are met

To manage and provide direction to a team in order to provide a valuable student experience

To assist the NMA Principal in the development of a PMS for all teaching and learning equipment within the area of responsibility

To ensure teaching content and methods of delivery are in accordance with equal opportunities, are compliant with NMA’s standards and are fully accessible

To be a champion of change, communication, continuous improvement and empowerment, securing motivation, loyalty and the support of direct reports in particular and staff in general.

To ensure regular team meetings with all direct reports

Ensure direct reports receive regular feedback on their performance

To be accountable for the delivery of teaching and learning and ensuring it is of the highest standard and responsive to the needs of the students, including, in particular:

Establishing and maintaining high levels of professional conduct in the area of responsibility

Managing and being accountable for, improvements in the quality of teaching and learning delivered by the curriculum area

Ensuring that the targets for the improvement in quality of learning, teaching and attainment for the Curriculum area are achieved

Managing and being accountable for the sustained improvements in students’ achievement within the Curriculum area

Ensuring that the targets for students’ recruitment, retention and achievement are achieved.

Managing the student disciplinary process and conduct within the Curriculum area

To ensure that coherent academic guidance systems are in place and implemented in line with NMA policy

To manage and ensure course approvals for each course from the awarding bodies.

To lead and manage the Industrial Experience component of the training programme

To be responsible for the safe operations of the Offshore

To lead and manage the skills-based student ship building projects

To be responsible for the maintenance of student records as required by the regulatory bodies

To lead and further develop offshore related course provision

To be responsible for the development and management of PMS for the Offshore Skills Workshop Equipment.

To be responsible for the project management of new bespoke offshore commercial courses

To assist as a College TRB advisor for all students following the ME HND route

To assist in the management of IAMI written and MCA orals examinations

Recruitment specification

The post holder must hold the following:

A degree in a relevant discipline

Offshore experience as an OIM or other management level position

Experience of operational management in curriculum delivery including the effective development, deployment and leadership of staff

Experience in the planning, development, approval and the delivery of Offshore safety skills core curriculum and the underpinning knowledge as per the industry standards

Significant experience in the planning, development, approval and the delivery of skills based short courses

An ability to build effective and financially beneficial working relationships with industry to drive and deliver dynamic, creative and innovative learning

Ability to develop positive working relationships with individuals and customers at all levels (internal and external)

Highly developed communication, liaison and networking skills

The ability to analyse, solve problems and implement change with a successful track record of managing and delivering change

a strong sense of purpose and proven experience of exceeding agreed goals and KPIs

The ability to manage budgets and meet financial targets; excellent ICT Skills; ability to provide management level reportage

Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex information clearly and effectively

Ability to manage conflicting priorities and meet deadlines to the satisfaction of all parties

The ability to delegate effectively and manage the performance of others

EXPATRIATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary, rent free accommodation and access to free recreation facilities, all available within Company secured accommodation. In addition, a generous leave and travel allowance makes this an opportunity not to be missed. On successfully securing a role your appointment to Saudi Arabia will initially be on single status. On commencement of employment in Saudi Arabia you will have the opportunity to apply to have your family join you in the future. A full health care scheme is provided within Saudi Arabia.

SAUDI NATIONAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous leave and travel allowance, a full health care scheme and access to subsidised recreational facilities

BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 82,500 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

All appointments in Saudi Arabia are subject to receipt of all necessary Government and/or Customer approvals.

BAE Systems

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