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Accreditation and Higher Education Executive – Central London – Salary £32-35k depending upon experience, plus benefits 

The Engineering Council, the UK regulatory body for the engineering profession seeks an Accreditation and Higher Education Executive to work within its Professional Standards team.  The Accreditation and Higher Education Executive is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB). This includes planning, organising and providing the secretariat for EAB meetings and typically 8-12 accreditation visits a year.   Visits usually require overnight stays, normally of one or two nights’ duration. 

Main duties will involve: 

  • Planning and supporting EAB meetings and accreditation visits; producing agendas, papers, reports and minutes; briefing Chairs and committee/panel members as required; and delivering actions.
  • Providing secretariat for other committees and working groups as required.
  • Tracking developments in UK and international higher education and skills areas, keeping internal and external colleagues informed, and making suggestions for Engineering Council and EAB activity where appropriate.
  • Providing briefings to professional engineering institution staff and volunteers as required.
  • Overseeing the operation of the Engineering Council accredited courses database and contributing to its development as a senior user.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to draft quality papers and minutes.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate, or show that they are interested in developing, a good understanding of the HE landscape, ideally in an engineering context. Experience of delivering a qualifications or standards-related function in the not for profit sector, and/or experience of working with professional bodies or universities, would be useful.

As a minimum applicants should have attained a degree level education or equivalent, good relationship management skills and good IT skills including experience of using databases. They should also be a team player and able to demonstrate the ability to form appropriate strategic partnerships. 

For full details, please click here 

To apply, please write a covering letter setting out what you will bring to the role, enclose your CV and send them to by 17 September 2017.

Professional Engineering Institution Vacancies

As a partner to the professional engineering institutions and professional affiliates we may on occasion advertise vacancies on their behalf.
Please be aware that the Engineering Council is unable to accept applications for these roles. Please apply directly to the relevant institution:

EI logoThe Energy Institute (EI) is seeking to appoint a Front End Developer and a Project Officer.
To apply for any of these roles please click here






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