Exam Services Officer (CHI-563)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
China
Location
Beijing
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Exams
Pay Band
Pay Band 5
Vacancy Description
Contract: 1 year fixed term contract| Salary: Payband 5| Location: Beijing| Deadline for Applications: 3rd Dec 2019
 
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Exam Services Officer (CHI-563)

 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

 

China is one of British Council’s largest exams operations, delivering extensive international exams to individuals, institutions, schools and corporate clients in mainland China. By providing access to highly valued UK qualifications, with the reassurance of integrity, we build on the UK’s reputation for world-class educational standards. Core tests we administer include IELTS, Aptis, and a wide range of academic and professional qualifications (Distribution Exams stream). The Distribution Exams stream in China encompasses school exams, professional exams, and university exams and is a critical part of our exams business.

 

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

 

You will be responsible for planning Exam’s stock volume through forecasting and needs analysis, managing confidential material movement and carryout routine monitoring and regular quality checks.

You are expected to cooperate with other officers to lead the line management of outsourcing staff and contribution to the Beijing Exams Leadership Team.

You will also have opportunity to participate in national stock-management related projects, and contribute to stock control strategy development.

 


WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

 

In this role, you can take pride in the fact that this role will be key to ensuring delivery of our exams , working with global systems and processes and ensuring that new ways of working are taken up and adhered to. You will get the opportunity to act in unforeseen situations to solve problems to ensure Test Day is successfully executed.        

You can take pride in the fact that you will be part of a team that enables the British Council to meet its objectives and gives all our customers an exceptional experience. You will also be able to join regular professional development, training and skills programmes to develop your experience and skills.

 

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

 

To qualify for the role, you will need to have:

 

1.English B2 (Aptis, IELTS 6 or equivalent); Chinese Native Speaker

2.Bachelor’s Degree

3.Computer skills: level 1 (can effectively use Windows platform applications including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and especially Excel)

4.Knowledge on English language assessment, test administration or education industry is preferrable

5.Experience in people management is preferrable


Our work makes a lasting difference by building more inclusive societies and supporting people’s prospects.

Together, we can do more.


NEXT STEPS

 

For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours 

 

Internal candidates only: please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance and confirm when the system prompts you to, that you have discussed the application with your line manager. 

 

 

ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL


The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body. We work to change lives by creating opportunities for people to learn and develop. We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Last year we reached over 75 million people directly and 758 million people overall including online, broadcasts and publications

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

 

All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies.

 

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.

KINDLY TAKE NOTE

While various measures have been put in place by the government to help curb pollution in China, there are still potential health issues associated with the poorer air quality. The British Council does its utmost to provide a working environment that minimises employees’ exposure to pollutants, however, anyone wishing to work in the cities of Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou or Chongqing should be aware of the situation.