Early Career Scheme Leader (NFOW-BVWKYF)

  • Vacancy Title
  • Early Career Scheme Leader (NFOW-BVWKYF)
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive plus benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 24/10/2021
  • Job Description
  • We're now hiring an Early Career Scheme Leader to join our HR Team.

    JCB is a truly world class, family owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the JCB team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further than JCB.


    Overview of the role:

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Early Career Scheme Leader, with strong staff and graduate experience, within the HR Team based at Global Learning/WHQ to support continued growth of our company Early Career Schemes.

    As an Early Career Scheme Leader, you will have day to day responsibility to oversee JCB apprentices and graduates who are based across our UK based manufacturing facilities.

    The existing suite of programmes offers opportunities at Craft, Technician, Degree, Undergraduate and Graduate levels across welding, production assembly, engineering, manufacturing, technical support and business management.


    Your Responsibilities as an Early Career Scheme Leader:

    Work with the wider JCB team to ensure that our Early Career Programmes are fit for current and future needs through effective communication with managers and mentors around the business.

    Identify, select, induct, train and place Early Career trainees into all parts of the JCB Business, matching their skills and location to best effect.

    Monitor individual trainees progress throughout their programmes, ensuring clear plans are set and challenging progression targets are agreed and reviewed for every individual, this also includes tracking timely academic achievement as well as recorded progression in work-based learning through the selection of relevant apprenticeship standards.

    Work closely with our learning providers to understand learner progress, and opportunities for continuous improvement and curriculum enrichment.

    Ensure smooth transition of completing trainees into substantive roles.

    Assist with the planning and delivery of inductions and wider company training (either technical or personal).

    Co-ordinate and utilise our early career talent to engage with external groups to further promote the career opportunities available to join the business such as through schools events and STEM clubs.

    Support careers / recruitment events which may take place outside of normal working hours.

    Support other department activities such as work experience placements, through using your own specific expertise for the benefit of the wider Early Career Talent agenda.


    About you:

    Extensive experience of engineering and business focussed education and be able to relate and translate business needs to structured learning programmes.

    A good knowledge of apprenticeship standards and apprenticeship levy.

    Good influencing, relationship and change management skills with internal and external stakeholders.

    Awareness / qualification in support of safeguarding and health and safety requirements for young people.

    A proactive and forward thinking approach to student placements, learning activities and job opportunities.

    Drive and enthusiasm to take on new challenges.

    Excellent communication skills, both written and especially oral at all levels with a clear, confident and engaging presentation style.

    Some experience in the recruitment, assessment and selection of apprentices.

    Experience of using evolving technologies in the support of learning and development delivery or recruitment.


    What’s in it for you?

    To say thank you for your hard work, we will work with you to support your career progression and development. We will also provide a competitive salary, company pension scheme, medical insurance and dental care schemes, access to the company’s healthy living centre and 33 days annual leave.


    JCB: Building a Brighter Future

    JCB is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

    Recruitment Agencies: JCB does not accept any speculative approaches to present candidates for advertised vacancies.