Distribution Examinations Officer (CHI-419)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
China
Location
Chongqing
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Exams
Pay Band
Pay Band 5
Vacancy Description
Contract: 2 years Fixed Term | Salary: Pay band 5 (from CNY 8,100 per month) | Location: Chongqing | Start Date: ASAP | Deadline for Applications: 21 May 2019 (23:59 UK Time)
 
Details

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

British Council Chongqing is currently looking for Distribution Examinations Officer due to the expansion in 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

Working in a team of five, you will deliver high quality examinations services for British Council Distribution Examinations (Professional, Educational and Entrance exams) in South and Southwest China through effective exam administration management, ensuring exam services are delivered in full compliance with all corporate standards and regulations set by examinations’ boards.


WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You will be responsible for administrating a wide range of high-stake international exams of Distribution Exams stream in South and Southwest China. You will take an important role in the secure handling of confidential materials and support the development and continued optimisation of exam administration procedures.


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR


You will have bachelor’s degree with English at Proficiency Level B2 (Aptis B2, IELTS 6.0 equivalent) and Chinese at Proficiency Level C1 (HSK 5 or equivalent). You will have minimum one year of experience in administration that required high level of attention to details and meeting strict deadlines. You will have demonstrable experience of project management as well as effective communication and engagement with children and their families.


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.