Quality Manager

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Other Subjects
South East
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
£35,000 to £40,000 pa
3rd Jul 2018
Start Date:
University College of Estate Management (UCEM)
Job Ref:

University College of Estate Management (UCEM) is the leading provider of supported online education for the Built Environment, with over 95 years’ experience of providing the highest quality learning opportunities. At any one time, we have over 3,500 students from more than 100 countries benefiting from our qualifications. UCEM helps to enhance Built Environment professional careers through our accredited property-related and construction programmes, offered at Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Apprenticeship levels.

Within this role you will be responsible for managing the key quality assurance events for UCEM’s further education apprenticeship programmes. This includes ensuring that the quality systems are regularly reviewed and updated, in line with the quality systems are regularly reviewed and updated, in line with the quality and compliance standard that are set out by OFSTED, lead providers and other key stakeholders, in order to continuously improve standards of teaching and learning, student success and the overall student experience.

You will be responsible for:

• Scheduling, reviewing and maintaining the UCEM Quality Framework for Further Education awards.
• Monitoring the requirements of relevant professional, statutory and regulatory bodies (including OFSTED and the Education and Skills Funding Agency) in relation to UCEM’s apprenticeship programmes to ensure that the UCEM provision is compliant and enhanced through the incorporation of good practice.
• Leading on the institutional quality improvement plan
To name a but a few.

To succeed in this role, you will need to hold a higher education and teaching qualification. Proven experience of further education quality assurance and experience within the same or similar role are essential qualities for this position. You must have in depth knowledge, and an understanding, of the further education sector as well as experience of actively contributing to OFSTED inspections. Having experience of/an understanding of apprenticeships is a desirable quality but is in no way essential for this role.

At UCEM we expect all our employees to demonstrate our values: Passion, Integrity, Excellence and Support.


We have a very detailed job specification for this role so please, before applying, take a look: www.ucem.ac.uk/jobs


For an informal discussion about the role please contact Helen Edwards on 0118 921 4678 or h.edwards@ucem.ac.uk alternatively contact the HR team on 0118 467 7051 or recruitment@ucem.ac.uk


To apply please send your CV, covering letter, and Recruitment Check Form to recruitment@ucem.ac.uk

Friday 20 July 2018 at 10.00 a.m.


Please note any appointment to this post is conditional upon and subject to an enhanced certificate (criminal record check) issued by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), which will also include a check of the DBS Barred Lists.


We do not use agencies as part of our recruitment process. We politely ask that you respect this decision and do not call our offices on seeing this advertisement; if you do, the same message will be repeated to you. Thank you for your co-operation.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
University College of Estate Management (UCEM)
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Contact: R Kipling

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