• HR and Training Coordinator

    Job Locations UK-Kent-Kings Hill
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(29/03/2018 16:12)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    The Aone+ is a joint venture between Costain, CH2M and Colas where they have been entrusted with completing a diverse range of maintenance, incident response, weather management and road engineering duties across over 4300 miles of major road network.  The network include Area 12 Yorkshire and Humberside and Area 4 in Kent which commenced from June 2016 for five years and have a combined estimated value of between £140m and £165 million per year.


    This role is a 9-12 Month fixed term contract to cover Maternity. Applications for this role will close on 13.04.18.

    What will I be doing?

    • Provide a professional service to managers through active involvement & the provision of best practice advice/guidance on training
    • Attend regular meetings with Managers to discuss training requirements
    • Liaise regularly with managers regarding the arrangement of courses, venues, accommodation and process paperwork
    • Ensure all identified and authorised training is planned, delivered, evaluated and recorded effectively
    • Ensure record keeping complies with legislation and associated systems are also kept accurate i.e. MosaicRegularly review central, area training plans and associated budgets to ensure compliance, control and continuous improvement of the functionKeep accurate information for Colas employees, to complete within agreed timescales annual claims for annual CITB levy
    • Analyse training requirements from PDR’s, with departmental managers and produce training/ development action plans.
    • Produce timely written data for monthly reports to incorporate all relevant training information, actions, KPI’s, progress against action plans/budget etc
    • Ensure all mandatory training is refreshed appropriately (incl. CSCS cards) and update training records
    • To manage as part of a team the administration of all transactional HR processes relating to recruitment, new starters, leavers and changing terms & conditions and monitor the process through to parent company offers 
    • Produce ad-hoc reports to assist with the control of sickness absence and maternity, paternity & parental leave, starters and leavers.


    About you

    • Previous experience in a similar role
    • Knowledge of HR and Training practices and procedures
    • Use of Microsoft Office programmes specifically Excel
    • Previous experience withing a construction or highways environment (desirable)
    • Strong communication and organisation skills
    • This role may require travelling within the Area 4 network therefor a Driving Licence is required.

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.   


    At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.


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