Exams Systems Senior Product Manager (CHI-311)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
China
Location
Flexible Location
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Exams
Pay Band
Pay Band 7
Vacancy Description
Contract: 2 years Fixed term contract | Salary: PB 7/F - Competitive | Location: Beijing / Shanghai | Deadline for Applications: 16 Dec 2018 (23:59 UK Time)
 
Details

 

The British Council China is looking to hire an Exams Systems Senior Product Manager.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

 

You will be based either in Shanghai or Beijing office. This is a dedicated role in Exams Product Management team to manage exams system products, shape and manage the product management process from user end to IT end. This role will coordinate Exams Senior Users, Project Managers, Process Owners and Exams System Development team to define the digitalization strategy of Exams operations, manage the user requirements and process design, support the functional design and control the quality of the development.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

 

You will lead the product management of large-scale global and regional digitalization projects.

 

You will be part of our fantastic product team to define the digitalization strategy of our future operations on a global scope.

 

You will be managing the whole life cycle of our designated global Exams system products, support Exams senior users to design the vision of operation systems, map business process and provide digitization solution.

 

You will have the opportunity of bringing advanced product management knowledge and skills to the team and build the atmosphere and management system with the team.

 

 

What do we provide

-   Competitive package
-   22 days of paid Annual Leave
-   Accident Insurance, Life Insurance, Supplementary Medical Insurance and Overseas Business Travel Insurance
-   Supplementary pension saving scheme available after 2 years' consecutive service
-   Social Security Insurance and Housing Fund

 

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

 

To be qualified for the role, you will need to have:

 

1.   Minimum 5 years of working experience with minimum 3 years proven cross-team work experience
2.   Proven record of product and project management, process control and quality assurance (2B product experience highly preferred)
3.   Knowledge of Agile, Lean, Waterfall.
4.   Good level of English communication ability
5.   Experience of designing and implementing business strategy/business process highly preferred
6.   Experience of IT projects and user story mapping will be a plus

 

 

 

NEXT STEPS

 

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

 

This is an interesting, absorbing role where you can work to support us building awareness of the British Council in delivering to the needs of our customers.

 

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