Ofqual - Spring Place, Coventry

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

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Associate Director, Regulatory Implementation


  • Salary range of £63,000 to £70,000 (Grade 6)
  • Full time, permanent position
  • Based in Coventry
  • We offer pension contributions, childcare vouchers, eye care vouchers and a cycle to work scheme
  • Closing date for completed applications is 5pm on 21 August 2015
  • Interviews are scheduled for the week beginning 7 September

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 and vocational qualifications in Northern Ireland.

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.

About you

As a member of Ofqual’s senior leadership team, this Associate Director role is central to driving improvement within Ofqual, our regulatory approach and the way we communicate with the awarding bodies we regulate. Managing a team of nine, the role reports directly to our Executive Director for Vocational Qualifications.

This pivotal role requires a confident leader and a fluent communicator: a big-picture thinker who can spot opportunities for doing things better, bring people together to deliver change and turn strategy into measurable success.

What we offer

Salary range of £63,000 to £70,000

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 being reviewed 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.

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