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Company and role overview

Our client is currently in the market for a Policy Officer to come and join their busy team! The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing reports/processing appeals and complaints, contributing to the development of policies and ensuring a high quality induction/onboarding procedure to new comers.

Main responsibilities

  • Developing and maintaining excellent relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Supporting the examining boards, advising on agendas, providing briefing notes for the Board Chair, preparing and presenting reports and ensuring actions are carried through.
  • Producing high quality documentation for internal and external stakeholders, for example papers for the academic and management committees.
  • Providing a high level of advice to clinicians and staff on implementation of regulations, and other matters specific to the role.
  • Effectively managing short and long-term projects, such as developing and implementing changes to examinations.
  • Analysing and monitoring a wide range of examination data to identify trends and ensure/improve compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Contributing to the development of policies and procedures to ensure the examinations reflect current best practice.
  • Monitor and identify emerging issues and the best practice in assessment and medical training and considering the impact these have on how we deliver our examinations.
  • Assessing candidate requests for flexibility/adjustments and investigating cases of misconduct.
  • Liaison with the clinical and administrative examination teams of Colleges across the UK to ensure consistency of examination delivery in line with regulations.


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a policy officer role.
  • Excellent communication skills, delivering high quality written reports and delivering presentations.
  • Working with an education or assessment role with responsibility for academic quality and/or best assessment practice.

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