Ofqual is the independent qualifications regulator for England. We currently regulate 161 awarding organisations, and approx. 11,600 certified qualifications. These include GCSEs, AS and A levels, and a broad range of vocational and technical qualifications. Regulating on behalf of students of all ages and apprentices is central to how we fulfil our statutory objectives.
For more information about the work we do please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ofqual
We are looking to recruit high calibre researchers and data analysts to our Research, Standards & Comparability, and Data & Analytics teams. Research and data is at the heart of our approach to intelligent, evidence-based regulation.
The work we do strengthens our regulatory decision-making, supporting our position as a credible authority by adopting innovative, critical approaches to research and business intelligence.
Our research has a direct impact on education, informing approaches to the assessment and maintenance of standards in vocational and national qualifications.
Some recent examples can be found here:
We are also looking to recruit a Research Associate to work within our Standards & Comparability team.
This role will contribute to Ofqual’s statutory objectives to secure qualification standards and will play an important role in our monitoring of qualification standards.
We are committed to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion throughout the organisation. We are proud of the action we are taking to support EDI and Wellbeing and welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds to support our ethos of creating a diverse culture that is reflective of both our employees and the learners we support.
Ofqual is a rewarding, dynamic place to work. We offer employees the opportunity to develop within their role and progress through the organisation via a number of Learning and Development opportunities and activities.