Examination Operations Officer - Sri Lanka
South Asia
Country / Territory
Sri Lanka
Flexible Location
English & Exams
Job Category
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade J
Vacancy Description
Multiple vacancies / Indefinite contract / Sri Lankan citizen or in possession of a valid work visa to work in Sri Lanka / Under our Child Protection agenda, the post-holder is required to obtain a Police Report prior to appointment, clearances on three reference checks, three forms of identification and original qualifications.

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.


The British Council Sri Lanka delivers a wide range of UK qualifications, including English language assessments IELTS, Aptis and Cambridge Assessment, School, University and Professional qualifications in excess of 100,000 exams a year, across Sri Lanka and Maldives, through our offices in Colombo, Kandy and Jaffna, and in the Maldives.


The British Council’s 2020 vision for English and Examinations is to be the world authority in high quality English language teaching, learning and assessment, as well as the International distributor of choice for UK professional and school qualifications.


The purpose of this role is to support the administration and delivery of exams ensuring good internal and external stakeholder management, adherence to strict British Council and Exam Board quality and compliance standards, and managing risk, in meeting the business targets of the exam’s unit.


There are multiple vacancies available for energetic team players with strong interpersonal and communication skills.


Applicants should possess GCE Advanced Level or equivalent educational qualification. Exams administrative/operational work experience is desirable. (Refer to the role profile for further details)

·         Start date : January 2019

·         Closing date : Thursday 6 December 2018
·         Role profile
·         British Council Behaviours
·         British Council Core Skills

Interviews for the shortlisted candidates will be held during the third week of December 2018 (week starting from 17 Dec).

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and child protection. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other irrelevant grounds.