Quality and Development Manager

Head Office, Illovo
Quality and Development Manager

A vacancy exists for a Quality and Development Manager, based at Life College of Learning Head Office Illovo, reporting to the National Education Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the quality assurance with the respective external education and professional bodies as well as development of suitable programmes based on business need.

Critical Outputs

Effective curriculum development

  • Manage the development of curricula for nursing and health sciences programmes
  • Manage the quality of delivery of all programmes offered

Effective quality management system

  • Implement an internal quality management system in conjunction with quality department and education managers
  • Manage the process to maintain ISO 9000-2015 compliance
  • Management of standards and policies for all formal programmes offered
  • Ensure the college meets all the legislative and professional requirements for accreditation and registration

Effective management of assessments

  • Standardize and manage system and processes for examination
  • Manage the legal and ethical dissemination of student results
  • Manage the external and internal moderation processes

Effective management of a student data system

  • Management of student data systems from registration to qualification certification
  • Monitor and evaluate current recordkeeping and archiving systems of student records at learning centres
  • Manage the process for issuing of transcripts
  • Establish and manage the process for issuing of recognition of prior learning
  • Manage the process for student application, registration & certification

Effective coordination of research   

  • Receive applications to conduct research and coordinate process for approval
  • Manage the Life Healthcare research register
  • Coordinate processes for the Research and Ethics Committee meeting

Effective people management

  • Manage HR, performance and development of all staff reporting into position
  • Relevant degree in nursing and a post graduate qualification in nursing education
  • Applicants must have a relevant masters’ degree
  • Applicants must have a management qualification
  • At least 5 years’ experience in nursing education management will be given preference
  • Current registration with SANC
  • Understanding of the private healthcare industry, its challenges and role players would be an advantage
  • Computer proficiency
  • Driver’s license and ability to travel
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organizational awareness
  • Leading by example
  • People management
  • Motivating and developing people
Closing date
Friday, October 9, 2020

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

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