Ofqual Sign

Find all current vacancies at Ofqual and how to apply. Follow @ofqual on Twitter for alerts of new vacancies.

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

Manager, Strategy and Risk


  • Salary range of £38,000 to £44,000, grade SEO
  • Full time, permanent position
  • Based in Coventry
  • Closing date for completed applications is 23:45 on 12 July 2017

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

How to apply

Expenses incurred by candidates during the recruitment process will not be reimbursed.

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’ve a big job to do in a complex and changing sector. It’s a challenging and exciting time.

Our risk team plays a key role in establishing Ofqual’s priorities for how we regulate GCSEs, AS, A levels and vocational qualifications. We’re looking for someone to help us continue developing our approach to regulatory risk management in order to improve the precision of our analysis and its communication both across the organisation and with other stakeholders.

About you

 With a background risk management, you will excel in collaborative working and building effective working relationships that really make a difference. With skills in problem solving, working with data and innovative thinking you will make significant contributions from day one, ultimately supporting the success of our regulation in a dynamic and important sector.If you feel that this sounds like you, we look forward to receiving your application.

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

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.

Regulated by the Civil Service Commission