Apprenticeship Quality and Governance Manager

Siemens · Competitive · South West England

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Siemens Mobility comprises Siemens train technology and rail automation activities. These products and services are addressing the growth field of Smart Mobility with intelligent and integrated solutions. Portfolio elements are rolling stock and related services, rail electrification, infrastructure logistics as well as intelligent traffic and transportation systems.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Apprenticeship Quality and Governance Manager to join our Siemens Mobility HR team. Working closely with the Training and Education function, you will represent the apprenticeship and skills agenda both internally and externally and lead a small function in ensuring we comply with all government levy and education governance rules to enforce quality and robustness of our apprenticeship delivery.

Reporting to the Head of HR, you will be responsible for providing the internal quality assurance for Siemens Mobility Limited and third party apprentices on relevant apprenticeship frameworks and standards; providing advice and guidance to Siemens Mobility Training and Education function in the delivery of their apprenticeships and to quality assure the learning outcomes.

You will work in conjunction with and act as the Awarding Body Centre Coordinator to manage IQA processes across three awarding bodies by developing and maintaining best practice assessment and IQA processes for Siemens Mobility Limited.

What are your responsibilities

  • Be the owner of internal Quality Management Systems (QMS), processes and compliance related to apprenticeships
  • Ofsted Lead: Responsible for compliance with Ofsted Education Inspection Framework and Education and Skills Funding rules and compliance. This role would lead any Siemens Mobility Ofsted inspection.
  • Awarding body 'Co-ordinator' and internal and external verifier
  • Engaged in the development of new standards
  • Continuous Improvement via audits and improvement initiatives
  • Electronic learner portfolio management (Onefile) - Directed to guided and self-directed learning
  • Business Workforce planning support and guidance
  • Quality assurance and compliance for subcontractors, external providers and external customers
  • Head of Safeguarding for Siemens Mobility Limited
  • Be a role model and representative of Siemens Mobility Limited at external events
  • Internal and external stakeholder management, representing the apprenticeship agenda to the business and external parties
  • Ensure all learners are registered with awarding bodies
  • Assess and manage all certification claims on behalf of Siemens
  • Work in conjunction with the Centre Co-ordinator/ Administrator to manage learner data for ESFA and awarding bodies
  • Competence Claims Management

What do you need to qualify for this job

  • Someone with very good understanding of funding systems, awarding body requirements and learner management systems
  • Someone who is qualified as an Assessor
  • Excellent knowledge of vocational Engineering frameworks and Standards
  • Excellent knowledge of education inspection framework requirements for young learners
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good presentation skills and aptitude to IT systems
  • Able to work on own initiative as part of a virtual team
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Degree level qualified ideally in a vocational learning discipline
  • IQA qualification or equivalent and occupationally competent in either Mechanical or Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Enhanced disclosure (Safeguarding; Prevent)

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We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

  • Someone with very good understanding of funding systems, awarding body requirements and learner management systems
  • Someone who is qualified as an Assessor
  • Excellent knowledge of vocational Engineering frameworks and Standards
  • Excellent knowledge of education inspection framework requirements for young learners
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good presentation skills and aptitude to IT systems
  • Able to work on own initiative as part of a virtual team
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Degree level qualified ideally in a vocational learning discipline
  • IQA qualification or equivalent and occupationally competent in either Mechanical or Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Enhanced disclosure (Safeguarding; Prevent)

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