Depute Lead Verifier

The prime role of the Depute Lead Verifier is to support the Senior/Principal Verifiers and contribute to the standardisation of quality assurance activity for their qualification sector to ensure that good practice is shared and standards are maintained across our qualification programmes. 

The Depute Lead verifier will report to the Lead Verifier, work closely with other Depute Lead Verifiers, Senior/Principal Verifiers and SQA staff from across the organisation who contribute to the quality assurance of internal assessment.

Outline of duties

Lead, support and mentor allocated teams to ensure the success of the standardisation and quality assurance activity for their qualification sector.

Selection criteria

Successful candidates must:

Key Performance Measures for Depute Lead Verifier

Each year, on completion of the duties outlined in the Depute 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 members of the teams to meet SQA requirements.
  2. Deliver 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.