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Higher Education Executive – Central London – Salary between £32-35K per annum dependent on experience, plus benefits

The Engineering Council, the UK regulatory body for the engineering profession seeks a Higher Education Executive to work within its Professional Standards team.  The post will involve supporting the implementation of the Engineering Council’s HE-related activities work to deliver the aims and tasks set out in the Strategic and Operating Plans, predominantly in the context of our standards and associated policy. It will be both internal-facing (within the Professional Standards team and across the Engineering Council) and external-facing (the engineering profession and other stakeholders). 

Main duties will involve:

  • Providing the Secretariat for the Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) and other activity as required.
  • Acting as Secretary for EAB accreditation visits (this will involve overnight stays).
  • Providing and presenting papers and reports to the EAB committee, and other committees as required.
  • Supporting the establishment and management of the Engineering Council’s strategic HE relationships, including representing the Engineering Council externally where appropriate.
  • Contributing to the operation, integrity and development of the Engineering Council’s accredited courses database.
  • Contributing to Professional Standards team and wider Engineering Council work, including projects.
  • Contributing to the integration of higher education work with wider Engineering Council work.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the HE landscape, ideally in an engineering context. They should have experience of delivering a qualifications or standards-related function in the not for profit sector, and preferably have experience of working with professional bodies. Experience of providing the Secretariat for committee(s) will be expected. 

As a minimum applicants should have attained a degree level education or equivalent, and possess strong communication skills (both written and oral), 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.

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To apply, please write a covering letter setting out what you will bring to the role, enclose your CV and send them to by 31 January 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:

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To apply for these roles please click here



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The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) is seeking to appoint a Membership Assistant.
To find out more about this role, including how to apply, please click here


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