Vacancy: CPD Executive

Vacancy: CPD Executive

20 December 2017 at 13:16

2 years, Fixed-Term

The Organisation:
Engineers Ireland is the professional body for engineers and engineering in Ireland. With over 23,000 members across the island of Ireland and overseas, we focus on the promotion and development of all disciplines of engineering, working collaboratively with industry, educational institutions, state bodies and the public service. As one of the country’s largest and longest-established professional bodies, we liaise closely with the engineering community to act as the voice of the profession. We also work to promote excellence through a programme of ongoing Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and certification and we are now seeking to hire a CPD Executive to support this objective.

Main Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Market the CPD Accredited Employer standard to engineering-led employers
  • Provide best-in-class Learning & Development consultancy and support to participating organisations throughout the CPD Accreditation process in order to assist them to achieve and maintain the ‘CPD Accredited Employer’ standard
  • Lead CPD Accreditation audits on behalf of Engineers Ireland
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of CPD best practice events
  • Contribute to process improvements and be active in Knowledge Management as part of the CPD team
  • Play an active part in achieving agreed team goals and objectives and contribute to other Engineers Ireland cross-functional teams as necessary
  • Undertake general administration and support duties as required

Skills & Experience:

  • Degree level qualification in Learning & Development or Human Resource Development or Engineering Discipline
  • Knowledge of best practices in Learning & Development, including mentoring and coaching
  • Strong project management and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong presentation skills are essential and experience delivering training would be an advantage
  • Ability to build strong working relationships at all levels
  • Strong business and marketing acumen
  • An excellent working of knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Work experience across a range of engineering industry sectors would be an advantage
  • Strong initiative, energy and motivation

Apply by email only please, including a cover letter (outlining your suitability for this role) and a CV, in the strictest confidence to Fquinn@engineersireland.ie Applications to be submitted by 10:00 a.m. Monday 15 January 2018.