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Chair of Examiners

The Chair of Examiners maintains and supports the standards of an APM product, to be responsible to APM for ensuring that the qualification, as a whole, maintains standards, and is fit for purpose. The Chair of Examiners is the most senior examiner for each qualification and as such, plays an important role. The Chair of Examiners will also need to be a Project, Programme and Portfolio Management subject specialist and have qualification assessment experience.

We are recruiting for four Chairs of Examiners.  


Chair of examiners will earn £500 for each day worked (or £62.50 for each hour worked).

It is estimated that the role requires the holder to be available for work and meetings that arises on an ad hoc basis. 


Interested in becoming one of our Chair of Examiners?

Please email us to apply 

Please indicate, within the e-mail, which qualifications you wish to be the Chair of Examiners for, a covering letter explaining why you think you're suitable for the role and attach your CV. 

If you would like further information on the role please see the Role Description below.

Applications close 10 January 2022.


Interviews will be held for these roles, they will commence from Monday 24 January 2022. If we have not contacted you by Monday 24 January 2022 please assume your application has been unsuccessful.


Role Description

PFQ and Risk Level 1 

  The Chair of Examiners flexible contract information pack

PMQ and Risk Level 2


IPMA Levels A, B, C and D

Please bear in mind you may only be appointed to one role across the suite of qualifications.

You can be appointed as a Senior examiner for one qualification and be a marker/assessor/question writer in another but not within the same qualification, for example you could be appointed as the Chair of Examiners for the PMQ and Risk level 2 qualifications and be a marker for one of the IPMA qualifications, but you could not be the Chair of Examiners for the PMQ and Risk level 2 qualifications and a marker for PMQ.

APM is committed to the principle of public appointments based on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process. It is also committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of religious belief, gender, race, political opinion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation.