Vacancy Details

We are an equal opportunities employer and pride ourselves on a fair and transparent process. We welcome applications from everyone and if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process please let one of our recruiters know so we can help and advise.

Whatever the assessment process you will be given guidance from our Recruitment Team as to what to expect and prepare, we are always on hand to answer your questions.

Training Operations Manager


Location : Open location
Region : United Kingdom
Posted : Feb 26, 2019
Closing Date : Apr 9, 2019


We currently have a vacancy for a Training Operations Manager within Certas Energy on a full time and permanent basis.

This position will involve travel around the UK with primary office locations of the role being in Warrington, Larbert and London and therefore we are open to receiving applications from anywhere in the UK.


As a Training Operations Manager you will be expected to manage, lead and develop the transport training team in implementing the transport training plans at the same time as unlocking potential and allowing individuals to grow within the business. You should have the ability to influence change within Training and to work with other areas of the business to implement this.


You will be responsible for managing the Training team within its budget, as well as over-seeing the delivery and development of relevant training programmes with reference to the agreed Business Plan. This will be done by assessing the training needs of the transport operation through skill gap assessments and job analysis and regular consultations with operational management.  This would then form part of the driver training matrix.


You will ensure to develop, monitor and report on Transport Training KPIs to key stakeholders in a timely and proactive manner, while being the main point of contact for all external accreditation bodies/exam boards and attending & contributing to management meetings and external meetings as required.


It is beneficial a working knowledge of QMS and Training Systems and practices, having and experienced use of Microsoft suite of programs, with experience of working in the Dangerous goods training sector also being desirable.


Benefits also provided by Certas include discount schemes, pension scheme and holiday buy and sell options. This role provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience and grow within the UKs largest independent retailer of fuels and lubricants.


Our Mission


We work as one team, making our energy expertise and outstanding service count for all our customers.


Company Information


We employ 2,500 colleagues based across our depots around the UK from the highlands of Scotland to the Channel Islands. We recruit sales people to sell our fuel, oils and lubricants as well as drivers to deliver the products to our customers who may be individual home owners, farmers, small or large businesses! Also essential to our business are our management teams and colleagues within, Marketing, HR, Finance, IT, Health and Safety and Legal. In addition, we have a dedicated team of service engineers who work within Team Energy. Key to our success are our people and our learning and development team ensure we can nurture our talent and support colleagues with their aspirations and growth through programmes such as Inspire, our WOW training courses and apprenticeships.


It’s also worth noting we are part of the wider DCC PLC group which is a FTSE 100 company. Being part of the group gives our colleagues opportunities to work alongside other businesses to share best practice and develop into roles across the businesses in the group.



The successful candidate will be offered the position on Certas Energy terms and conditions of employment.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified within 2 weeks after the closing date. If you are not contacted, you should assume that you have not been shortlisted.


Certas Energy Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer


Job Reference Number : 7313

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