Theme Lead (Drill)

  • Contract
  • Middle East, Jordan
  • £492 per day

Summary Information

Job ID: 294

Salary: £492 per day 

Contract type: Contract

Location: Middle East, Jordan

Job Description

Key roles within the Policing Advisory Services Programme, which provides advice and support to international partners in developing their security and policing capacity and capability. This role is focused in the Middle East working directly with the Ministry of Interior

and sectors therein.

Location: ICT – Based in the Middle East, with occasional working from 2MS.

Theme Lead Drill x 1

Theme Lead within a Security College, Middle East [country to be discussed at interview stage] advising on the design, development and delivery of a male recruit basic training courses and basic instructor courses. Will manage a team of instructors and have

responsibility of the day-to-day delivery of their theme/subject, escalating to the Training Delivery Manager and Project Manager where necessary.

Role Description

Dual reporting into Project Manager and the Training Delivery Manager covering delivery and quality aspects of the role. (Deputy Theme Leads will report to their respective Theme Lead.) Theme Leads are responsible for the delivery of a range of lessons. They will be

responsible for the general management of the team of instructors within this theme. Some pre/post deployment work in the UK may be required.


• Manage the design of effective training programmes, produce training materials (including lesson plans, risk assessments and evaluations) for bespoke courses and manage training delivery;

• Active role in selection of team working with the supplier;

• Lead on lessons learned and planning for future phases;

• Assisting with development of related courses and wider advice to Directorate.


• Effectively deliver and manage their respective theme;

• Establish strategic relationships at a senior-level and with the male faculty team;

• Manage delivery-level issues, escalating to the Project Manager and supplier as necessary;

• Lead and manage a team of instructors;

• Support the project manager in supplier management;

• Provide strategic advice on developing organisational training capabilities;

• Monitor, evaluate and review the progress of students and the effectiveness of training delivered through evaluation;

• Maintain records of all training delivered at various levels for the client and internal reporting;

• Other work-related tasks in support of the general running of the overall project whilst in country.

Essential Experience and Accepted Qualifications:

• Possess Basic All Arms Drill Instructor qualification

• Demonstrable experience in the design, delivery, management and evaluation of military training

• Holds (or held) Warrant Officer/Senior Non-Commissioned Officer level in the UK Armed Forces

• Experience instructing drill within a Phase 1 Training Establishment

Desirable Experience and Qualifications:

• Training and/or advisory experience within the Middle East

• Level 4 training qualification (military training, adult education in the life-long learning sector, etc.)


Work packages as described above and as directed by the Project Manager.


Up to 18-week deployments a few times a year.

Security Clearance

SC Clearance is essential. Any candidate that does not already have SC clearance will be required to obtain SC clearance prior to role confirmation.


£492, Candidates should note that this role is within IR35

Expenses (based out of London):

• Flights for official business will be included on a case by case basis

• Accommodation provided when on deployment abroad

• All visas are included

• All other expenses will need to be covered within the rate


  • Teaching & Training
  • £492 per day
  • Middle East, Jordan

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