Quality Assurance Officer

University College of Estate Management

Full time (35 hrs/wk), fixed term for up to 12 months - maternity cover

Based central Reading, Berkshire

University College of Estate Management (UCEM) is the leading international provider of supported online learning for the Built Environment, with over 90 years’ experience in providing the highest quality learning opportunities for the industry.  UCEM offers a range of property-related academic programmes, as well as providing professional development and tailor-made corporate training courses. 

If you are passionate about quality assurance, compliance and standards, and have experience within our sector, we want to hear from you.  Working as part of the Academic Quality Unit, you will be responsible for managing the key quality assurance events for our further education and apprenticeships programmes, under the leadership of the Head of Quality Enhancement. You will make sure that quality processes and documentation are reviewed, updated and compliant, and that our reporting requirements are met at all times.  Other key requirements include:

  • A higher education level qualification
  • Relevant admin/officer level experience
  • Strong planning, co-ordination and organisation skills
  • High accuracy with attention to detail
  • Minute-taking and report writing skills
  • The ability to connect and communicate with a wide range of people, and build relationships
  • Any overseas education experience would be advantageous

At UCEM we expect all our employees to demonstrate our values: Passion, Integrity, Excellence and Support.

Job Specification

We have a very detailed job specification for this role so please, before applying, take a look: www.ucem.ac.uk/jobs

Informal Discussion

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Helen Edwards, Head of Quality Enhancement on 0118 921 4678 or h.edwards@ucem.ac.uk alternatively contact the HR team on 0118 467 7051 / 2113 or recruitment@ucem.ac.uk

Application Details

To apply please send your CV, covering letter, and Recruitment Check Form to recruitment@ucem.ac.uk 

Closing Date

Monday 5 February 2018 at 10.00 a.m. Please note, applications will be reviewed as and when received so you may be invited to interview ahead of the closing date

Safeguarding Check

Please note any appointment to this post is conditional upon and subject to an enhanced certificate (criminal record check) issued by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), which will also include a check of the DBS Barred Lists.

Note to Agencies

We do not use agencies as part of our recruitment process.  We politely ask that you respect this decision and do not call our offices on seeing this advertisement; if you do, the same message will be repeated to you.  Thank you for your co-operation.

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