Training & Competency Advisor 

Location: Warrington 

Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.

We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.

This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.


To support the strategy & services of the training and competency function and to ensure compliance with training and competence requirements, in accordance with company and client processes and procedures.



  • Proactively ensure compliance (corporate &  legislative) in process, documentation, policy and behaviour
  • Responsible for accurately maintaining personnel training and competency records to ensure full compliance with company procedures
  • Liaise with other business support areas to ensure they provide, and are provided with, all relevant information to support business activities 
  • Collate findings from audits on personnel records/process and communicate outcomes to appropriate parties. Work with stakeholders to make improvements.
  • Lead the monthly reporting and administration process for obtaining training grants, to maximise returns.
  • Support in coordinating in-house training, where applicable.
  • Be a Super User of the Company training system and provide support to users, when required.
  • Support regional operations teams with Trade Assessment process and employee personal development plans. 
  • Report within the business, the status of mandatory training across the regions and regular visits to sites required.
  • Identify competence gaps and develop gap analysis plans and perform regular audits and gap analysis on personnel training records.
  • Support the business and participate in the continuous review and development of competency related systems and processes to ensure they remain robust and fit-for-purpose.
  • Liaise with the Company’s external training partner on behalf of the regional operations teams, to ensure all training requirements are met.
  • Provide management and internal stakeholders on a regular basis, training and competency related reports, as agreed.



  • Contribute to the team, sharing best practice and building a “one team” culture.
  • Ensure participation in performance through the relevant processes and initiatives ensuring the appropriate knowledge and skills are in place.
  • Liaise and support the Training & Competency Manager in supporting management, operations and employees to ensure awareness and involvement in key competency issues/initiatives.
  • Take the lead in projects and initiatives as directed by the Training & Competency Manager and participate in external working parties as required




  • Support smooth interaction between intercompany departments as appropriate.



  • Experience and understanding of technical Competency processes and quality checking incoming Competency information
  • Previous experience in a T&C or L&D role
  • Experience in a fast paced work environment
  • Understanding of various industry Awarding Bodies
  • Knowledge of the industry (desirable)
  • Understanding of training levy grant recovery process (desirable)
  • Able to work under own initiative & operate under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal & influencing skills
  • Strong computer literacy, including use of Excel
  • Ability to plan project to delivery
  • Understanding of the training and competency function
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solver
  • Assertive
  • Clear ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Self starter and team player
  • Highly personable
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality

If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


General Management | Bilfinger UK Limited | Permanent | White-collar workers | Professional | Human Resources  

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