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Commissioning and Quality Manager

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  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £55460.00 - £59000 per annum + Remote working

  • Contact:

    Hannah Welfoot

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    01 June 2024

The Opportunity

Adnodd is a new company created by Welsh Government to secure easy access for all learners and teachers to innovative, high-quality, and bilingual resources that will enrich their experience of the Curriculum for Wales. Adnodd will provide strategic direction and work with practitioners and content creators across the education landscape to commission and quality assure the education resources that will help learners to succeed.

Yolk Recruitment is supporting Adnodd to recruit a Commissioning & Quality Manager to map current provision and demand, and to lead on delivering an effective commissioning and quality assurance programme to address agreed priorities and opportunities.

At Adnodd, you will be at the forefront of transforming the availability of bilingual educational resources in Wales. This role offers the opportunity to significantly impact how educational content is crafted and delivered, ensuring it meets the diverse needs of all learners across the system. Join us in our mission to create a legacy of rich, inclusive learning experiences that support and inspire educators and learners alike.

The Commissioning and Quality Manager will be instrumental in realising Adnodd's vision and ensuring that learners and practitioners benefit from exceptional bilingual educational resources.

As a brand-new company, Adnodd is committed to becoming a diverse and inclusive organisation. So, no matter what your gender, age, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, or ethnicity, Adnodd wants to hear from you.

The Role

Through effective collaboration with strategic partners, publishers, developers, practitioners, and subject matter experts, you will commission high-quality and bilingual content that is inclusive, accessible, reflective of diverse perspectives and experiences, and secures value for money through:

  • Strategic leadership
  • Resource mapping & needs assessment
  • Stakeholder engagement & prioritisation
  • Diversity & inclusion
  • Operation planning & project management
  • Measuring progress & reporting


The successful Commissioning & Quality Manager will possess the following experience, qualifications and attributes:

  • Intermediate Cymraeg (Welsh) is essential.
  • Commissioning, developing or quality assuring educational resources or similar experience.
  • Effective multi-project management
  • Contract & supplier management
  • Strategic thinking & operational planning


The successful Commissioning and Quality Manager will be rewarded with:

  • Starting salary of £55,460
  • Flexible working
  • Annual leave of 30 days + public holidays
  • Civil service pension
  • A range of additional benefits

Yolk Recruitment is the exclusive recruitment partner to Adnodd and therefore all applications will be managed by the team at Yolk following Adnodd's own fair and transparent recruitment process.

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