University Secretary’s Group

Division of Governance and Quality Enhancement

Policy Officer (Quality Enhancement)

Grade 5: £25,627 - £28,756 (progression possible to £31,406)

1 FTE, Open Ended 

Ref: CVRG022A

An opportunity has arisen for the post of Policy Officer (Quality Enhancement) within the Division of Governance and Quality Enhancement (GQE). 

Working closely with other GQE team members, you will provide professional advice and support to the academic community on matters supporting quality assurance and enhancement, and the quality of the student experience. You will deliver effective support to the University’s programme approval and review activities and will contribute to the development and implementation of policies and procedures supporting institutional quality assurance and enhancement. You will provide effective secretariat support to a number institutional committees, project and working groups, as directed by the Assistant Secretary. You will also provide support for Graduate School administration to deliver a high quality experience for our doctoral candidates.

You will have an Honours degree or equivalent with previous relevant experience. Well-developed written communication, interpersonal, analytical and organisational skills, coupled with IT literacy, are essential. 

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dawn Martin, Assistant Secretary, Governance and Quality Enhancement.

Should you wish to apply for the vacancy please visit our vacancies page  download the job description and complete an application online.

If you have any queries regarding the application process or require any special assistance please contact Human Resources at

The closing date for this position is 23.59 on Sunday 6th November 2022.

This role does meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.

Queen Margaret University is committed to equality of opportunity for all by providing a supportive, flexible and inclusive working environment, and we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are proud to hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award which recognises the advancement of gender equality at QMU. Find out more about Athena SWAN here. We have a number of family friendly policies and are happy to consider job share applications.

As a university, we are committed to the Researcher Development Concordat and were, in fact, the first Scottish Higher Education Institute (and part of the first UK cohort of institutes) to publicly declare our commitment to its principles.