Training and Communications Specialist, Open to flexible working

Luton, London
£40,000 - £45,000 per annum + Benefits
27 Jun 2019
25 Jul 2019
Emma Buckley
Contract Type

Happy to talk flexible working

Guidant Global is a growing, value driven, international recruitment outsourcing company committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Our staff know exactly what's expected of them and are empowered to deliver. The happiness and well-being of our employees is a top priority for us and we've worked extraordinarily hard over the past few years to ensure our people really enjoy coming to work.

#TeamGuidant are now on the lookout for a Training and Communications Specialist to be based from Luton /London /Home on a permanent basis.

This is a superb opportunity for someone to be responsible for writing effective change management communications and conducting implementation and operational training for internal and external clients.

You will need to have prior training experience and be able to create PowerPoint presentations and supporting materials using current instructional design techniques. You will also need good communication and organisational skills and be comfortable speaking to large and small groups to deliver training. We also need someone to have good writing skills and ideally a background on recruitment /HR although we may consider someone with good training skills outside these industries. A full working knowledge and ability to utilise the following software programmes would also be desirable: Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), MS Project, WebEx and Visio.

If this is you, then please read on.

Day to day you'll be responsible for:

  • Planning and conducting training for new and existing clients and team members.
  • Creating training documentation which include presentations and reference guides.
  • Assessing current training and training documentation and recommending revisions in scope, format and content.
  • Maintaining the training materials and other tools and functions associated with training.
  • Change management communication plan for implementation projects.
  • Creating and editing communications for internal and external clients and team members.
  • Maintaining communication template library.
  • Analysing feedback to improve communication and training.

We have a fabulous benefits package which includes amongst lots of other things:

  • Holiday trading
  • Pension Scheme
  • Birthday off
  • Enhanced Maternity Pay
  • Enhanced Paternity Pay
  • Benefit lifestyle portal for discounts on shopping, cinema, day trips, spa days etc
  • Employee assistance help-line and life assurance scheme

Plus a large flexible benefits package with the option to buy benefits at corporate rates including private medical insurance, dental cover, annual health checks, travel insurance, and many more. (available in the annual window in March or when an employee passes probation)

You will also benefit from regular monthly one to ones with your manager using our Open Blend method and structured career development including opportunities within our Career Academy, Online Learning and Development portal and the chance to gain extra qualifications through our apprenticeship department. We want you to succeed as much as you do.

Guidant Global is an IIP Platinum employer as well as being a disability confident leader and a Sunday Times 100 Top company to work for.

It's also worth knowing that you are guaranteed an interview if you can demonstrate that you can meet the role requirements above and have a disability or long term health condition -please just tell us when applying for the role. We also recognise the value people with previous convictions can bring to society and are proud to be a "ban the box" employer. Guidant believe that the best talent can't always do a Monday to Friday 9-5 role. Just let us know what suits you best and we will try our hardest to flex the role to suit you. We want the best people not the ones that work the longest hours!

Guidant Global is committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please mention this at any stage.