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Exams Operations Planning Assistant (UAE)
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
Country / Territory
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi
English & Exams
Job Category
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade J
Vacancy Description
Contract Duration: 2 years Fixed-Term Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE Local grade: J / Full time (locally appointed) Basic Salary: AED 4,324.32 – AED 4,918.16 per month Housing allowance: AED 1,909.70 Benefits: Visa / Medical Insurance / Annual Airfare Closing Date: 16 February 2020 Start date of position: As soon as possible

Role Purpose

We are looking for a highly motivated and suitably qualified individual for the post of Exams Operations Planning Assistant, Abu Dhabi, UAE to assist Operations Planning Manager to support plan and track exams capacity requirements against demand down to handover to Resource Management. The role will assist in translating demand into capacity/resource requirements for venues, people and test materials to fully optimize operations and margins while maintaining service levels, maximizing agility and ensuring contingency.

They will maintain strong relationships with the CMR team to facilitate efficient results delivery and compliance with standards.


Role Profile, British Council Behaviours and British Council Core Skills Dictionary are enclosed for reference:


Local Restrictions on Employment

1. Post holder must be eligible to work in the UAE.

2. Successful candidate will be required to provide a police clearance certificate.


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The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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