Ofqual - Spring Place, Coventry

Find all current vacancies at Ofqual and how to apply.

Want to know more about working at Ofqual? Rebecca Hadley talks about the work we do and the opportunity for you to contribute.

Current vacancies

Senior Manager, Financial and Markets Analysis


  • Salary range of £44,000 to £56,000, grade 7
  • Full time, permanent position
  • Based in Coventry
  • Closing date for completed applications is 5pm on 20 May 2016

Ofqual is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all parts of the community.

How to apply

About Us

Ofqual regulates qualifications, exams and assessments in England. We’re here to secure the standards of qualifications, to promote confidence in them and to ensure that the system works well – that standards are maintained. We regulate around 150 awarding organisations providing in the region of 13,000 live qualifications We’ve a big job to do in a complex and changing sector. It’s a challenging and exciting time.

About you

We are looking for an experienced analyst to join a small team providing specialist knowledge of economics and finance to inform our work – including policy, strategy and risk management.

As the authority on market issues and financial analysis you will be looked to for your advice, understanding of the market and analysis of potential impact on the organisations we regulate.  You’ll need to be both good with numerical analysis, and a clear writer too – so that your work has impact across the organisation, including those without a financial background.

Experience of education and regulation are beneficial but not essential. Curiosity, an ability to see the bigger picture, and to analyse the detail are critical.

What we offer

Salary range of £44,000 to £56,000

All positions are full time, 36 hours per week and benefits include a government pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays, development opportunities, employee well-being programmes and other benefits.

What next?

To apply for this post please complete the online application linked above. If you have any issues please email

If you decide to apply we will confirm receipt of your application.

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

The law is continually under review by the Home Office and UK Border Agency so please check you meet the requirements before you apply.

Civil Service nationality rules

Civil Service nationality rules determine who Ofqual can open posts to.

You are eligible to apply if you are a:

  • UK national
  • Commonwealth citizen,
  • national of the European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Swiss or Turkish national (subject to certain restrictions).

Certain family members of EEA, Swiss and Turkish nationals who are not themselves EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals, are also eligible.

If you would like any more information please contact us.