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FirstPort investing in future leaders with new development opportunities for colleagues

FirstPort is offering a range of sought-after leadership development programmes for colleagues, investing in future leaders and showing its commitment to our employees.

The programmes are facilitated by multi award-winning management training provider, Corndel, offering three different levels (3,5 and 7) of apprentices to 46 colleagues across the business.

Participants will gain a formal qualification. Those completing Level 3 and Level 5 Leadership and Management programmes will graduate with Chartered Manager status from CMI, and those who complete the Level 7 programme will be awarded Chartered Fellow status. The most advanced Leadership and Management programme is being delivered in collaboration with the prestigious Imperial College Business School.

Anita Bestwick, Head of Learning and Development at FirstPort, said:

“We are so proud to be able to offer these exceptional leadership programmes to colleagues looking to progress or enhance their managerial skills. We offer learning and development opportunities to colleagues at every level. Developing our managers will enhance our offer to customers, whilst providing an exciting future for people who want a long and fulfilling career with us.”

Lisa Potter works in a support function role for FirstPort, she has just started a level three progressing in management qualification. She commented:

“It’s really great to work for a company that encourages development and offers substantial opportunities for career progression. This course allows me to put into practice the learning from day one to support my team, and our customers better.”

FirstPort is an ambitious business with exciting growth plans and there are opportunities for everyone to contribute to that growth, with personal development a consistent theme.

Christian Bless, Senior Account Manager from Corndel, said:

“We are excited to see a range of Leadership and Management programmes launch at FirstPort. These high-quality training solutions are dynamic and engaging for participants, offering flexible delivery to fit around work schedules and personalised one-to-one coaching that will empower future leaders to deliver business impact.” 

FirstPort has also run a series of leadership events at Warwick Business School for its newly structured operational teams to set them up for success.

Why not join FirstPort today!

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