Training Manager: CAE

Manor Royal Business District
Gatwick, West Sussex
Closing date
11 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

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Training Manager - 96155

Role and Responsibilities

We are recruiting for a Training Manager to join our state-of-the-art Gatwick Training Centre and oversee the delivery of instructional activities across the centre. You will ensure high standards of delivery and have responsibility for the correct execution of all contracted training to ensure it meets compliance and regulations. You will have accountability for a team of instructors and ensure there is alignment and standardisation across the training team. In addition, you will provide cover as a Synthetic Flight Instructor when needed.

The role we are offering you:

  • Manage assigned programs to ensure maximum training quality , client satisfaction and regulatory compliance

  • Report to the Manager, Training Services and provide assistance to them and other Training Managers as required along with deputising in their absence

  • Ensure training records and regulatory paperwork issues are managed and processed in a timely and accurate manner

  • Support program scheduler to ensure the balanced and effective scheduling of instructors to fulfill client requirements

  • Ensure adherence to processes as relevant

  • Act as point of contact with instructors to ensure that training devices remain fit for the published curricula

  • Coordinate with Sales department as appropriate

  • Manage assigned program to ensure maximum client throughput and revenue capture

  • Manage the training qualifications and currency of assigned instructors to ensure maximum instructor availability and currency

  • Conduct simulator and classroom assessments of instructor competence and performance

  • Develop staffing recommendations

  • Be responsible for instructor standardization within the assigned fleet

  • Arrange instructor meetings and training as required

  • Support course preparation and availability of course documentation before customer course start date

  • Support the creation of training curricula and courseware as required

  • Monitor client progress and report on substandard performance, taking action where required

Our ideal candidate has:

  • Previous aviation training experience

  • Management experience within an aviation environment

  • Commercial aviation experience desirable

  • Hold or have held a professional pilot license, CPL/ATPL and ideally SFI /TRI/SFE/TRE

  • ​Working knowledge of UK FCL and EASA Part FCL regulations

  • Solid computer skills & knowledge of internet applications with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Results oriented with an ability to handle multiple tasks while meeting deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Willingness to work flexible hours including public holidays and week-ends

  • Fluency in English

What kind of person will succeed in this team?

You'll be a people manager with the ability to motivate, engage and drive standardisation across the Training team. You'll have a good understanding of UK & EASA Regulations along with a key focus on quality and process improvements. Alongside all of this, you'll be someone who is customer centric with a passion for delivering the highest standards of training.


Onsite at Gatwick Training Centre, Manor Royal

Hours: Monday to Friday with the ability to work flexible hours including public holidays and weekends when necessary

CAE offers

  • Private health insurance (Bupa)

  • Healthcare cash plan

  • Flexible holiday

  • Employee stock purchase plan

  • Pension scheme

  • Electric Car scheme & Cycle to Work schemes

  • Life Assurance

About us

With over 10,000 employees located in 35 countries, CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. To learn more:


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CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At CAE, everyone is welcome to contribute to our success. With no exception.

As captured in our overarching value "One CAE", we’re proud to work as one passionate, boundaryless and inclusive team.

At CAE, all employees are welcome regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, neurodiversity or age.

The masculine form may be used in this job description solely for ease of reading, but refers to men, women and the gender diverse.


Manor Royal Business District is the biggest business park of the Gatwick Diamond area and one of the south east's premier mixed activity employment hubs.

Enviable location and connections

Situated at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond on the Sussex and Surrey county borders, just two miles from London Gatwick Airport, a major motorway junction (M23 Junctoion 10) and two mainline railway stations (Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges), Manor Royal is a popular choice for a diverse range of occupiers including a host of blue chip global brands.

Manor Royal in numbers

  • One of the biggest business parks in the South East.
  • Covers an area of 539 acres – that’s over 300 football pitches.
  • 700 properties
  • 500 businesses
  • 30,000 people

Manor Royal more than a number

Since the formation of the Manor Royal Business Group (MRBG), an association of Manor Royal based business and firms, being on Manor Royal means being part of something. You’re never just a number.

Manor Royal makes sense

Scale, diversity, location and great connectivity with a property offer to match means Manor Royal based firms are never far away from their suppliers, customers and a talented workforce.

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Company info
Manor Royal Business District
7 Magellan Terrace (Ground Floor)
Gatwick Road
West Sussex
RH10 9PJ
United Kingdom

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