Regulatory Affairs & Compliance Manager (and Clerk to the Governing Body)
Established in 1974, David Game College is an Ofsted inspected, QAA reviewed and OfS registered independent FE/HE College with a reputation for quality and academic excellence.
The College’s higher education centre (DGHE) currently delivers a range of Pearson HNDs and franchised undergraduate degree courses in the areas of business, healthcare, public services and creative studies, but has the strategic aim to develop postgraduate programmes, online courses and additional validated provision.
The Role (0.5 appointment)
As an OfS registered independent provider of higher education, DGHE offers a student-centric education and experience, with high standards across every aspect of its provision. In order to maintain quality and its status with the Office for Students, we are building the capability of our regulatory affairs team, ensuring that we can effectively monitor our compliance with regulatory and registration requirements and uphold the core practices of the UK Quality Code for Higher Education. At the same time, we are strengthening our approach to governance, providing better support to enable the effective running of the College’s governing bodies.
Your regulatory affairs responsibilities will include:
- Monitor institutional compliance with initial and ongoing conditions of OfS registration and flag risk.
- Develop compliance improvement plans.
- Advise on regulation and policy requirements.
- Work closely with members of the senior academic and administrative teams to ensure that regulatory returns and compliance milestones are captured in institutional timelines and programme management assets.
- Advise and support project teams working on projects for regulatory compliance (e.g., quality, data, finance).
- Develop briefing papers to support regulatory activities.
- Coordinate and draft consultation responses.
- Monitor regulatory developments in the HE sector and flag when action is required.
- Engage membership organisations and various HE institutions/bodies to discuss regulatory approaches.
- Attend government policy events and training.
- Design and lead internal compliance reviews.
- Lead the development of new policies.
- Maintain, evaluate and develop institutional policies, frameworks and procedures.
- Maintain the HE Risk Register.
As part of your role, you will also support the College Executive in improving the institution’s approach to governance.
Your governance responsibilities will include:
- Acting as Clerk to the governing body (the Board of Directors) and the senior management teams.
- Liaising as appropriate with the directors, senior staff and board chairs to organise the annual schedule of business for these boards.
- Organising board meetings, collating and sending pre-reads, taking minutes and following up on actions.
- Supporting members of the governing bodies, to enable their full and effective contribution.
Note: As the College continues to grow there may be scope for this role to become a full-time appointment.
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