Previous experience working in an Awarding Organisation or End Point Assessment Organisation.
High level knowledge of the Government's Apprenticeships Agenda and their connected organisations such as the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfATE) and the Education & Skills Funding Agency.
Experience of working in an Ofqual regulated environment.
A thorough understanding of the UK qualifications framework.
Significant 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 managing or quality assuring an examination/assessment system and the associated paper/assessment setting, standardisation, moderation and results processes.
A thorough, up to date, working knowledge and understanding of the Ofqual General
Conditions of Recognition, IfATE requirements and ESFA conditions for being on the End Point Assessment Register.
Ability to plan, manage and deliver projects within demanding timeframes.
Ability to work collaboratively and to lead, enthuse and develop a team.
A willingness to challenge established thinking and ability to inject new ideas and innovative solutions.
A commitment to high quality customer service SLA’s Customer focused improving customer experiences.
A strong communicator with excellent oral and written English skills and a passion for
engaging in regular communication with colleagues.
Ability to engage effectively with a variety of stakeholders from apprentices to industry leaders.
A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.
Knowledge of NAS’s assessment portfolio.
Experience of analysing and presenting complex data.
Experience of running or quality assuring different assessment models.
Experience of working with an online assessment bank.