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Talent & Development Officer

Requisition ID: 59873

Domain: Support Services/Human Resources

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for a Talent & Development Officer to join our team in Coleshill, Birmingham, on a permanent basis. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary, and benefits package.

Please note travel will be required across West and East Midlands.

What will you deliver?

  • Manage the Trainee, Apprentice and Graduate (TAG) Programme from onboarding to achievement, in line with contractual, divisional, and business needs
  • Create TAG networking opportunities regionally and working with colleagues nationally
  • Ability to use social media to enhance the reputation of apprenticeships and aid recruitment
  • Ensure that all processes are followed for recruitment, enrolment, registration and achievement for TAGs and wider development programmes
  • Coordinate consistent reviews of progress, development, and achievement, liaising with Training Providers to collate progress updates
  • Work with L&D Manager and HR on succession planning, to support development and retention in the business
  • Ensure accurate, up to date and accessible records are kept for each TAG
  • Be point of contact for the region and offer advice and guidance on early careers options and opportunities
  • Manage internal and external TAG awards, nominations, and additional events
  • Manage all grant and levy claims applicable to TAGs and professional qualifications
  • Manage the Professional Qualifications process and advise on career development opportunities
  • Collaborate with the UK Learning and Development team to maximise group programmes and standardise processes
  • Support work-based mentors and ensure required training and guidance is available

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary, and benefits package, which includes;

  • 24 increasing to 25 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1.5 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

Essential Experience:

  • Experience in managing apprenticeships
  • Experience of external funding streams (e.g., CITB, ECITB etc.)
  • Experience in being responsible for own workload, diary management and working independently to tight schedules
  • Knowledge of Apprenticeships and Educational routes into Construction

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience working in an Educational Setting or with Apprenticeships
  • Experience of working with community groups and Local Authorities or Housing Associations
  • Presentation skills and experience in delivering briefing sessions
  • Knowledge of the Construction Industry

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.


At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.