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Internal Quality Assurance Verifier

Full Time


SSE has big ambitions to be a leading energy company in a low carbon world. Following our commitment to invest £20.5 billion in low carbon projects to 2027, we have significant growth plans and are well on our way to achieving our ambition to build a world that’s more sustainable and inclusive for you, your family, the community you live in and for generations to come.

Join us on our journey to net zero and help us power change.

About the Role

Base Location: You will be based in one of our UK Training Centres at Thatcham or Perth

Salary: £44,195 – £50,611 + a range of benefits to support your finances, wellbeing and family.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

As an Internal Quality Assurance Verifier (IQA), you’ll ensure the quality of training and assessments at our training centres, managing qualifications like Streetworks (NRSWA) Training and technical apprenticeships. Your key tasks will include:

– Coordinating and monitoring assessments at our training centres and other locations, ensuring they meet qualification scheme and awarding body standards.

– Keeping accurate records and reports of verification activities for auditing purposes and providing necessary information to external verifiers to show compliance with quality assurance standards.

– Working with external verifiers and auditors to maintain our accreditation as an approved training and assessment provider, acting as the centre coordinator.

– Organising assessor standardisation reviews and observations and keeping records of these for external verification.

– Supporting the development and compliance of assessment plans and procedures for power apprenticeship End Point Assessments and gathering evidence for external review panels or auditors. You’ll also work with technical training managers to ensure the same compliance standards for internally awarded certifications as for externally accredited qualifications.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role we’d love you to have:

– Vocational experience in the power or utilities sector, including highways work.

– Background in a similar IQA or Instructor Assessor role with experience in quality assurance and verification of accredited qualifications.

– Working towards a Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Process and Practice, a Level 3 Award in Education and Training, and NRSWA Supervisor Units.

– Proficiency with IT equipment and Microsoft software for record-keeping and reporting.

– Good communication skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team, adapting to a changing workload and prioritising tasks effectively.

There will be a requirement to travel within the UK to monitor training and assessment activities.

About our Business

SSE Human Resources is made up of several operational and specialist teams who strive to help the business to design, develop and deliver their people strategies. We partner with the business to provide expert advice on all people matters, enabling them to get the best out of their teams and equip them to meet the changing demands of our business now, and in the future.

What’s in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with 34 days annual leave entitlement. Enhanced maternity/paternity leave, discounted healthcare, salary sacrifice car leasing and much more, view our full benefits package on our careers site.

As an equal opportunity employer we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining SSE. Search for ‘Inclusion & Diversity at SSE‘ to find out more.

What happens now?

All applications should be made online, and I’ll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working flexibly requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Louise on 01738 351671.

Before commencing your role with SSE, you’ll need to complete our pre-employment screening process. This will consist of a criminality and credit check.

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