Location: Home based with occasional travel including attendance at CMI premises in Corby/London

Reports to: Quality Manager for End Point Assessment

Salary: £38,000 plus benefits

Closing Date: 17th June 2022

Join CMI in 2022 and celebrate 75 years of Better Managers!

About the role:

We have a unique and exciting new opportunity for an experienced Quality professional to support our Internal Quality Assurance activities. Working closely with the Quality Manager and Internal Quality Assurers, the successful candidate will be responsible for driving our processes forward and coordinating activity across the quality team.


  • To sample assessments marked by Independent Apprenticeship Assessors and Quality Assure IQA in line with CMI’s Service Level Agreement.
  • To provide Quality Manager(s) with regular reports/analysis of trends on IQA sampling and findings.
  • To provide monthly reports to Quality Manager(s) to support development and standardisation of assessments
  • To make suggestions to the Quality Manager for EPA on how best to improve CMI Policies and Practices
  • To support the Quality Manager for EPA in ensuring that regulatory, compliance and legislation requirements are met
  • To support the Quality Manager for EPA in implementation of Standardisation and in determining best practice and areas for improvement, providing feedback to training providers on EPA findings at regular intervals
  • To support with Training requirements
  • To be subject specialist across Standards in the Apprenticeship Sector and lead on all activities as required
  • To allocate work within the internal and external team as appropriate

About you:

We are an inclusive employer and welcome all diverse backgrounds, where individuality is celebrated, creating both a forward-thinking team and a supportive space for everyone in the CMI family. We actively invite applications from diverse cultures and experience.

  • We are looking for someone who can enhance our culture and align with our core values. We want someone who is ‘Passionate’ in making a positive difference to the skills of managers and leaders, ‘Practical’; with the ability to make quick and smart decisions, ‘Progressive’ about creating a better future and maintaining a ‘Professional’ code of conduct, through being accountable and ethical in everything that we do.
  • An experienced and qualified Internal Quality Assurance professional with relevant experience of apprenticeship standards and end-point assessment
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills are a must for this role
  • A committed people manager with the ability to coach and guide your team
  • Strong background in management supported by a professional qualification at Level 5 or above

Why CMI:

Are you looking to join a dynamic and ambitious organisation? At CMI, new leadership and management strategies are at the fore-front of what we do. We know the importance of fresh ideas and encourage new perspectives. We are a not for profit, Sunday Times top 100 employer, with a Platinum Accreditation with Investors in People. We offer an engaging, flexible and collaborative culture with a wealth of opportunity for professional development.

It doesn’t stop there. We believe we are only as good as the people that work at CMI and in turn offer a competitive benefits package for all employees:

  • Flexible working – whether that’s from home or in the office; wherever works best for you. We are not a traditional 9 to 5, we are flexible with what hours you work and when you work
  • 24 ½ days’ holiday + 8 days’ Bank Holiday – with annual leave days increasing with length of service and the opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • Wellbeing and mental health – in-house mental health first-aid trainers, BUPA Employee Assistance for 24 hour support and access to Kooth, an online mental health platform
  • CMI membership – take advantage of our amazing courses and become a Chartered Manager. Plus, CMI will pay your professional membership to one additional organisation of choice
  • Rewards and Recognition scheme – cash prizes awarded to employees throughout the year
  • Socials – with an active social team, we have a book club, yoga classes and regular team outings
  • Pension – we add an extra 6% of your gross salary to your pension pot every month after 3 months

About us:

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) sets the Professional Standard in Management and Leadership. We have worked with businesses and education providers to inspire people to unleash their potential through qualifications, apprenticeships and training to become skilled, confident and successful managers and leaders, resulting in Chartered Manager status – the ultimate management accolade, which is proven to boost individuals’ career prospects, management capability and impact in the workplace.

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We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than advertised should we receive a high number of suitable applicants.