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Jobs at IMI

IMI is the professional body for individuals working in the motor industry and the authoritative source of industry careers information, standards, qualifications and accreditations. The IMI’s Professional Register aims to drive up standards across the automotive industry, providing consumers and customers with added confidence in the industry and the professionals who drive it.

External Quality Assurer [Scotland]

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is the professional body for individuals working in the motor industry and the authoritative source of industry careers information, standards, qualifications and accreditations. The IMI’s Professional Register aims to drive up standards across the automotive industry, providing consumers and customers with added confidence in the industry and the professionals who drive it.

We are currently seeking External Quality Assurer on a fulltime basis to ensure the quality and consistency of IMI qualifications, apprenticeship standards, accreditations, IMI Accredited & Quality Assured Programmes against IMI requirements and national standards along with regulatory requirements. Salary £37,000 plus benefits.

Based in Scotland, you will provide support to IMI centres in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Northern England, as well as developing and continually reviewing external quality strategies and effectively risk assess your allocated centres.

You are required to be qualified up to level 3 or above in light vehicle or heavy vehicle, hold an internal quality assurance qualification and have a proven track record in carrying out quality assurance activities.

You will be able to identify any areas of non-compliance, high risk and development needs at centres and produce effective action plans.  You will provide advice and support on improving the performance, effectiveness, quality and consistency of IMI centre delivery of IMI products.

How to apply

To find out more about this opportunity or to apply please send your CV along with a covering letter to suea@theimi.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 18th October 2019
First Stage Interviews: week commencing 4th November 2019


Digital Product Manager

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is the professional body for individuals working in the motor industry and the authoritative source of industry careers information, standards, qualifications and accreditations. The IMI’s Professional Register aims to drive up standards across the automotive industry, providing consumers and customers with added confidence in the industry and the professionals who drive it.

As part of the Membership Products and Services management team, you will be responsible for delivering digital experiences that contribute effectively to improve the journeys and experiences of all users including learners, members, consumers of CPD and eLearning, IMI centres and business partners.
You will have experience in digital solutions, along with excellent interpersonal skills which allow you to build relationships with a range of individuals. In addition, you will have the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team and have the confidence and credibility to work with senior colleagues and stakeholders.

How to apply

To find out more about this opportunity or to apply please send your CV along with a covering letter stating your salary expectations to Sue Armes, HR Advisor via email on suea@theimi.org.uk


Careers and Student Membership Engagement

This role focuses on developing the attraction and retention of the future of the retail automotive industry by:

  • Supporting and developing the Careers education, information, advice and guidance  offer to inform, engage and excite young people and their influencers on career opportunities within the automotive sector
  • Supporting and developing IMI learners through IMI Student Membership  
  • Supporting and developing newly qualified Members to up skill and continue their career journey with the IMI

The role supports all interested individuals, Student Members and Centres through their life association with the IMI by supporting our broad spectrum of customers (members, centres and individuals). The role is to act as ‘first line of contact’, to the future automotive workforce, their influencers, support centres and to promote IMI Student Membership, IMI careers, IMI Membership and deliver greater visibility of the benefits of being part of the IMI community

How to apply

To find out more about this opportunity and to apply please contactsuea@theimi.org.uk


External Quality Assurer -  Part-Time Consultancy

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) is the professional body for individuals working in the motor industry and the authoritative source of industry careers information, standards, qualifications and accreditations. The IMI’s Professional Register aims to drive up standards across the automotive industry, providing consumers and customers with added confidence in the industry and the professionals who drive it.

We are currently seeking External Quality Assurer on a consultancy basis to ensure the quality and consistency of IMI qualifications, apprenticeship standards, accreditations, Accredited Training & Quality Assured Programmes against IMI requirements and national standards along with regulatory requirements.

Based in the Home Counties, you will provide support to our centres, as well as developing and continually reviewing external quality strategies and effectively risk assess your allocated centres.

You will be able to identify any areas of non-compliance, high risk and development needs at centres and produce effective action plans.  You will provide advice and support on improving the performance, effectiveness, quality and consistency of IMI centre delivery of IMI products.

How to apply

To find out more about this opportunity or to apply please send your CV along with a covering letter to suea@theimi.org.uk


End-Point Assessor

The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) are an indepedent, approved end point assessment (EPA) organisation. This means we have been approved to be suitable to conduct independent end-point assessment of apprentices on particular standards. To see which standards the IMI are approved against, please see the Register of End Point Assessment Organisations.

It is our role to ensure end-point assessments are conducted and assessed consistently for all apprentices.

As part of our service at EPA stage, we are required to supply independent, specialist assessors who will be responsible for determining the final grade of an apprentice at the end of their apprenticeship. Grading criteria and assessor requirements will be stated within the assessment plan of an apprenticeship standard.

We are now looking to recruit specialist assessors to take on this independent role for upcoming EPA events at various locations throughout England. Currently, all roles will be on a consultancy basis, with daily rates plus expenses. Day rates will vary dependent on the type of assessor role fulfilled. Along with recruiting for individuals, we are also looking for partnership agreements with organisations who are prepared to provide their own staff at EPA events as independent assessors.

How to apply

If you are interested in becoming an EPA assessor, or working with the IMI as an EPA assessor partner organisation, please complete the Expression of Interest form online.