Gateway Qualifications is a dynamic and growing awarding organisation with ambitious targets and a determination to succeed. We are a charity, motivated by supporting our centres and our learners to meet our charitable aim of widening participation for all.

As an ambitious and go-getting company, we are keen to attract like-minded people to work with us, for it is only through our people that we can continue our success story.

We are looking for a Head of Product who can lead the development and maintenance of our qualifications and assessment portfolio, managing and working with a team of external associates and embracing the use of technology including e-assessment platforms.

You will:

• have significant experience working at a senior level in awarding organisation(s) in a Qualification and Assessment Development function
• enjoy setting and delivering product strategies in line with Government priorities
• know how to develop, implement and amend operational processes for the delivery and maintenance of new products throughout their lifecycle
• be agile. Successfully leading your team to manage, prioritise and deliver on outcomes that meet our customer and learner needs
• know how overcome operational constraints to deliver a successful product, working closely with operational teams with the ability to think of new and innovative ways of working to achieve the right outcomes

If you are looking for a rewarding role where you can use your skills and experience to help us shape our qualification offer, we’d like to hear from you.

We offer a great employment package that includes 30 days paid holiday plus public holidays, a career average defined benefit pension scheme, and an individual LinkedIn learning licence.

If you want to join our team and contribute to our success, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button on the advert displayed on our website.

About Gateway Qualifications

Gateway Qualifications is an Awarding Organisation with over 30 years of expertise. We offer a wide range of regulated qualifications, Access to HE Diplomas, develop bespoke qualifications and quality assure in-house training.

At Gateway Qualifications our focus is on creating the highest quality qualifications which are accessible to all and enable the learner to thrive.

If you are interested in this vacancy, you will be able to make an application via the website using our careers page. Please ensure you attach your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the role.

Please note that the closing date for applications will be 12pm on 27th June 2022. We do reserve the right to close this recruitment exercise early if we receive a sufficient volume of suitable applicants.

Candidate Pack – Head of Product

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