Food and Drink Manufacturing Development Coach – (Midlands and West Midlands)

To apply please email your CV to or phone our HR Recruitment Assistant for more details on 0115 9759550

Salary: Competitive plus Company Car or Car Allowance 

Reports to: Regional Manager 

Summary and Main Purpose: The role of the Development Coach/ Assessor is to teach, guide and support the development and progression of our learners on apprenticeship programmes. To support the delivery of the required framework within work based settings delivering effective and engaging training via a blended learning approach. This, along with regular visits to ensure continuous development, growth and achievement of learners allocated on the caseload.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Complete the required number of visits and reviews required for each apprentice
  • Engage and coach the learner’s line manager to provide adequate support and guidance needed by the learner during the working day
  • Monitor and review learner issues on a regular basis, taking any necessary action to limit the number of early leavers from the programme
  • Manage and complete both business and personal administration within given timescales
  • Ensure knowledge of all subject areas including technical training and competitors are kept constantly updated by way of self-development (CPD)
  • Work as part of the assessing team and give feedback and offer ideas and suggestions for improving team performance
  • Research the industry on a regular basis to keep abreast of market developments and trends.

Qualification, Experience & Knowledge:

  • NVQ Level 3 Relevant Occupational Qualification or equivalent
  • TAQA Level 3 Assessors Award or equivalent
  • Functional Skills Level 2 Maths, English & ICT or equivalent
  • Experience of delivering apprenticeship training and support in a work based environment
  • Essential to be able to demonstrate experience of relevant occupational competence in food and drink manufacturing including assessment processes and evidence capture.
  • Knowledge of Government Funded training
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, oral and written
  • Excellent IT knowledge & skills including using electronic portfolio system
  • Time Management skills with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work with the minimum of supervision as part of a remote team
  • Ability to motivate and support learners

Key Requirements:


  • Educated to GCSE level grade C or above including Maths & English (or equivalent)
  • Computer Skills (ECDL or equivalent in Company training)
  • Relevant occupational qualification


  • A1 Assessor Award
  • Teaching qualification



  • Experience of delivering training and support
  • Relevant occupational sector experience, and/or current updated CPD
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office applications
  • Assessment processes and evidence capture


  • Maytas system including Maytas Online/Offline

Skills and Knowledge:


  • Good communication and presentation skills, oral and written
  • Good general IT awareness
  • Time Management skills with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work with the minimum of supervision
  • An ability to motivate and support learners
  • Ability to travel to locations throughout the UK as required
  • Full valid driving licence
  • Prepared to stay overnight at locations as required


  • Knowledge of Government Funded training
  • Proven track record to influence people
  • Experience of writing reports and training material

Remit Group is an Investors in People Gold and Health & Wellbeing awarded employer who pride ourselves on being a company putting our learners and colleagues at the heart of everything we do. As an equal opportunity, disability confident and safeguarding committed employer, we welcome applications from all who meet our minimum requirements and any prospective colleagues will be assessed as part of a fair and Safer Recruitment process. An offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check from the Disclosure & Barring Service and appropriate references. Read our data policy at to find out more about how we store and handle applicants’ information.

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