Qualification Development Manager

  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 40000 - £ 54000 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Education and Childcare
  • External Reference
    JN-022021-164915

Qualification Development Manager
Salary: £40,000 - £54,000
Location: The City, to start working remotely


Adecco City is supporting our client who is a dynamic Educational institute that is looking for a Qualification Development Manager to join their team. As Qualification Development Manager you will play a key role in positioning our client as the global leader in this industry and the go-to membership body through a framework of qualifications that meet the needs of the profession to constantly improve standards.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Prepare and deliver against an annual plan and budget to ensure that the professional qualifications are continuously improved.

  • Carry out and commission market research to understand the demand for qualifications and ensure that the client is offering sustainable commercially and competitively and in the best interests of learners.

  • Develop specifications for all qualifications based to ensure that they continuously improve standards.

  • Develop and ensure the effective implementation of assessment procedures to ensure that learning outcomes are consistently achieved and appropriately measured.

  • Develop and implement standardisation and awarding procedures

  • Audit existing qualifications and their assessment to ensure that they are valid, credible, and fit for purpose.

  • Continuously review all qualifications to ensure that they are meeting their aims and remain relevant in a fast-changing world and recommend improvements.

  • Manage the withdrawal of qualifications that are no longer meeting their aims or are no longer relevant ensuring that students are not adversely affected.

  • Develop, maintain, and monitor policies and procedures for qualifications development.

  • Train and develop qualifications and assessment developers, writers, and reviewers to ensure standardisation and consistency.

  • Update customers about qualifications development and seek and respond to feedback to encourage their engagement with the aims and objectives of the for professional standards.

  • Design and deliver training to customers.

  • Work closely with the members of the Education & Standards Committee providing regular reports and summaries of progress.


Knowledge and Skills Required:



  • Must be educated to a degree level or equivalent

  • Have experience in working within an education or professional body qualification environment

  • A good knowledge of professional qualifications market in terms of delivery, award, and regulatory requirements.

  • Experience in writing qualification specifications.

  • Demonstrated excellent written skills in the preparation of reports and proposals.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral communications and presentation skills.

  • Experience in carrying out research, data analysis, and evaluation.

  • Experience in managing projects to time and within budget.

  • Good IT skills to support effective communication and record-keeping.

  • Ideal competencies: Results orientation, strategic focus, change oriented, customer focus, influence, decision-making, stakeholder management, resilience ect..

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Alicia Hill