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CIPD External Quality Adviser, Level 3&5 | Fees & expenses for contracted work, available on request

Location - Home based 
Type - Self employed, contract for services 
Hours - 35 hours per week
Salary - Fees & expenses for contracted work, available on request

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

The CIPD requires several External Quality Advisers work as part of a team of representing CIPD, verifying the quality of the work in centres and the assessment decisions taken.

Our EQAs ensure CIPD qualifications are delivered in line with regulatory standards.

This is an enjoyable, rewarding and challenging role, working with a wide variety of centres including universities, colleges and private learning providers that will enhance your continued professional development and enable you to transfer your learning and experience to other HR and L&D professionals whilst supplementing your income.

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Occupational competence in the areas of HR and/or L&D with recent workplace or teaching experience, and evidence of continuing professional development 
  • A clear understanding of CIPD level 3 and 5 qualifications - content, structure and assessment requirements
  • Experience and understanding of different assessment methods and their application 
  • Current and extensive experience of assessing vocational qualifications at level 3 or above 
  • Experience in the role of either internal quality assurance (IQA) or external quality adviser (EQA) 
  • Experience of chairing meetings regularly 
  • An in-depth understanding of QA monitoring and sampling methods
  • Ability to analyse and draw valid conclusions from a range of monitoring and sampling information and to determine appropriate improvement actions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to write accurate and detailed reports
  • Proficiency in the use of IT and recognised business software (Microsoft or Apple applications, e-mail and online communications)
  • Ability to work as a reliable and flexible member of a team and to work effectively with others
  • Ability and willingness to comply with CIPD policies and values, and to represent CIPD in a positive and professional manner in all dealings with others
  • Recognised qualification in HR and/or L&D or related disciplines (desirable) 
  • Recent recognised qualification in Assessing vocational qualifications (i.e. A1, or TAQA Assessor Award or Certificate) (desirable) 
  • Recent recognised qualification in IQA or EQA of vocational qualifications (i.e. V1/V2 or TAQA IQA/EQA Award) (desirable) 
  • Have experience of qualification development, assessment and quality assurance (desirable) 
  • Holder of a grade of CIPD membership (Associate, or Chartered Member) (desirable)

How to apply

For more information including a full role specification, fee structure or to apply for the role please email QA@cipd.co.uk

Please note that the closing date for application is Wednesday 19 April 2017 at 12pm.

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

CIPD External Quality Adviser, Level 7 | Fees & expenses for contracted work, available on request

Location - Home based with some travel
Type - Self employed, contract for services  
Salary - Fees & expenses for contract work, available on request

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

The CIPD requires several External Quality Advisers work as part of a team of representing CIPD, verifying the quality of the work in centres and the assessment decisions taken.

Our EQAs ensure CIPD qualifications are delivered in line with regulatory standards.

This is an enjoyable, rewarding and challenging role, working with a wide variety of centres including universities, colleges and private learning providers that will enhance your continued professional development and enable you to transfer your learning and experience to other HR and L&D professionals whilst supplementing your income.

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • A clear understanding of CIPD level 7 content, structure and assessment requirements 
  • A clear understanding of CIPD level 7 qualifications - content, structure and assessment requirements 
  • The specific requirements of delivering and assessing Level 7 (masters level and post-graduate diploma) modules with both academic and applied requirements 
  • Up-to-date knowledge of publications across the board in the core areas of HRM/HRD 
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the range of publications and other resources available from CIPD 
  • Experience and understanding of different assessment methods and their application 
  • Experience in the role of either internal quality assurance (IQA) or external quality adviser (EQA) 
  • Experience of chairing meetings regularly • An in-depth understanding of QA monitoring and sampling methods 
  • Ability to analyse and draw valid conclusions from a range of monitoring and sampling information and to determine appropriate improvement actions 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to write accurate and detailed reports 
  • Proficiency in the use of IT and recognised business software (Microsoft or Apple applications, e-mail and online communications) 
  • Experience of teaching and assessing at post-graduate level and an understanding of, and familiarity with different assessment methods 
  • Storing Centre information safely and ensuring it is treated confidentially and made available only to those CIPD officers and EQAs with responsibility for QA, and taking into account the need to conform with the Data Protection Act 
  • Ability to work as a reliable and flexible member of a team and to work effectively with others
  • Ability and willingness to comply with CIPD practices and values, and to represent CIPD in a positive and professional manner in all dealings with others 
  • Recognised qualification in HR and/or L&D or related disciplines (desirable) 
  • Have experience of qualification development, assessment and quality assurance (desirable) 
  • Academic Fellow or Chartered Fellow CIPD

How to apply

For more information including a full role specification, fee structure or to apply for the role please email QA@cipd.co.uk

Please note that the closing date for application is Wednesday 19 April 2017 at 12pm

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Public Affairs Executive | Circa £26,000

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - Permanent
Hours - 35 hours per week
Salary - Circa £26,000

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

We regard ourselves as experts on the workplace and our public policy work exists to ensure our voice is heard in some of the most crucial debates such as what a future industrial strategy should look like, what Brexit means for organisations and how we can increase diversity at all levels in the workplace.

The Role

We have an opportunity for a talented individual to join our energetic and busy Public Affairs team, playing a key role in the day to day operations of the team as the Public Affairs Executive. You’ll work with the team to help maximise the external profile of the CIPD, supporting engagement activities to influence key stakeholders concerned with the world of work, including policy makers, politicians, civil servants, business leaders, key senior CIPD members, academics, think tanks, charities and employees.

You’ll need to be of graduate calibre with an excellent knowledge of UK politics and Parliament, possess an interest in the policy landscape affecting the world of work and a willingness to develop a sound business antennae to spot opportunities for the organisation. In addition, you’ll need to be highly organised and able to manage a diverse workload, completing projects to strict deadlines. A confident manner and excellent communication skills are important as is the ability to work well as part of a team.

Key responsibilities

  • Undertaking daily horizon scanning of the news cycle, enabling the business to have up to date external insight and proactively spotting influencing opportunities 
  • Arranging briefing meetings with parliamentary, governmental, policy and business stakeholders and preparing briefing material in a timely manner 
  • Organising member engagement activity 
  • Support CIPD public policy consultation responses, including the management of online survey tools and organising focus groups and case studies where appropriate 
  • Ensuring the new contact management system is kept up to date, assisting policy and research colleagues to transfer appropriate information onto the new database that will help us with our policy engagement strategy 
  • Working with the team to regularly edit and refresh the CIPD public policy blog and public policy web pages 
  • Work as part of the wider external affairs functions (press, social media, corporate communications team) on key advocacy and campaign activities 
  • Organising and managing distinct public affairs events such as public panel events and roundtables • Undertake ad hoc research and project work as arises in support of our team and company strategy to help further the voice of the CIPD

Experience of working in Parliament in desirable but not essential

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Conference Producer | Circa £30,000

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - 6 month short term contract  
Hours - 35 hours per week
Salary - Circa £30,000

We’re the CIPD — the professional body for HR and people development. We are the voice of a worldwide community of more than 140,000 members committed to championing better work and working lives. We’ve been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years, helping members build their professional expertise and organisations build their HR and leadership capability.

The Role

We have an opportunity for a Conference Producer to join our Conferences and Events team on a short term contract. You will play a key role in designing and developing CIPD’s events to ensure they remain leading edge and meet the changing needs of our growing customer base.

The role will focus on content research, programme writing and speaker acquisition. The successful candidate will research, design and develop a portfolio of CIPD conference programmes in order to enhance the CIPD’s reputation as a leading forum for HR and Learning & Development issues. The role will focus on our commercial conference portfolio, including our esteemed annual conference in Manchester.

Key responsibilities

  • Carry out high-quality desk research, phone and face-to-face interviews with HR and L&D professionals 
  • Identify high-priority topics, leading organisations and potential speakers 
  • Developing leading-edge conference agendas that respond to the needs of our audience 
  • Source, test, recruit and brief high-calibre speakers to deliver talks and case studies 
  • Assist the Marketing team to identify compelling messaging and ensure communications are accurate 
  • Assist the Sponsorship team to ensure suitable sponsors are identified and briefed appropriately 
  • Work closely with the Events Logistics team to ensure operational requirements of the events are met 
  • Develop informal networks with practitioners to act as topic advisers or future speakers 
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure programmes align to CIPD priorities while meeting commercial targets

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Experience conducting in-depth desk research, phone and face-to-face interviews with senior professionals to identify high-priority conference topics 
  • Experience in developing, writing and editing commercial conference agendas 
  • Experience in identifying, sourcing, selecting and briefing high-level conference speakers 
  • Highly-developed communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships and informal networks 
  • Highly-developed writing, editing and proof-reading skills 
  • The ability to manage multiple stakeholders and work across teams to ensure the success of the event 
  • The ability to prioritise, work independently and under pressure to respect deadlines 
  • The ability to work collaboratively within a team of conference producers on joint projects 
  • Knowledge or interest in HR and L&D topics and understanding of the professional development sector

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Marketing Executive | Competitive

Location - Wimbledon, South West London
Type - 6 month short term contract 
Hours - 35 hours per week
Salary - Competitive

We’re the professional body for HR and people development. We’re an independent, not-for-profit organisation and we exist to make work and working lives better. We have the vision, agility and strength to make a real difference to our members, to businesses, to the economy and to all working people. What’s more, we also walk the walk. We’re passionate about developing our people and offer a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits, such as 28 days holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours. Join us to make a real difference to the world of work.

The Role

We’re looking for an experienced Marketing Executive to join our team in Wimbledon, London on a short term contract. You’ll join a 40-strong in-house Marketing team and you’ll be responsible for planning and delivering marketing campaigns to drive membership and revenue.

You will be one of 10 Marketing Executives responsible for campaign delivery. You will manage multiple integrated campaigns and work as part of a busy, professional Marketing team.

You’ll work closely with other parts of the Marketing team including design, data and analysis, social media, brand, PR and corporate communications. And you will form strong relationships with our Digital team and our Conferences, Membership, Training and Publishing teams.

Campaigns may include email, social media, print and online advertising, direct mail, newsletters, content marketing, webinars, events and other channels.

Using multiple data sources you will identify target groups and the most effective channels. You will write compelling copy, deliver campaigns to agreed timescales, set and manage budgets, and evaluate campaigns to improve effectiveness.

Experience of direct marketing and digital marketing over several years are both essential for this role, as are strong planning and campaign management skills. You will be of graduate calibre, ideally a CIM postgraduate or equivalent.

This is a great opportunity to join one of the UK’s most respected professional bodies and work in a large, professional marketing team.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your experience of:

1. Direct and digital marketing

2. Planning marketing campaigns.

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer a friendly and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities and benefits such as 28 days’ holiday, free two-course lunch and flexible working hours.

The CIPD define diversity as valuing everyone as an individual – we value all our employees, customers and clients as people. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. 

CIPD valuing everyone as an individual

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

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