CPD/Member Learning Manager

Job Details

  • Place of work: The PGA
  • Position: CPD/Member Learning Manager
  • Region: PGA National Training Academy
  • Date added: 22/07/2022
  • Closing Date: 02/09/2022
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About Us:

Established in 1901, The PGA’s mission is to improve the personal and professional lives of it’s Members through it’s strategic principles of providing world class services, influencing through it’s Members and delivering exceptional prestige standards.

As part of the benefits of membership, The PGA provides Members with an industry-leading and varied Member Education programme. The PGA provides Members with relevant training and education opportunities in the form of courses, qualification, events, webinars and online learning and resources, all of which have been designed to keep them at the forefront of the latest developments, maintain their position as industry experts and support them to achieve their career ambitions.

About Our People and our Culture:
Our values of being professional, respectful, supportive and acting with integrity are reflected in our people and at the heart of all we do. Our tradition and heritage are important as we embrace new ways of working. Many of our roles offer flexibility and we are currently trialing hybrid working across many of our Departments.

What We Offer:
Up to 25+ days annual leave plus bank/public holidays and a holiday purchase scheme; Pension Scheme with a 5% Employer Contribution; After a qualifying period access to our Private Medical Insurance, Group Income Protection Scheme, Life Assurance and Company Sick Pay Schemes; 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme for your mental, financial and physical wellbeing; Free Car Parking; Access to tailored learning opportunities through our bespoke platform; and a discount scheme offering savings on shopping, leisure and dining.

The Role:

Creating and providing opportunities for all full PGA Members to access relevant training and education which is reflective of the knowledge and skills demanded by the various roles that they undertake within the golf industry. Overseeing the process of recognising, accrediting and recording the personal development of each PGA Member, the role includes:

  • Developing, delivering and maintaining PGA Learn, our digital platform providing online learning opportunities for Members
  • Identifying relevant courses, qualifications and certificates relating to roles within the golf industry
  • Negotiating the supply of learning (in-person and online), maintaining SLA’s
  • Overseeing the smooth delivery of Member education events (in-person and online)
  • Investigating the latest R&D, measuring, evaluating and reporting
  • Overseeing the recognition, accreditation and recording of Members’ personal development
  • Overseeing daily operations linked to PGA developed and managed qualifications (Director of Golf and ASQ GC Management)
  • Promotion of all CPD activities and opportunities, overseeing CPD area on the website
  • Effectively line managing the small team of administrators, driving service and quality improvements
    Assist with developing budgets, forecasts, approving and monitoring invoices

Role Requirements: Education/Qualifications/Key Competences/Personal Profile:

  • Experience of learning systems and procedures; arranging events; managing a team in a ‘customer led’ environment
  • Educated to degree or similar level or relevant proven experience
  • Web design and build, evaluating teaching materials, knowledge of golf and the roles of Members, the golf industry and management of golf facilities are all desirable
  • Essential competencies include: communication and presentation skills, knowledge and understanding of the structure and business of golf; Ability to influence and negotiate with a range of partners and stakeholders; Motivation; Delegation; Planning and Organising; Managing multiple projects to strict deadlines.
  • Innovative, business focused with strong people skills.

How to Apply:

  1. Request a job description from vanessa.hockin@pga.org.uk the job description will provide you with further details about the role.
  2. Send your CV with a cover letter that very clearly details how you meet the role requirements listed above and those within the job description to vanessa.hockin@pga.org.uk. Your covering letter is an important part of the application process and provides you with an opportunity to set yourself apart from other applicants.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, 2 September 2022, interviews will take place at the PGA National Headquarters, date TBC. If you need any adjustments or additional support with your application, please let us know.

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