Licensing and Compliance Officer

We are currently looking to recruit a Licensing and Compliance Officer to our China office. 

Location: Shanghai

Reports To: National Director

The mission of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award - China (Award in China) is to promote and grow The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award (known as the DofE in the UK) nationally, give young people access to the Award, and preserve its quality worldwide.

The Award in China works with existing Independent Award Centres (IACs), which are single locations, such as a school or youth club, that are licensed to operate the Award. The China office supports them in any way necessary and proactively seeks new delivery partners to help grow the Award in country, making it available to more young people aged 14-24. 

The Licensing and Compliance Officer will work with team members to ensure that, through the consistent and proactive use of standards and quality assurance processes, backed up by effective licensing, the intellectual property and good reputation of the Award is protected, and high-quality delivery of the Award is recognised nationally and internationally.

Who we are looking for

The focus of the role will be to manage and ensure compliance with licence requirements by new and existing IACs and provide support around the principles and requirements of the Award programme.

We are looking for someone who has solid experience in managing multiple stakeholders and working with them to maintain and improve their operations. The successful candidate will also have extensive experience in quality assurance.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please send an English and Chinese version of your CV and cover letter to

Download the full job description here.

The closing date for applications is 24 May 2019

Interviews will take place shortly after the closing date and we are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

This job is unlikely to attract sponsorship. Applications from candidates who require an immigration status to work in Shanghai may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates.