Planning Coordinator

Job summary
AQA requires a proactive and highly organised Planning Coordinator to join the Planning Team to support with delivering planning, scheduling, timetabling and series plans whilst also assisting in the identification of continuous improvement in order to develop robust plans by working collaboratively across the business with other stakeholders.

What we are looking for:

•planning and organisational experience
•customer focused – delivers the best outcome from the customer perspective
•strong Microsoft Excel skills
•good working knowledge and understanding of administrative procedures and IT applications
•accurate and with a high level of attention to detail
•good communicator both verbally and in writing
•ability to work well using own initiative but also able to work as part of a team
•experience of supporting the successful delivery of end to end business change

About AQA

We are an independent education charity and the largest provider of academic qualifications taught in UK schools and colleges. We set and mark papers for more than half of all GCSEs and A-levels, and in 2018 we awarded more than three million of these qualifications. Born out of five leading universities, we have over a century of qualifications expertise. Today, we employ more than 800 people and work with around 27,000 teachers, lecturers, subject experts and academics, who help set and mark our exams.


An opportunity to work at the heart of the education system for an organisation committed to our people, and provides development opportunities to help you grow, innovate and make a real difference.

At AQA we recognise our employees’ contribution and in return we are proud to offer an extensive reward and benefit package. This includes:

•a competitive salary
•standard 35-hour working week
•25 days annual leave rising to 30 days, plus all Bank Holidays and additional Christmas leave
•excellent contributory pension scheme
•an enhanced maternity/paternity scheme.
No agencies, thank you.

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.

How to apply

To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter including your current and expected salary as one document via our website. Closing date for applications is 10am Wednesday 18 September 2019. However, applications will be reviewed as we receive them and if a suitable candidate is identified, we reserve the right to close our adverts sooner.