Ian Buckingham - Competency Framework Designer - Manufacturing Technology Centre

Topic Title: Constructing the offsite workforce: An update on new qualifications and training

I have extensive senior management learning and development experience within the engineering and manufacturing sector from working in the aerospace, automotive, transportation (Rail) and defence component manufacturing businesses. I have been privileged to work in some of Britain’s most challenging and rewarding industries. 

I have a passion for people and their development and have managed various large projects on the development and successful delivery of skills and people capability programmes ranging from leadership and management, professional and workforce improvement through skills and behaviours. 

WHAT AM I DOING CURRENTLY: Working with a range of organisations, teams and individuals to develop a number of digital construction competency frameworks to improve performance which will ultimately strengthen the attractiveness and capability of the construction workforce at all levels (across the RIBA process) to deliver sustainable high performance measurable business results.

WHO AM I WORKING WITH: Laing O’Rourke, Kier, Balfour Beatty, CITB, Mace, HS2 High Speed Rail College, Skanska, Mobie Homes, Saint-Gobain, The Mcavoy Group, Offsite Management School.