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Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) is at the heart of Scotland's world-class education and training system; supporting the development of qualifications and skills for the people of Scotland. Our success is built on the commitment of our staff.
Our Policy & New Products team provides research, policy and guidance on qualifications design, assessment and quality assurance in our National, Higher National and Scottish Vocational Qualifications. We are looking for a motivated, self-starter to join our team. In return, you will gain invaluable experience, benefiting your own professional and personal development.
As a Policy Manager, you will direct and conduct research to ensure consistency of standards and the quality of SQA assessments. You will also provide policies and guidance on assessment and standards issues. A sound knowledge of assessment theory and practice is essential, as well as practical knowledge of assessment/item analysis and statistics. You will also be skilled in writing complex documents for a variety of audiences.
This post is being offered on a permanent basis and is based at our Glasgow office.
Benefits include: final salary pension scheme, employee wellbeing and health assistance programmes, development opportunities and 27 days annual leave in addition to 14 days public holiday.
For full details and application pack please visit our website at www.sqa.org.uk/careers
Alternatively, write to our Human Resources Department, SQA, The Optima Building, 58 Robertson Street, Glasgow G2 8DQ.
Informal enquiries about the post can be made in the first instance, via Recruitment@sqa.org.uk
Please quote Ref No 085.12 on all correspondence.
Closing date: 17 December 2012
We welcome applications from every section of the community.