Head of End Point Assessment, Nationwide

Circa £50,000 per annum

Posted 2 weeks ago | ref: 220567

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Protocol are proud to be working with an industry leading trade association to recruit for a newly created Head of End Point Assessment role. 

Our client have a strong commitment to education and training, currently operating as an assessment centre and have previously been involved in setting-up apprenticeship standards. Now, on behalf of their industry are planning to set-up as an End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO)

This is unique opportunity to come in and build an EPAO – the role is all-encompassing meaning you’ll be comfortable in wearing several hats in a “start-up” type environment. 


Role responsibilities

  • Design & Implement EPA business strategy and promoting this to our clients existing contacts and new networking opportunities
  • Setting budgets, sales targets and pricing for EPA opportunties
  • Taking the operational lead in developing, implementing and managing the EPA process ensuring you are meeting the needs of clients
  • Taking the lead ensuring our client reach Ofqual recognition (aiming for December 2021) and acting as a senior responsible officer for all compliance with ESFA and Ofqual conditions
  • Develop excellent working relationships with training providers, employers and other key stakeholders 
  • Produce contract and service level agreements
  • Recruiting experts and assessors for developing and EPA practices
  • Reviewing quality along with the Quality Manager


The person & qualifications

  • Experienced within End Point Assessment at a senior level (EPA Manager/Delivery Manager)
  • Knowledge of Ofqual/ESFA
  • Ideally will be a senior responsible officer for compliance
  • Understand EPAO workings

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.