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Keywords e.g. warehousing
Qualification Code e.g. 600/5640/X
Keywords e.g. warehousing
Unit Code e.g. Y/505/4889
Open Awards Unit ID e.g. CBF498
Keywords e.g. warehousing
Open Awards Unit Code e.g. UA33ART12
Open Awards Unit ID e.g. CBF521

Programme Approval Officer

Salary: £26,141 per annum

Full time: 35 hours week

Closing date: Wednesday 11th September 2019


Open Awards are seeking to appoint a highly self-motivated person to the role of Programme Approval Officer. Working as part of the Operations Team, you will play a key role supporting customers in offering Open Awards qualifications & courses and meeting the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) and OfQual regulatory requirements. This post will manage the approval process of Open Awards programmes and courses, coordinate validation panels and monitor outcomes, and provide support and training to centres and colleagues on setting up and delivering Open Awards qualifications, programmes and courses.
The role involves communicating with centres, developing systems and procedures, meeting regulatory requirements, and working closely with the Customer Service Team and other teams to ensure service standards for approval processes are met.
This is a permanent full-time position based at our office in Speke, Liverpool and will mean some travel.
The successful applicant will need experience of developing and implementing processes and procedures, have excellent communication skills; excellent planning and organisational skills; have good IT skills, and have experience of leading individuals.

Full details of the job description and person specification are available in the Information Pack.

To apply for the role, please complete the application form and return by email to by the closing date of Wednesday 11h September 2019.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 17th September 2019.