Lead Verifier

The prime role of the Lead Verifier is to lead on developing good practice and consistency of approach to quality assurance across our qualification programmes. This will be achieved with the support of a team of Depute Lead Verifiers.

The Lead Verifier will report to the Quality Manager, work closely with Depute Lead Verifiers, Senior Appointees and SQA staff from across the organisation who contribute to the quality assurance of our qualifications.

Outline of duties

Selection criteria

Successful candidates must:

Key Performance Measures for Lead Verifier

Each year, on completion of the duties outlined in the Lead Verifier contract specification, the post holder will be measured against the following Key Performance Measures (KPMs) and informed of the outcome in relation to their performance.

  1. Train, develop and support Depute Lead Verifiers, Senior External Verifiers and Principal Verifiers post to meet SQA requirements.
  2. Deliver and support training/events within the remit in accordance with policy and instructions by specified dates.
  3. Demonstrate behaviours outlined in the Terms and Conditions of Appointment which support SQA's values.