Exams Finance Officer - Alexandria,Egypt.
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
Country / Territory
English & Exams
Job Category
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade H
Vacancy Description
Job Title: Exams Finance Officer Department: Exams Location: Alexandria - Egypt Contract Duration: 1-year Fixed Term contract - renewable Grade: H Salary: 7709.87 EGP/Month Closing date: 28 January 2020
About Us:
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.


Examinations/ UK qualification deliver 95,000 examinations to 55,000 candidates annually. IELTS and other English language examinations account for 10% of this volume and are registered for through Customer Services.

Role purpose

Carry out day-to-day duties pertaining to exams operational finance and financial data analysis for planning.

Assist the country exams team with administration and financial management of exams products, programmes and projects.


Function overview:

Our Examinations work focuses on providing access to high quality UK qualifications to Egyptian customers, thereby facilitating the building of relationships with our target audiences. The Egypt Exams portfolio is of vital importance to the British Council in terms of both the impact and the income it generates for the organisation. Egypt is among the top 10 exams businesses in the network by surplus. Egypt examinations work encompasses English products such as School exams. IELTS, Aptis (the BC Test) and a wide range of academic and professional qualifications.  

The British Council’s core offers in Egypt are large teaching and examinations operations, together with a range of interventions in higher education and arts. We have 4 teaching centres in Egypt. We administered over 150,000 exams in 2018-19.

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If you are interested in this vacancy, kindly submit your application by 28 January 2020.

Please make sure to complete your application as we do not check personal resumes or profiles.

Equality Statement:
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, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.   All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

Child Protection:
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.