Quality Manager 

Canterbury, Kent (GB)
Friday, 6 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 22 September 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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Quality Manager 

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£33,797 - £35,845 


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Full time


The Quality and Standards Office (QSO) plays the lead role enabling the University to meet its obligations to external bodies, such as the Office for Students and Professional Regulatory and Statutory Bodies.  

The QSO is responsible for the approval and review of all award-bearing programmes and has oversight of annual monitoring of all programmes, including collaborative provision and distance learning. It plays an active role in academic governance and quality management and enhancement. The office undertakes the administration of all matters relating to external examiners. It assists with the implementation of quality assurance policies and procedures to reflect the requirements of external agencies, such as the Office for Students.

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The Role

The University is undergoing a major change programme to implement new structures for the setting and maintenance of academic standards and the management of the quality assurance and enhancement of the student experience to ensure that arrangements are based on a strategy of continuous improvement.  

An essential aspect of this role will be to support the University to deliver this change programme both internally and with collaborative partners.  
The post holder will be expected to engage widely across the University to play a leading role in the implementation of these new arrangements.  They will, thereafter, take a central role in ensuring that these changes are embedded and sustained and that a culture of continuous improvement drives the approval and review of programmes. They will ensure that data-informed evidence is central to the University's mechanisms for delivering consistency of practice and a first class student experience across the University, and its collaborative partners.  The post holder will be expected to be proactive in the development of effective systems and processes.

The Person 

The post holder will be first degree qualified (or equivalent) and must be able to demonstrate an extensive knowledge of quality assurance within the HE Sector.

The post holder will have demonstrable experience of leadership and management within a complex organisation.

Additional Information

How to apply 

Start date for applications:          2nd September 2019
Closing date for applications:         22nd September 2019
Interviews are to be held:            9th October 2019 

For posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, covering letter and any supporting documents. 

If you require further information regarding the post please feel free to contact Dr Christopher Stevens, 01227 922459, christopher.stevens@canterbury.ac.uk (strictly no agencies, thank you) quoting reference number REQ00822. 

Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University's redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you. 

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