Head of Exams Operations - Levant
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
Country / Territory
English & Exams
Job Category
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade F
Vacancy Description
Pay Band: 7/F Location: Amman, Jordan Duration: 1 year renewable Closing Date: 7th December 2019 Salary: 1500 JOD Monthly, with 2 additional months in Dec & June.
Role Purpose

Lead on rebuilding examinations operation in line with global and regional exams strategy within a group of countries with challenging external environments starting with Iraq.  Ensure having effective and efficient exams operations within those currently but mainly Iraq as the biggest currently operating within this cluster and the most in need to support in terms of capacity building, systems development and secured delivery process in line with Exams standards and regulation.  The role is also responsible for leading and embedding change/business improvement aligned with country strategy.  Success is measurable through impact, income and surplus

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NOTE: This role is open to Internal British Council employees and external applicants as well. Successful applicants must have the legal right to work in the location where this role is based in.

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