Associate Director – Regulatory Compliance, Ofqual
As the independent regulator of general and vocational qualifications in England, Ofqual’s job is to maintain standards, to make sure that qualifications accurately reflect the knowledge and skills people need to achieve their goals.
Over the last nine years, general qualifications in England – GCSEs, AS and A levels – have been overhauled to ensure that they compare with the best in the world. Technical qualifications and apprenticeships are now undergoing a similar programme of reform, with the introduction of the new T Levels in 2020 at the forefront of this
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, The Associate Director - Regulatory Compliance will be responsible for leading and inspiring the Regulatory Compliance Team.
In this exciting role, you will be accountable for the ensuring the effective delivery of the Ofqual Regulatory Compliance Strategy along with the delivery of services that are aligned to our recently completed service review.
You’ll work closely with the Senior Management Group and other leaders within Ofqual to ensure awareness of the impact of the Regulatory Team.
Being able to lead and drive change programmes is an important part of this role and you will be accountable for working with our internal Enforcement and Standards teams who make Regulatory judgements.
To succeed in this varied role you will need strong interpersonal skills, be able to influence and persuade stakeholders and be able to communicate complex concepts and conclusions. You’ll also be able to demonstrate where you have led teams and delivered continuous improvement.