Exams Officer, Lagos
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
English & Exams
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Post is Pay band 4/Indefinite term contract/Open to internal and external candidates /Post is based in Lagos/Applicants must have the pre-existing right to work and live in Nigeria.

Welcome to the British Council, the UK’s cultural relations organization. We create international opportunities for the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide.

We have teams and offices in six continents and over 100 countries bringing exciting international opportunities to life, every day. Each year we work with millions of people, connecting them with the United Kingdom, through our work in English, the Arts, Education and our ways of living and organizing society. We have over 75 years’ experience of doing this.

We are on a mission to find a dynamic, flexible and multi-tasking individual who will join our exams team. If this sounds like you, then you definitely want to look through the information below:

The Role

Exams Officer - Lagos. 

The Responsibilities

You will be in charge of:

  • Administration of examinations (pre-test)
  • Exam delivery
  • Post-Examination administration
  • Marketing & Customer Service

The Person

We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience of handling and reporting on payments from customers.
  • Experience providing and monitoring service to quality standards.
  • Track record of working quickly and accurately to tight deadlines

The Extras

  • Managing People
  • Managing Accounts and Partnerships
  • Communicating and Influencing

It would be great if you have the above and come with added experience in delivering examinations in a timely and secure manner as well as a qualification in examinations management.

As part of the recruitment exercise, shortlisted candidates will undergo recruitment tests in Lagos and Abuja while interviews will be in Lagos only. 

Closing date for applications is 4th September, 2017 (23:59 UK time) 

Note that you should only fill out the application after thoroughly reading through the ROLE PROFILE & GUIDANCE NOTES. There’s some important information you don’t want to miss. 

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect diversity of our society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks.  

Relevant document

Role Profile - Exams Officer Lagos.doc

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