Quality Manager (Apprenticeship Compliance)

Docklands Campus
starting from £47,183 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
26 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing Date: Sunday 12 December 2021
Interview Date: Thursday 13 January 2022
Reference: PS217S2021

We are seeking a new colleague to join our Quality Assurance and Enhancement team, to manage all aspects of quality assurance and regulatory compliance work relating to our apprenticeship provision, overseeing all activity for ensuring institutional compliance with Ofsted and ESFA expectations.


The post holder will support the development and embedding of good practice across the totality of the university's apprenticeships offer, in support of the university apprenticeship strategy and the University’s Strategic Plan, Vision 2028.

The post holder will provide advice, guidance and support to both academic and professional services staff in relation to development of high-quality apprenticeship provision, ensuring that university policies and processes underpin this and enable UEL to meet regulatory expectations. 

You will be a graduate with experience of working on apprenticeships delivery or within a FE and/or HE setting. Prior knowledge and experience of Ofsted and ESFA monitoring and audit is key to this role. You will be conversant with government strategies in the FE and HE sector related to apprenticeship provision.

Excellent communication skills with staff at all levels are essential, as well as the ability to work with students and their representative groups. You will represent the team on committees and working groups and manage projects in specific areas of responsibility concerning quality and related areas. Experience of analysing complex information to assess risks, and writing reports, including developing recommendations for action, is essential. You will be confident in organising complex events, involving internal and external stakeholders.

You will have line management responsibilities within the QAE team and may be responsible for supporting the validation and review of in-house and collaborative programmes both in the UK and overseas.  

Born in 1898 to serve the skills needs of the 2nd industrial revolution, the University of East London has commenced Year 3 of its transformational 10-year Vision 2028 strategic plan led by our Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Amanda Broderick, to advance Industry 4.0 careers-1st education. We have a clear route-map to provide a springboard for the jobs and opportunities of the future; drive diversity in the 4.0 talent pipeline - working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found; and to create an inclusive and sustainable, green future.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL’s mission, and UEL Professional Services Ltd will adopt UEL HR policies and procedures in full. Further details regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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