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Head of Quality and Compliance - EXPIRED

Job Title Head of Quality and Compliance - EXPIRED
Contract Type Permanent
Location New Malden, Surrey
Salary £45000 per annum + circa
Job Published 18 Mar 2015
REF J51051KP
Contact Name TPP Education
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

A globally recognised professional membership body and awarding organisation based in New Malden, near Wimbledon are recruiting for a full time, permanent Head of Quality and Compliance for their newly created Education team.

Reporting directly to the Director of Quality and Compliance and working closely with the new Executive Team the Head of Quality and Compliance is responsible for quality assurance across the business, with accountabilities for ensuring that full regulatory compliance is achieved and maintained.

Main areas of responsibility will include:
*Continually review, enhance and improve processes, policies and procedures to ensure that quality standards are met and full regulatory compliance is maintained, particularly in relation to:
Centre approval and monitoring
Qualification content and design
Assessment production and delivery - both in respect of centrally set and marked exams, and also centre devised and administered assessments
Recording and issuing of student achievement data and certification
Effective completion and follow-up to the Risk Register
*Work collaboratively with our Chief Examiner and external confidential printers to quality assure the examination registration and delivery processes (100,000+ exams annually)
*Engage with members of the Compliance Committee to proactively identify and mitigate potential risks to ABE's reputation and its regulatory status
*Manage and develop ABE's collaborative relationship with the regulator (Ofqual)
*Discharge all duties of the Responsible Officer including the prompt notification of events likely to have an adverse effect as determined by the Conditions of Recognition, in relation to:
oABE's ability to undertake development, delivery and award of qualifications in accordance with the Conditions of Recognition
oThe standards of qualifications which ABE makes available or proposes to make available
oPublic confidence in and acceptance of ABE's qualifications
*Produce and present to Council, the ABE Annual Self Evaluation Report and Statement of Compliance

Essential criteria for the Head of Quality and Compliance includes:
*An thorough understanding of the UK qualifications framework
*Experience of working with both the FE and HE sectors
*Extensive experience of working within a quality assurance function of a regulated Awarding Organisation in a management capacity
*Experience of quality assuring a centrally assessed examination system and the associated paper setting, standardisation, moderation and awards processes.
*A thorough, up to date, working knowledge and understanding of the Ofqual General Conditions of Recognition
*Experience of process improvements resulting in cost efficiencies

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV to the Education Team quoting reference number J51051KP

TPP is committed to equal opportunities and actively encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We shortlist based on competencies and not on race, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

Ref: EXPIRED - J51051KP | Published: 18th Mar 2015