Current vacancies

Recruitment opportunities at Qualifications Wales.

All our vacancies are advertised here and on our Twitter page. We kindly ask that you do not send speculative CVs as we are unable to keep these on file. 

All employees are currently working from home in line with Government guidance.

 

Head of Communications

The Head of Communications leads the development of our communications activities, supporting Qualifications Wales’ principal aims of ensuring public confidence in qualifications and the qualifications system in Wales. 

You will help shape and maintain the external narrative of Qualifications Wales, drawing on creative communications skills and a strong understanding of the Welsh educational, civic and political landscapes. Experienced in developing communications strategies and tactics, you will seek maximise opportunities to positively engage key audiences, including learners, parents and carers, schools, colleges and other learning providers.

Our employees will be working on a hybrid basis from June 2022, this means that the contractual base is our office at Imperial Park, Newport, NP10 8AR, but that employees can work flexibly with a balance between home and office.

Permanent, full time. Requests for alternative working patterns, including Part Time, Job-share and secondments may be discussed at interview.

Band 5 £51,380 - £61,440 per annum

In addition to salary we offer 30 days annual leave (alongside public holidays and up to three days office closure at Christmas), flexible working arrangements and membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme.

Closing date: 9 June 2022 - midday

Interviews: 23 and 24 June

Full job description and how to apply.

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Regulatory Policy Officer

The Regulatory Policy team is responsible for the development of all regulatory policies and approaches. This includes our overarching Regulatory Framework and Approach which sets out how we aim to regulate qualifications in Wales, and the Standard Conditions of Recognition which are the main set of rules we place on awarding bodies recognised by us.

The Regulatory Policy Officer, reporting to the Head of Regulatory Policy and supporting the Regulatory Policy Manager, will play a key, hands-on role in reviewing, revising and developing our regulatory documents. The role includes project working, researching, drafting, working on, and responding to consultations, ensuring quality publications and effective implementation of these policies and procedures.  

Our employees will be working on a hybrid basis from June 2022, this means that the contractual base is our office at Imperial Park, Newport, NP10 8AR, but that employees can work flexibly with a balance between home and office.

Permanent, full time. Requests for alternative working patterns, including Part Time, Job-share and secondments may be discussed at interview.

Band 3 – Salary range £31,210 - £38,160 per annum

In addition to salary we offer 30 days annual leave (alongside public holidays and up to three days office closure at Christmas), flexible working arrangements and membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme.

Closing date: 27 May 2022 – Midday

Interviews: 8 June 2022

Full job description and how to apply.

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