Technical Training Manager (6 months)

Are you a skilled HR professional with experience transitioning into a Technical Training role?

Location: Edinburgh (Hybrid)
Salary: Competitive
Sector: Pharmaceuticals
Contract: Full time
Closing date: 06/07/24
Contact: Laura Brownhill
Job ref: 12926
Job type: Specialist

Hunter Adams is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Technical Training Manager to join our client, on an interim basis (6 months) in Edinburgh.

About the Role:

In this exciting role, you will play a pivotal role in reviewing, revamping and leading the company’s technical training program. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting a holistic review of the current technical training program to assess departmental needs and identify areas for improvement.
  • Partnering with HR and department heads to understand competency requirements and align training programs accordingly.
  • Oversee the management and development of technical competencies within the team, covered by external providers.
  • While external providers deliver technical training, you will be responsible for ensuring its effectiveness and alignment with departmental need
  • Liaising with external training providers to ensure alignment with internal training objectives.
  • Track and measure the success of training initiatives and identify areas for continuous improvement.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and best practices

You are the ideal candidate if you:

  • Possess previous HR experience in a related field, ideally with a blend of operational HR and Learning & Development experience.
  • Experience working within a regulated environment (a plus).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in conducting training needs analyses.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • A passion for learning and development and a commitment to employee success.


  • This is a 6-month interim contract position based in Edinburgh.
  • Flexible on the number of days worked on-site, but require full-time commitment (37.5 hours per week).