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Pearson VQ Assessment Leader in London, United Kingdom

VQ Assessment Leader - may be deployed across New Tech award, BTEC or T-Levels activities

Job Description

About us

Pearson is working with the world’s leading experts, teachers, and researchers to create the best tools for learning, and we are equipping schools, colleges, universities, and other organisations with systems, content, and resources to help

their students learn. As the world’s learning company, we aim to be the standard setter for learning— fuelling a love and enthusiasm for it at every step along the way, because wherever learning flourishes, so do people.

About the Role

At Pearson, we are Brave, Imaginative, Decent and Accountable. We work on a variety of projects, products and services to create and maintain an excellent assessment and content experience for our learners. This role plays a key part in

the delivery of all related assessment aspects for a selection of vocational qualifications, assessments and services, and is accountable for the accuracy and timeliness of assessment content and outcomes in their assigned area. This role requires the postholder to be able to deliver key assessment tasks, in a high pressured and regulated environment on time and accurately.

Key Accountabilities People

  • Will be able to work effectively on their own and as a valued member of a team

  • Will engage in training and development opportunities

  • Will value the needs and rights of others Customer Service

  • Will “Think customers first” to ensure a great customer experience

  • Ensure accurate and timely responses to customer queries

  • Use customer relationship management tools to identify opportunities to support customers further and improve the customer experience

Data Management

  • Analyse assessment performance data with a view to making improvements and defending decisions in relation to pass marks or the setting of grade boundaries.

  • Implement and monitor Risk-ratings for BTEC QA Quality Management

  • Will be able to follow tight timelines with accuracy and escalate issues if they occur

  • Responsible for accurate Content and Assessment management for their allocated assessments

  • Responding to key external or internal requirements, and with continued improvement and simplification in mind. Relationship Management

  • Will build and maintain successful relationships with all our external and internal partners

  • Managing performance of contractors

  • Work closely with key stakeholders to ensure accurate content production and timely assessment results

  • Equip stakeholders with necessary content production tools, information and resources, to ensure agreed outcomes and deadlines are achieved whilst maintaining quality

Key Skills, Behaviours and Experience

The post holder will:

  • Be able to learn quickly, be curious and imaginative

  • Have assessment or content creation experience

  • Be able to thrive in a high-pressured and regulated environment

  • Have project management capabilities

  • Be resilient and not afraid to make decisions based on key pieces of information

  • Be comfortable to use new technology to improve the learner experience

  • Be able to communicate accurately and effectively

  • Be able to work flexibly to meet the needs of the assessment cycle


The postholder will:

  • Hold a degree or other relevant qualification or experience



Organization: Workforce Skills

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 9511