Compliance Assistant Manager

Cambridge, UK
£26,000 - £36,500 (dependent on experience)
23 Feb 2019
23 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: Compliance Assistant Manager

Contract Type: Full-Time, Fixed-Term (6 months)

Salary: £26,000 - £36,500 (dependent on experience)

Location: Cambridge

What it's about

The role of Compliance Assistant Manager is to work across the Risk and Compliance department, providing management data and investigating cases where candidates, teachers and/or centres are suspected of malpractice. The role is key to ensuring that OCR remains compliant with the Ofqual Conditions of Recognition.

What you'll be doing

This role encompasses a range of tasks and responsibilities. Reporting to a Senior Compliance Manager, you will:
  • Investigate and make decisions on the most complex and difficult cases of suspected malpractice, according to OCR and JCQ procedures.
  • Manipulate and prepare data for internal and external reports.
  • Act as a point of escalation thus supporting more junior members of the team.
  • Advise centres and others on malpractice processes and outcomes.
  • Prepare papers for Malpractice Committee hearings.
  • Investigate and make decisions on academic appeals in line with JCQ procedures and the Conditions of Recognition
  • Make decisions on malpractice appeals which have been delegated to officers.

What we're looking for

The successful candidate should have experience of working in a busy environment; interrogating and manipulating data to produce reports; and working under pressure to demanding deadlines. Ideally you will also have experience of working in an investigative and/or educational environment. For further skills, qualifications and experience required please see essential and desirable criteria below.

  • Educated to A level or equivalent
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (desirable)

  • Excellent data management and interpretation skills
  • Ability to investigate, analyse and interpret information whilst maintaining impartiality when dealing with investigations
  • Excellent customer service and relationship management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • High standard of spoken and written English

  • Experience of managing complex processes and making decisions
  • Experience of working well in a complex and busy environment
  • Experience of working in an investigatory or educational field (desirable)
  • Experience of working in a customer facing role (desirable)

  • Ability to act on your own initiative and make decisions
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Positive attitude


• Generous contributory pension
• 28 days annual leave pro rata, plus bank holidays
• Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
• Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
• Employee discount and cash back scheme at 1,200 retailers
• Cycle scheme
• Subsidised canteens
• Support for professional qualifications

Who we are

OCR (Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations) is a leading UK exam board. We provide qualifications which engage people of all ages and abilities at school, college, in work or through part-time learning programmes. Our general and vocational qualifications equip learners with the knowledge and skills they need for their future, helping them achieve their full potential.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.

This role can be classed as a secondment opportunity for internal candidates with line manager approval.

We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches leads to innovation and creates an atmosphere where everyone's contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 07/03/2019 and interviews will be held on 18 March 2018 .

If you're successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.


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