Senior Qualifications Manager, City of London

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The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI)City of London

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £47k to £49k per annum depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for a Senior Qualifications Manager with relevant experience to lead our team of qualifications managers, and the management and maintenance of our portfolio of qualifications and assessments.

This is a key role and you will be responsible for a number of areas including:

  • managing our team of Qualifications Managers, allocating exams and assessments
  • responding to applications for reasonable adjustments and special consideration
  • managing the republication of our multiple-choice exams and the narrative exam sessions ensuring they are delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality
  • the membership of the QABs and exam panels as well as the recruitment and retention of item writers and examiners
  • ensuring compliance with relevant policies and procedures, and making recommendations for improvement where appropriate


Reporting to the Assistant Director, Qualifications, we are looking for someone with:

  • extensive knowledge of assessment processes and procedures, and what makes a robust and relevant qualification (including syllabus, specialist involvement, approval, assessment specification and performance review)
  • excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • experience of managing and leading teams
  • able to engage and build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • the ability to plan and prioritise a heavy workload
  • experience of working for a regulated awarding organisation


The offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory full screening including a credit check.

We offer a competitive remuneration package which includes:

  • 7½% company contribution into a personal pension, in addition to your own contribution of 1½% via salary exchange
  • Life insurance and income protection insurance
  • A sports club subsidy
  • 28 days’ leave per annum (which includes three days at Christmas)
  • After one year’s service, private medical insurance cover, annual travel insurance cover and a paid annual travel ticket, which is worth £1,500pa and £3,886pa depending on where you live and the cost of your ticket


Please send your CV to Karen Dalton, Assistant Director, HR at

For more information on the CISI, please see our website at

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, a registered charity, is the largest and most widely respected professional body for those who work in the UK securities and investment industry.  Its aim is to promote high standards of competence and integrity amongst its 40,000 members and the industry, and, as the main examining body for the sector, offers its internationally recognised exams globally.

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