We are looking for an Apprenticeship Advisor to join us at our Christchurch, UK facility to research and propose innovative ways to recoup the funds we are taxed through the apprenticeship levy. The apprenticeship levy is a government initiative introduced in April 2017. The levy requires companies to pay 0.5% of their payroll costs to the HMRC to fund apprenticeship training for both new hires and existing employees. You will work with the leadership team of each of our 3 business units in Christchurch, UK to assess our training requirements and understand the full range of apprenticeship opportunities available to meet these requirements. You will be available immediately on a part time basis for a 4 to 6 month period. We are flexible on which days you work between Monday to Friday. Key Deliverables Review current spending and if funding can be used for any of the senior Apprentices Meet with Business Unit Leads and Managers to understand possible business training requirements Investigate all possible courses that meet the Apprenticeship standard as well as business requirements Investigate approved training providers and costs for all Apprenticeship training identified Prepare clear definitions about the 20% off-the-job training requirement Prepare marketing literature of the courses for Mangers to determine if suitable for any of their employees. If appropriate prepare information for employees who can then request specific training Put process in place to support the above Set up training agreements and manage the Apprentice Levy account, in conjunction with HR Business Partners Skills/Experience This position would suit an experienced HR/Training professional who has a good understanding of business training requirements and managing training. Understanding of the Apprenticeship Levy and standards Experience of managing projects from start to finish Experience in dealing with Senior Managers and staff at all levels Excellent communication skills This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK/EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application. In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn. Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.