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  • Job reference: RMS0178539

Training Course Designer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/06/2017
  • Duration: 1
  • Time left:
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The Role:
FIRCROFT-Riyadh is looking for Training Course Designer with the below criteria:

Primary Objectives and Functions:

To design, develop and maintain courseware for Technical Communications and English Language courses in a compliant format for National Guard Signals School (NGSS) and Regional training in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that is consistent and meets both internal and external requirements in accordance with the Defence Systems Approach to Training Quality Standard (DSAT QS) and BS EN ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Design & Development

 Maintain current or develop future Program of Instructions (POI) that conform to Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG) requirements
 Maintain current or develop future Course Training Plans (CTP) containing ISpecs, ASpecs and Schedules
 Maintain electronic file structures in accordance with the total quality management policy.
 Provide an audit trail for the design and development of all course documentation in accordance with the total quality management policy
 Ensure the design and format of all course materials are in accordance with the total quality management policy
 Produce and maintain task scalars of current or future Military Occupation Specialities (MOS) courses
 Produce and maintain task scalars of current or future Communications Foundation courses
 Produce and maintain task scalars of current or future English Language Training (ELT) courses
 Carry out work task analysis as part of scheduled courseware maintenance
 To produce new documentation for current and future Communications and ELT training within NGSS and the Central, Eastern and Western Regions
 Assist with course documentation as required by TDDM


 Provide weekly reports of current work activities as directed by TDDM
 Communicate the results of analysis and evaluation as directed with supporting information about best practices
 Produce concise reports for management in a variety of formats as directed

Office Administration

 Maintain a register of all official requests for information release by the SANG
 Maintain an efficient prioritised electronic filing system
 General office administration duties
 Maintain all documentation in accordance with Training Quality Data Protection guidelines

Other duties as required by the TDDM
 Advise on training and development issues which contribute to achieving SANGisation objectives and assist long-term planning and change management
 Assist in selection testing for new National Guard Signals Corps entrants
 Assist in the Invigilation of tests as directed
 Assist in the marking of tests as directed
 Assist with Internal Validation as directed
 Provide leave and absence cover as required

Essential and Desirable:

Essential to the role candidates must be able to provide as evidence or demonstrate through interview;


 NVQ Level 4 or above in Training Design and Development or Teaching/Instructional related qualification
 Minimum of five years working within a training department or similar environment
 A sound understanding of a Systems Approach to Training and relevant associated documentation
 Experience of utilising Subject Matter Experts and Stakeholder input to potential training solutions
 Experience of using different taxonomies in curriculum development
 Preparing and delivering concise management reports on results of analysis in English
 Planning and project management skills
 Design and preparation of spread sheet solutions
 Skilled in the use of MS Office software Word, Excel, Access and Project including experience of mind mapping software
 Customer focus and good business sense
 Have the highest level of personal and professional integrity
 Have an analytical and logical approach
 Be a self starter
 Have excellent time management skills
 Be fluent in Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening in the English Language
 Hold a valid driving license from country of origin


 Trained to UK Armed Forces standards.
 A sound knowledge of all Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT) processes, including course design, course development and course delivery and DSAT Quality Standards (DSAT QS).
 Ideally some experience with military overseas students.
 Have knowledge and understanding of the cultural aspects of life in Saudi Arabia.

Level of Contact / Communications with others (internally / externally / meetings)

Liaise with Scope of Services contract stakeholders as directed;


 NGSS departments (High)
 Organisational departments (High)


 Regional Training Centres (High)
 UK MoD (Medium)
 SANG (Medium)


 Meetings as directed (Medium)
Competences / Standards (Specific Responsibilities)

 Communicate with a limited range of people on day-to-day matters

Service Improvement
 Make changes in own practice and offer suggestions for improving services
 Contribute, interpret and apply suggestions, recommendations and directives to improve services
 Maintain quality in own work and encourage others to do so

Health & Safety
 Assist in maintaining own and others' Health, Safety and Security

Personal & People Development
 Develop own skills and knowledge and provide information to others to help their development

Equality & Diversity
 Act in ways that support equality and value diversity

If you qualify and interested kindly forward your CV to:

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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