Manager: Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Open University - OU Validation Partnerships, Learning & Teaching Innovation

Temporary contract for 24 months

Based in Walton Hall Milton Keynes

The OU Validation Partnerships team is responsible for providing Open University institutional approval for a large number of institutions in the UK and worldwide as well as validation for their academic programmes. This team also have responsibility for the University’s Recognition of Prior Learning policy, supporting students to bring other study into OU qualifications.

This role involves providing institutional oversight of the University’s activities in relation to RPL policy, procedures and governance, to facilitate communication and provide advice and guidance both internally and externally.

You must have knowledge of the higher education credit frameworks and working with governance and policy, along with the ability to interpret and apply policy effectively.

You will also need strong numeracy and ICT skills, and experience of collecting, analysing and interpreting statistical data.

If you would like to discuss the position, please contact Phil Berry, OUVP Director on 01908 653202 or email:

Interview date: 9 February 2018

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