Two year fixed term contract
We are an independent education charity and the largest provider of academic qualifications taught in schools and colleges. We set and mark the papers for around half of all GCSEs and A-levels and nearly two million students sit our exams every summer. At AQA we employ over 1,000 people, as well as the 30,000 people who mark, moderate and work with us to deliver our qualifications. We have offices in Guildford, Manchester, Harrogate, London and Bath.
As a key member of the Product Fulfilment Department within the Qualifications & Markets Division, the Assessment Production Lead is responsible for the delivery of operational excellence through the error-free and on time production, against a plan, of a number of pieces of our question papers and other assessment materials needed by students.
The role will include:
•engaging with stakeholders through consultation, negotiation and influencing
•managing day-to-day relationships with Senior Examiners
•creating excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders
•approving assessment materials
•undertaking quality checks on confidential papers
•ensuring confidentiality of information being accessed and processed
•managing the concurrent production of a number of pieces of materials in accordance with a documented process and schedule
What’s in it for you?
We recognise the contribution our people make, and in return we are proud to offer an extensive reward and benefit package, including:
•a core 35 hour working week
•25 days annual leave rising to 30 days, plus all Bank Holidays and additional Christmas leave
•five paid days per year for voluntary service
•a contributory pension scheme
•an enhanced maternity/paternity and sick pay scheme
•a Ride to Work scheme
•an on-site staff restaurant
How to apply
To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter stating why you think you are suitable for the role and your salary expectations via our website.
Closing date for application is 10:00 Friday 14th December 2018 however we reserve the right to review applications as we receive them and if a suitable candidate has been identified, the advert may be expired before the closing date.
Interviews are to be held in mid/late January 2019.
Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to provide feedback on unsuccessful applications.
AQA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. AQA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on our website.