VQ Product Designer

Cambridge, UK
£32,000 - £45,000
24 Jul 2019
20 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: VQ Product Designer

Contract: Full-Time, Fixed-Term (12 months)

Salary: £32,000 - £45,000

Location: Coventry

What it's about

We are looking for a VQ Product Designer to join the Product Development team on a fixed term contract of twelve months.

You will be part of a team of Product Designers who develop or redevelop Vocational Qualification products that are innovative, cost-effective, attractive, high quality and fit-for-purpose. You will be working to a brief set out by the Head of Product and you will interpret that to define the requirements for a qualification and its support package and delivery requirements.

You will also lead on changes to qualifications that are already being delivered and support team projects.

What you'll be doing
  • Leading and delivering the design of new or revised products, making sure they meet regulatory, technical and other stakeholders' requirements.
  • Interpreting, recommending and articulating a vision for a complete qualification design, delivery and assessment package and preparing and leading a team of others to create it.
  • Providing product specific information to support marketing, sales and training activities.
  • Leading on or contributing to projects intended to improve our future capabilities.
  • Working with the VQ Senior Product Designer who will support you in your role.

What we're looking for

We are looking for somebody with experience in:
  • Interpreting requirements and generating a vision and instructions for creating a product and/or process
  • Working within a regulated environment
  • Managing projects
  • Creating and/or coordinating teaching and assessment support

And is able to:
  • Be determined and resourceful in the delivery of the best possible results on schedule, to budget and to requisite quality, taking into consideration the needs of customers, regulators and OCR
  • Constructively influence others to create buy-in and find solutions where there are conflicting interests
  • Collaborate with and motivate others including those who may have less experience in product or assessment design
  • Be positive and resilient to the impact of change and is self-motivated

  • In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a superb range of benefits:
  • Generous contributory pension
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme
  • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 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.

We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches lead to innovation and create 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 19/08/2019 and interviews will be held on 30/08/2019 .

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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