Distribution Exams Officer (CHI-409)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
China
Location
Guangzhou
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Exams
Pay Band
Pay Band 5
Vacancy Description
Location: Guangzhou | Contract: 2 year fixed term contract | Salary: Payband 5 (from min of CNY 9,000 per month) | Start Date: ASAP | Deadline for Applications: 24 Mar 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

British Council Guangzhou office is currently looking for a Distribution Exams Officer to join their Exams 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

In this role, you will deliver high quality examinations services of British Council Distribution Examinations (Professional, Educational and Entrance exams) in South China, through the effective communications, relationship management and performance management with designated exams venues, ensuring exam services are delivered in full compliance with all corporate standards and regulations set by examinations’ boards. You will also provide support to the partnership development and stakeholder engagement of Distribution Exams client network and exams venue network in South China.


WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You can take pride in the fact that you will play a critical role in the delivery of capacity development plan and performance management of Distribution Exams test centre network in the region, as well as supporting the execution of stakeholder management strategy, which requires strong ability of communication with stakeholders internally and externally and strong sense of customer services.


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

To be shortlisted, you will have bachelor’s degree with English at Proficiency Level B2 (Aptis B2, IELTS 6.0 or equivalent) and Chinese at Proficiency Level C1 (HSK 5 or equivalent). You will have at least 1 year of experience in relationship management and customer services as well as demonstrable experience of administration work and project management.


NEXT STEPS

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

ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

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.