Engineers Ireland Job Vacancy - Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Executive

Engineers Ireland Job Vacancy - Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Executive

11 August 2017 at 10:15

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 and to promote excellence through a programme of ongoing accredited professional development and certification.

Engineers Ireland plays a key role in the timely professional development of its members through the promotion and the provision of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).  Engineers Ireland deliver open training courses, in-company training courses, CPD seminars & specialist topical events as well as accredited continuing education programmes, the CPD Certificate in Professional Engineering, the CPD Diploma in Professional Engineering (both at Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications) and the Fast Track programme.

Engineers Ireland is currently seeking to recruit a CPD Executive to research, plan, implement, market and sell as well as continuously improve a suite of new training programmes for members. The role will be for a fixed-term of two years.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Investigate and evaluate potential training opportunities;
  • Develop and implement new technical and non-technical training programmes against a defined target;
  • Deliver new high quality CPD training events, across all aspects of scheduling, trainers, bookings and the overall project management for events;
  • Develop and manage relationships with clients, trainers, partner organisations and stakeholders;
  • Assist with the development and implementation of national seminars;
  • Liaise with clients to market and deliver in-company training programmes;
  • Contribute to financial planning and reporting of CPD events;
  • Execute marketing, promotion and sales campaigns (both direct and digital);
  • Manage content across a range of platforms including web, e-communications and content management system;
  • Contribute as part of the Engineers Ireland team to achieving our overall goals and objectives.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Third level qualification.
  • Strong sales and influencing skills, with a proven ability to meet deadlines and financial targets.
  • Demonstrable experience in Learning and Development.
  • Experience in delivering a wide range of quality events.
  • Clarity, consistency and conscientiousness in all communications.
  • Event planning and financial management skills.
  • Knowledge of working across a range of platforms.
  • Ability to confidently discuss and advise on all of Engineers Ireland’s CPD offerings.
  • Ability to build effective relationships at all levels.
  • A high level of initiative, energy and motivation with an ability to devise and implement continual process improvements.

The role will be based at Engineers Ireland headquarters in Dublin with some nationwide travel required and will report to the CPD Team Leader.  A remuneration package commensurate with the role will be offered to the successful candidate.