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Functional Skills Officer

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Business Development Team at Open Awards. 

Functional Skills Officer

Salary:    From £22,000 - £23,000 depending on experience

Status:    Fixed Term contract (12 months initially)

                 Part-Time – 21 hours per week (flexibility over number of days)

Location: Open Awards Head Office, Speke

Closing date:   Monday 28th January 2019

  • About the job

Working as part of the Business Development Team, you will contribute to the development and delivery of Open Awards Functional Skills qualifications (Entry Level 1 – Level 2). It is an exciting time to join the team as we prepare to launch reformed qualifications. Your role will be vital in supporting the development of the new qualifications and assessments, and supporting our internal and external stakeholders, including a wide range of education providers, with the transition to new qualifications. You will work closely with subject and assessment specialists, assessment writers and our partner awarding organisations, and will have responsibility for the day to day coordination of the procedures and processes for Functional Skills qualifications.

  • About you

With excellent written and oral communication skills, you’ll have both an eye for detail and lots of ideas about how we can get best support our customers with their delivery of Functional Skills qualifications. Willing to adapt, you’ll respond well to change and will happily juggle multiple projects and work with a wide range of stakeholders, both inside and outside the business.

  • Want to apply?

If all of this sounds of interest and you think you have the skills and experience we need then we would love to hear from you. Full details of the job description and person specification are available in the Information Pack for this role that can be downloaded from our website along with the application form.

For an informal conversation about the role then please contact Nina Hinton, Head of Business and Development on 0151 494 2072.

Your completed applications should be returned by email to by the closing date, Monday 28th January 2019 at 5pm. 

Interview date: Monday 4th February