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We are currently looking for a HyDEX Skills manager

Job Description

The HyDEX Skills Development Manager is an exciting new role to manage the delivery a range of learning
opportunities for the development of a Hydrogen Economy in the Midlands. The role holder will join the HyDEX
programme within the Energy Research Accelerator team, hosted at Loughborough University.

Working with academic and professional services colleagues across the HyDEX partnership, the main duties will
include building an understanding of the Hydrogenrelated learning and skills capability across the region. This
knowledge will be used to create development programmes for upskilling, reskilling and meeting the training and
development demands of industry and other sectors in the region, for the transition to a Hydrogen economy. The
post holder will liaise closely with a wide range of stakeholders to understand the skills needs for a hydrogenready
workforce, most likely this activity will focus around level 3 and levels 6/7 whilst also building on existing activity in
the Energy Research Accelerator in support of researcher development (e.g. ERA Skills Academy, CDICE). Some
travel across the Midlands and internationally may also be involved. This full time, 30month role is fully funded by
Research England.

Key deliverables will be to establish hydrogen programmes as components to current apprenticeship programmes,
CPD programmes, researchers and for outreach. The role will be situated in the HyDEX team as part of the
Energy Research Accelerator, and will work closely with HyDEX colleagues including the policy, business
engagement and international engagement managers in the project and with other projects such as the Centre for
Postdoctoral Development of Infrastructure, Cities and Energy (CDICE). The role will report the Head of ERA
Skills & CDICE Director and is based at Loughborough

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