Can you succeed in a busy quality assurance role in a global academic organisation?
As a Quality Assurance Executive for NCUK you will play a key role in delivering our business internationally. You will ensure that partners who deliver our qualifications receive the highest levels of support and training in their quality assurance and adherence to our academic operations. You will work closely with NCUK staff in Product, Assessments, Market and Academic Development providing advice and guidance relating to pre and post-results services including reviews of results and appeals, candidate malpractice and misconduct investigations together with the scheduling and planning of partner accreditation and auditing activities. You will support and coordinate data collection and performance analysis of our qualifications, writing reports for internal and external stakeholders including our University Partners.
Our ideal candidate will be educated to degree level (or have equivalent experience) and will have previous academic quality assurance experience in a higher education, awarding body or other educational setting. You will be culturally aware, sensitive to working with confidential information and able to prioritise work, meet deadlines under pressure and deliver on your commitments. You will be numerate and confident working with data and undertaking statistical analysis. You will work well with other people, have excellent attention to detail and proof-reading skills, and be committed to achieving the highest standards of quality and service.
NCUK is a unique organisation, founded by UK universities to provide overseas students with guaranteed access to universities through our pathway programmes. More than 30,000 students have successfully progressed to UK Universities by completing NCUK programmes. Our qualifications combine the highest of academic standards with exceptional language, study and cultural skills, and are currently delivered in 18 different countries across four continents. NCUK is a trading subsidiary of the Northern Consortium, a registered educational charity.
We offer a friendly and energetic working environment and excellent benefits, including at least 35 days’ holiday (including bank holidays) and pension contributions of up to 8% of salary. This role will be based in our Head Office in central Manchester and may involve occasional domestic and/or international travel.