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Director of Governance, Compliance and Improvement

University of Cambridge - Institute of Continuing Education

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £66,857 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 15th February 2024
Closes: 5th March 2024
Job Ref: EA40543

The Institute of Continuing Education's (ICE) mission is to support the University of Cambridge's promise to prioritise and enable learning throughout life and to promote the widest possible access for learners to the University.  We celebrated our 150th anniversary in 2023.

The Institute of Continuing Education delivers its wide-ranging role within a complex regulatory framework.  For example, its operations require compliance to the laws, regulations and guidance set out by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Office for Students (OfS), Ofsted and Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).  Internally, the Institute must comply to the regulations and processes set out by, including but not limited to, the University's Health and Safety Office and Education Quality and Policy Office (EQPO), and the University's overarching Statutes and Ordinances.

The Director of Governance, Compliance and Improvement (GCI) will play a primary role in ensuring that the Institute and Madingley Hall identifies and mitigates risks pertaining to regulatory compliance.  Further, that its governance channels and committee processes are well designed and appropriately discharged, and work to underpin continuous improvement processes ensuring that adult learners, Institute-based colleagues and stakeholders across the collegiate University and externally are engaged with in safe, legal, inclusive, transparent and professional ways. 

The Director of GCI will oversee a division of c.12FTE which will incorporate the Institute's (1) Student Data and Data Analytics Office (2) Education QA and Improvement Office (3) Committee Administration Office and (4) Apprenticeship Administration Office.  These offices will collectively create the data architecture to enable accurate recording of key inputs and outputs, and the capability to undertake analytics to inform an objective and evidence-led approach to risk identification, internal auditing and monitoring of continuous improvement projects and initiatives.

The successful candidate is likely to have worked in senior management positions in a regulated sector(s).  They will take be able to demonstrate an analytical and objective approach to risk identification, mitigation, committee work, policy development and internal and external reporting.  Preferably, they will have experience of governance in educational settings, such as higher and/or further education, and an inclusive and developmental approach to line management.

Please apply by uploading a copy of your CV and a covering letter of no more than two A4 pages highlighting your suitability for the position. Please include the details of two referees in the upload section of the online application.

The deadline for application will be 05 March 2024.  Initial interviews will take place in-person at Madingley Hall on 20 March  2024.  Preferably, the successful applicant would be able to commence their role no later than 01 June 2024, with earlier commencement welcomed.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check. 

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please click on the apply button above.

Please quote reference EA40543 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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