Graduate / Postgraduate Operational and Process Excellence Specialist

Cardiff, Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£28,000 - £30,000 per annum
29 Aug 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Graduate/Postgraduate Operational and Process Excellence Specialist (KTP Associate)

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum

Vacancy Number: 9055BR

Cardiff Business School

Cardiff Business School is widely regarded as one of the leading business and management schools in the UK, ranked 6th in the UK for the quality of its research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). We educate over 3,500 students annually, including over 1,500 international students. Cardiff Business School has an international faculty of world-leading scholars. Our research reputation has helped us become an attractive centre of scholarship for colleagues from the UK and beyond. As the world’s first Public Value Business School, Cardiff Business School has a commitment to delivering societal as well as economic value though the undertaking of world leading inter-disciplinary research addressing the grand challenges facing communities, business and organisations.


WJEC is a leading awarding organisation which has its origins in the former Welsh Joint Education Committee, established in 1948. With nearly 70 years' experience in delivering qualifications, WJEC is the largest provider in Wales and a leading provider in England and Northern Ireland. The organisation has a turnover of over £40m and employs approximately 400 staff, the majority of whom are located in modern offices on the edge of the city of Cardiff.

WJEC CBAC Limited is now a registered charity (no. 1073332) and a company limited by guarantee (no. 03150875), owned by all 22 local authorities in Wales and managed by a Board of Directors. The organisation also has a subsidiary company, WJEC CBAC (Services) Limited, which provides specialist printing and distribution services in support of the Group’s core functions.

The responsibilities and output of WJEC relate to four principal areas:

  • Qualifications: WJEC provides internationally recognised GCSE, AS, A level and vocational qualifications, mainly to students aged 14–19 years. WJEC qualifications delivered in Wales are regulated by Qualifications Wales, those delivered in England are regulated by Ofqual and those delivered in Northern Ireland are regulated by CCEA (Council for the Curriculum, Examinations & Assessment). Through its Eduqas brand in England, WJEC offers reformed qualifications to schools and colleges, representing approximately 50% of qualifications activity.
  • Educational Resources: WJEC’s educational resources team develops high quality online resources to support current and reformed specifications. These resources are freely available from WJEC's resources website and Eduqas resources website WJEC also works closely with Welsh Government and publishers to ensure suitable Welsh-medium resources are available as textbook
  • Professional Development and Support: WJEC offers a comprehensive CPD package to all teachers delivering its specifications. This includes face-to-face training courses and webinars led by subject specialists and the provision of useful tools such as Online Exam Review, Question Bank and Exams Results Analysis.
  • Meeting and Conference Facilities: WJEC offices house meeting rooms and conference space. The facilities include an IT Training Suite, Video Conferencing Room and a Recording Studio, supported by in-house catering.

This is a full-time position, fixed term for 24 months. The position will be located at WJEC’s premises in Cardiff (Western Avenue and Treforest), South Wales.

To apply, please visit our website

Closing date: Saturday, 28 September 2019.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements. Cardiff Business School is particularly looking to recruit from under-represented groups within the School. 

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