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Mantra Learning
April 4, 2024
May 4, 2024
Mantra learning, Greater manchester, United Kingdom
Job Type
£35,000 - £45,000
Weekly Hours
Working Days
Monday - Friday
Training Avaliable


Automotive Delivery Manager

We are Mantra Learning, the UK’s leading Logistics learning and development organisation. Mantra has supported the skills needs of the logistics sector for over 54 years and is an Ofsted rated grade 2 independent training provider. The Manchester site is well established as the largest specialist logistics training facility in the UK.

Our organisation provides training for people at all levels from supporting individuals to gain work to developing senior managers. We also strive to improve learners’ life prosects by offering programmes such as mental health and wellbeing, digital skills, English and Maths

Through our two key brands of The Job Gym and The National Logistics Academy and utilising several different types of government funding that we have successfully secured, we help thousands of learners each year to gain new skills.

We work with some of the biggest brands in the country, including Aldi, Wincanton and AO, delivering approximately 400 Apprenticeships, over 2500 Large Goods Vehicle licences and 1,100 Forklift Truck licences each year.

This role is a fulltime role based in Middleton. The working hours are 37.5 hours per week (Monday – Friday).  Based in our 8’000 sqft auto and 6’000 sqft HGV and EV workshops.

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing all Automotive Department apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship operations, EV and automotive commercial operations.
  • To drive sustained quality and growth of the provision.
  • The position will lead on the development and ongoing quality assurance covering all aspects of the automotive provision to ensure the quality of the provision is maintained, controlled, and continuously improved.

Duties and Responsibilities as an Automotive Delivery Manager will include:

  • To deliver quality teaching to the meet the needs of the programme.
  • Management of the Automotive team.
  • Management of the EPA programme
  • Developing and improving our 2 dedicated auto and HGV teaching workshops and 6 classrooms.
  • Develop, coach and support staff within the team to achieve the highest standards.
  • Develop excellent communication links with other inter-related departments.
  • Programme development, including the improvement of profitability and growth.
  • Implement, maintain, and improve quality improvement systems, including conducting quality checks and observations.
  • Achieve key performance targets.
  • To deliver quality training and assessment in centre or on company premises in keeping with the high standards demanded by Mantra Learning Ltd and the relevant awarding bodies.
  • Ensure all training elements are completed in accordance with requirements and programme guidelines and within the agreed time scales required.
  • Lead external audit visits.
  • Maintain centre records / systems and ensure that all records are accurate, legible and in the approved format.
  • To monitor health and safety at the workplace.
  • To promote all Mantra Learning Ltd products.
  • Attend meetings and training sessions to develop relevant knowledge and skills in order to perform duties and aid business and organisational development.
  • Undertake any reasonable request made by senior management.

Essential Qualifications

  • Full driving license
  • Teaching Qualification (Level 4 or above)

Desired Qualifications

  • HGV licence
  • Tech Safe
  • Level 4 EV
  • AQA / A1 or equivalent
  • IQA / V1 or equivalent
  • Heavy, Light and EV teaching and practitioner

Essential Experience

  • Extensive industry knowledge and experience
  • Team Leading or management experience
  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities
  • Good IT Skills
  • Automotive Teaching experience
  • Automotive background

Mantra Learning Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age; disability; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion or belief; sex and sexual orientation.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all leaners and expects all staff to share this commitment. We also prioritise the safeguarding and welfare of all staff.

The successful applicant will be required to agree to all necessary checks such as providing sufficient employment references and providing proof of the right to work in the UK. A Disclosure and Barring Service check will be carried out for all successful applicants.

If this is the role you’re looking for please apply today!

Please email your CV and cover letter to


£35,000 - £45,000 OTE per annum DOE
23 days holidays pro rata plus bank holidays
Free parking
Pension scheme
Onsite café
Discretionary profit related bonus scheme
Subsidised team social event

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