Senior Quality & Compliance

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Education - Higher Education
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • External Reference
    JN-032020-124524
  • Salary
    41900 £ - 43000 £ / Year

Senior Manager Quality & Compliance - Higher Education

OA Executive has partnered with one of our existing clients in their search for a Senior Manager Quality & Compliance to join their team based in North London. This role will see you play a key leadership role in the quality assurance for maintaining all accreditations and validation agreements.

You will be responsible for planning, supervising and taking part in all aspects of data management and quality assurance. You will also contribute to the development and implementation of school regulations, policies and procedures to ensure all is in line with relevant regulatory bodies.

* Ensure the School meets all of its Compliance requirements with the OfS, OIA and other bodies
* Facilitate the development and implementation of systems and processes
* Support the School to deliver its statutory duties, particularly in relation to the duties of quality and equality, student experience and safeguarding vulnerable adults
* Look after periodic reviews of compliance and further develop, implement, continuously improve and manage Quality Systems
* Chair, Deputise or attend as appropriate, meetings with varied internal and external key stakeholders to facilitate the delivery of the strategic objectives as well as supervise the presentation of review meetings
* Provide advice and assistance to the academic community on the requirements of and process for programme design and approval
* Oversee the various processes surrounding programme and module approval, modification and re-approval and to write reports
* Further develop, implement, continuously improve and manage Quality Systems
* Lead and fully participate in the process of ensuring the School maintains its various accreditations and validation (including AACSB, Equis, AMBA, French CGE for MSc awards, the validation by City University of the MIM programme and professional accreditations e.g. Energy Institute; CIM)
* Oversee the collation, analysis and dissemination of academic management information in particular, and the generation and reporting of student progression and achievement data, meeting requirements including those of HESA, OfS, QAA, OIA and Prevent Duty
* Ensure specific processes, procedures and work instructions are documented, controlled and communicated effectively
* Supervise and produce all submissions and returns to regulatory bodies including OfS
* Implement AACSB AoL requirements and contribute to AACSB, AMBA, Equis submissions and reviews
* Participate in the development of training programs

To be successful in your application for this opportunity you will possess similar experience working within a higher education institute. You will have a good understanding of governance and decision-making processes, the management of committees and familiarity with the QAA's Quality Code. You will also be familiar with the OfS, HESA and other regulatory bodies.

You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent), have advanced knowledge of MS Office software and will be highly organised. Furthermore, you will also be capable of multi-tasking, will have line management experience and will be an excellent communicator who can build strong relationships at all levels. Strong and proven analytical skills will also be necessary in order to be successful in this position.

In return you will be offered a generous basic salary, on top of excellent benefits which include a second to none contribution pension scheme, 30 days annual leave, private medical care and much more.

Interviews for this role will be being held in the coming weeks with a view for the successful candidate to be in place as soon as possible. If you have therefore read the above with interest and wish to be considered, please submit your application right away.

Advertised by OA Executive. Please note that due to a high volume of response OA receive; only successful candidates will be contacted for the purposes of the Regulations, please note that Office Angels in the provision of these services will be operating as a recruitment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer.

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