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Director of Assessment

NEBOSH is the leading vocational awarding body for health, safety and environmental qualifications.  In 2018 NEBOSH expects to administer over 180,000 assessments through a network of nearly 650 Course Providers in over 120 countries around the world.  A registered charity, NEBOSH has experienced significant growth in overseas markets for its qualifications.

Due to retirement we are now seeking to appoint to the role of Director of Assessment; a role which is part of the senior executive team responsible for contributing to the overall leadership, strategic direction and performance of NEBOSH.  The post holder is also accountable for leading the Assessment Team - a key operational area responsible for managing examiners and moderators, marking standards, pre and post examination logistics and the awarding process.

It is essential that candidates can demonstrate the following, but not limited to:

  • Leadership and management skills
  • Understanding of NEBOSH’s external environment
  • Experience of working at a senior level, contributing to strategy and ensuring successful implementation
  • Experience of Performance and Project Management
  • Successful stakeholder and customer management
  • Analytical, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Experience of operational management in an environment where critical deadlines feature

Successful applicants will be:

  • Commercially aware
  • Critical and strategic thinkers
  • Inspirational and motivational
  • Innovative with experience of process improvement
  • Problem solvers
  • Decision makers

It is also desirable to:

  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of the NEBOSH product range
  • Hold a formal qualification in educational assessment and/or understanding of assessment
    Demonstrate knowledge of education and training establishments and/or audit, certification or regulatory bodies
  • Have attained a relevant formal business qualification

We offer a salary of circa £65,000 based on qualifications and demonstrable experience), private health insurance, life assurance, a group personal pension plan, discretionary bonus and company car/car allowance. 

Please apply to recruitment@nebosh.org.uk with a CV and covering letter demonstrating how you meet the job requirements quoting reference DA and indicating your salary expectations.  Interviews will be held in January 2018.

Closing date is:  11 December 2017