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Open day for research vacancies

If you're interested in working for Ofqual and you want to find out more about the vacancies, why not come along to our open event at our office in Coventry where there will be representatives available to answer any questions you may have.  Please email recruitment@ofqual.gov.uk to register. You need to provide your full name to enable us to prepare security passes.  We look forward to meeting you.

15 June 2016

Spring Place, Herald Avenue, Coventry CV5 6UB

Please arrive by 4pm for coffee and registration.

The event will start at 4.30pm and end at 6.45pm.

Parking is available on a first-come first-serve basis.

Please note that this event is structured from start to finish and is not a drop in session.


Research Fellow

Details

  • Salary range of £44,000 to £56,000, grade 7
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Based in Coventry
  • Closing date for completed applications is 5pm on 17 June 2016

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

How to apply

We are not seeking applications from candidates who have applied for this role within the last six months and were not appointed.

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. 

Our work involves overseeing standard setting in GCSEs and A levels, evaluating the quality of individual qualifications and taking the lead on the new National Reference Test.

About you

We are looking for Research Fellows, a Research Associate and a Research Assistant to join our Standards and Comparability team. You’ll be supporting our work to maintain standards in GCSEs and A levels, set standards in reformed qualifications and evaluate the quality of individual qualifications. You’ll have experience in developing robust methodologies and data analysis that stand up to scrutiny. You’ll also be a great communicator, and able to adapt to a wide range of audiences.

Some recent examples of our work are here.

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 recruitment@ofqual.gov.uk

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.


Research Associate

Details

  • Salary range of £38,000 to £44,000, grade SEO
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Based in Coventry
  • Closing date for completed applications is 5pm on 17 June 2016

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

How to apply

We are not seeking applications from candidates who have applied for this role within the last six months and were not appointed.

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. 

Our work involves overseeing standard setting in GCSEs and A levels, evaluating the quality of individual qualifications and taking the lead on the new National Reference Test.

About you

We are looking for Research Fellows, a Research Associate and a Research Assistant to join our Standards and Comparability team. You’ll be supporting our work to maintain standards in GCSEs and A levels, set standards in reformed qualifications and evaluate the quality of individual qualifications. You’ll have experience in developing robust methodologies and data analysis that stand up to scrutiny. You’ll also be a great communicator, and able to adapt to a wide range of audiences.

Some recent examples of our work are here.

What we offer

Salary range of £38,000 to £44,000

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 recruitment@ofqual.gov.uk

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.


Research Assistant

Details

  • Salary range of £31,000 to £36,000, grade HEO
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • Based in Coventry
  • Closing date for completed applications is 5pm on 17 June 2016

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

How to apply

We are not seeking applications from candidates who have applied for this role within the last six months and were not appointed.

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. 

Our work involves overseeing standard setting in GCSEs and A levels, evaluating the quality of individual qualifications and taking the lead on the new National Reference Test.

About you

We are looking for Research Fellows, a Research Associate and a Research Assistant to join our Standards and Comparability team. You’ll be supporting our work to maintain standards in GCSEs and A levels, set standards in reformed qualifications and evaluate the quality of individual qualifications. You’ll have experience in developing robust methodologies and data analysis that stand up to scrutiny. You’ll also be a great communicator, and able to adapt to a wide range of audiences.

Some recent examples of our work are here.

What we offer

Salary range of £31,000 to £36,000

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 recruitment@ofqual.gov.uk

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.