Learning & Development Trainer

Learning & Development Trainer Rochester, South East England, England

va-Q-tec UK Limited
Full Time Rochester, South East England, England 35000 - 40000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Sector: Learning & Development, Training & Administration

Job Title: Learning & Development Trainer

Reports to: Head of Learning & Development

Company Name: va-Q-tec Ltd

Location: Rochester, Kent, ME1 3QX, UK*

*please note, the offices will be relocating to Maidstone mid-2023.

Company Description: va-Q-tec Ltd specialises in high quality container rentals and services for Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Biotechnology companies. With increasing partnerships worldwide, va-Q-tec Ltd is becoming one of the leading global pharma cold chain container providers.

Opportunity: We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Learning & Development Trainer to join our team. As a Learning & Development Trainer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and delivering training programs to employees/partners across multiple regions and countries. You will work closely with various teams to identify training needs and create effective training materials to improve employee performance and enhance overall business success.

The ideal candidate should have a proven track record in delivering high-quality training programs, exceptional communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. You should also have extensive experience in developing and delivering virtual training programs and be comfortable using various digital training platforms.

As a Learning & Development Trainer, you will have the opportunity to travel internationally and work with diverse teams in various locations. You will also play a key role in driving va-Q-tec’s culture and values through effective training programs. If you are a highly motivated and experienced training professional with a passion for developing employees/partners, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Conduct training with new partners.
  • Perform effectiveness assessment of all training and conduct retraining as needed.
  • Conduct annual refresher training or retention tests according to schedule.
  • Develop, maintain and review training records and materials (including multimedia).
  • Support ongoing operational process development.
  • Support the Head of Learning Development on training-related projects.
  • Support the management of the online learning management system (LMS).
  • Develop and administer evaluation tools to determine training success.
  • Assist with planning and producing learning and development events.
  • Market available training to employees and provide necessary information.
  • Travel globally to deliver training 30% of the time.
  • Support outreach to the technical and operational communities to integrate relevant services into training syllabi.
  • Deliver a range of training programs, including workshops, webinars, and e-learning courses.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Learning & Development to design and develop training programs.
  • Maintain knowledge of va-Q-tec policies, procedures, products, and services.
  • Stay up-to-date with latest training trends, methodologies, and technologies to ensure innovative programs.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Maintain standards in line with the requirements of the role and any va-Q-tec Ltd policies and procedures in place.
  • Undertake any other duties and responsibilities as may be determined from time to time.
  • Work any additional hours as the requirements of the job demand, subject to prior negotiation.
  • Comply with equal opportunities legislation and be pro-active in challenging prejudice, discrimination and stereotyping.
  • Adhere to procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment and materials for which the role has responsibility.

Required experience:

  • Proven experience of learning and development training role.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 applications.
  • Proven experience in delivering training.

Desirable experience:

  • CIPD Qualified – Learning & Development.
  • Delivery of training in diverse settings.
  • Proven experience in handling technical information.

Essential skills:

  • High accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proactive thinking and can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possession of strong organisational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently and resolve practical problems in a flexible way.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrate efficient risk assessment, problem analysis and problem resolution capabilities.
  • Reliable, positive and professional.
  • Good team player.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the needs of the business.
  • A keen and enthusiastic nature.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Strong knowledge of training and development methodologies.
  • Willingness to learn.

Desirable skils:

  • The ideal candidate can be flexible in working hours to support a global business operating across multiple time zones and will be keen to develop a wide range of skills and experience in a high service training and development sector.
  • Experience in working with a Learning Management System, such as 360 Learning.

Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday (hybrid working options available)

Salary: £35,000.00 - £40,000.00 (DOE)

Employee Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday.
  • opportunities for travel.
  • cycle to work scheme.
  • employee assistance programme.
  • private healthcare.
  • training & development opportunities.

Term: Permanent role. Part time applications will be considered.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £35,000.00-£40,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Do you have experience in a L&D role?


  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Rochester

Application deadline: 21/03/2023
Reference ID: Learning & Development Trainer

Learning & Development Trainer
va-Q-tec UK Limited

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