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Senior Manager - Professional Qualification Governance

Continuing Education
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Knowledge: In-depth understanding of;

  • professional accounting qualifications
  • professional services delivery and standards;
  • professional education and qualification development;
  • the educational and accreditation approach required for professional qualifications  and the business context.
  • regulatory and compliance requirements relating to education and professional standards;
  • legal contracts and agreements;
  • business and commercial priorities and interests
  • quality assurance; and
  • governance processes procedures

Abilities, Able to:

  • Identify risks and advise on appropriate controls and mitigation
  • Manage relationships at senior and executive levels, with critical internal and external stakeholders
  • Advise, negotiate and influence senior leadership on governance, quality assurance, accreditation, exemptions and associated regulations and risks
  • Present and advise on complex matters to senior executives, boards and committees
  • Review and advise on legal contracts and agreements
  • Solve complex problems and aid product improvement
  • Collaborate and consult with external stakeholders such as regulators, government departments and agencies, to ensure compliance with legislation and regulations
  • Work with other professional bodies at all levels and agree Mutual Recognition Agreements
  • Explain policies and processes to a broad range of business stakeholders, including senior leadership and business management
  • Design and conduct training that involves interpretation and communication of often complex and technical information
  • Balance business and commercial priorities with legal, regulatory and academic  requirements


  • Legal skills
  • Report writing and drafting skills;
  • Research skills
  • Management and organisational skills;
  • Project management skills;
  • Communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

Required Experience, Qualifications & Education

  • UK Master’s degree or equivalent
  • Educational qualification (e.g. PGC(H)E or equivalent)
  • Relevant experience working within; a professional body; an international/regional based organisation; and a university or similar educational environment
  • Experience of 
  • internal audit of related activity and implementation of QA procedures
  • Working with regulators
  • Ensuring compliance with educational and regulatory standards Professional education curriculum and syllabus design and management


Why Work for Us?
At The Association, you are part of a global, diverse and talented group of colleagues. You have opportunities to innovate and collaborate in a leading organization that impacts individuals and businesses. You’ll have opportunities to progress while enjoying an exciting work environment that supports and celebrates individual achievement, development and professional satisfaction.

Together, we will lead the most influential body of professional accountants and create the future of the global accounting profession.

We offer competitive benefits, PTO, flexible working principles, and a supportive, collaborative team environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


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