Ordnance Munitions and Explosives Programme Lead



Ordnance Munitions and Explosives Programme Lead


£42,792 - £51,034

Posted by on August 23, 2021.


Hours: 37 hours, 1.0 FTE

OME Programme Lead

Swansea (hybrid working and travel to other locations necessary)


The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is an employment-focused university, dedicated to ensuring students from diverse backgrounds develop the academic knowledge and practical skills to thrive.

We offer innovative teaching, state-of-the-art equipment and superb support across a wide range of learning locations and courses.

We are now looking for an OME Programme Lead to join the Wales Institute of Science and Art (WISA) in Swansea. This is a full-time role, working 37 hours per week.


As the OME Programme Lead, you will be responsible for the teaching, assessment, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the Ordnance Munitions and Explosives (OME) programme.

Offering academic leadership, support and guidance to staff members, you will oversee the design and development of module and programme content, ensuring the programme operates within a QA framework and in line with University policies and procedures.

You will ensure a high-quality student experience across the programme and undertake individual or collaborative scholarship, research, training and/or project work, seeking out opportunities for funding, external engagement and collaboration, and professional recognition.

In addition, you will ensure there is effective engagement with the Apprenticeship Unit and the OME Apprenticeship Liaison Team.


To be considered as an OME Programme Lead, you will need:

– Experience of working with apprentices and employers
– Broad experience in teaching, delivery, assessment and student support at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including project supervision
– Evidence of the design, development and implementation of curriculum content across a range of modules or programmes of study
– Evidence of providing academic leadership and supervision of others within an area of responsibility
– Professional standing and leadership in both national and international advisory working groups and symposiums
– Evidence of ongoing and successful scholarship, research, professional development or project work through publication and contract, grant or funding awards, professional or peer recognition or external impact
– A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline or relevant operational experience
– Membership and/or fellowships of a relevant professional body (e.g IExpE, IET, etc) or teaching qualification or equivalent


– Annual leave entitlement is 35 days’ annual leave per year, plus 8 bank holidays and 4 University closure days

Our employees get access to a great pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:
– Pension scheme membership from USS to provide benefits for you and your family
– Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including additional paid maternity and paternity leave
– Support for mental health and wellbeing, including occupational health and counselling support services
– Staff discounts on a range of products and services
– Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme

Other organisations may call this role Ordnance, Munitions and Explosives Programme Lead, Head of OME Programme, or Programme Lead.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as an OME Programme Lead, please apply via the button shown.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 2nd September 2021, 11:59pm

Apply here – https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CIN067/ordnance-munitions-and-explosives-programme-lead