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Apprentice End Point Assessment Manager

Field Based Roles

Permanent

Part Time

20,500

Job Purpose

To support Inspiring Learning in its application to becoming an End-Point Assessment provider for apprenticeships.
• Help to create polices and processes that fulfil the needs of various apprenticeship governing bodies and organisations, specifically Ofqual and ESFA
• On recognition, represent the organisation as a senior officer on the Governing Committee and manage the EPA process through a team of assessors.

Key role responsibilities and accountabilities:
• Understand government apprenticeships and develop related polices to help shape Inspiring Learnings strategic direction towards assessments.
• Provide a level of planning and direction and management during the development, implementation and delivery stages that provides a quality service and excellent delivery performance.
• Develop and maintain strong and effective working relationships with key stakeholders including, employers, training providers and Ofqual.
• Work with the Head of Assessments to build a sustainable income flow.
• Maintain records and report on compliance and regulatory requests.
• Manage risks and conflicts of interests in relation to setting up as an end point assessment organisation.
• Deliver operational performance in line with agreed financial targets.

After the application to become an end point assessment organisation is successful the role will then focus upon:
• Managing the delivery of excellent, credible and reputable end point assessment process, including:
o Development and maintenance of assessment tools
o Continual review and upkeep of guidance materials and polices
o Set up and lead an internal quality assurance
o The scheduling and organisation of end-point assessment activities
o Recruit and maintain a sufficient bank of freelance assessors
o Look to improve and develop the services and the provision offered by Inspiring Learning Assessments

Typical knowledge, skills and experience:
• Qualified in Internal verification and assessment process
• Experience of the administration of apprenticeship programmes, specifically involving the management of end point assessment.
• Able to communicate effectively and professionally with a range of individuals and organisations in writing and in person.
• Able to create and structure complex information and present in a clear and understandable manner
• Understand and analyse detailed financial information and contribute to realistic budget forecasts.
• Excellent attention to detail with the ability to critically evaluate complex information.

Behavioural competencies:
• Able to work effectively within a team. Providing supportive and developmental opportunities to colleagues to deliver success.
• Able to work with own initiative and with minimal direction
• Experience of leading a team, working towards the achievement of set targets and driving excellence.

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