Business Assurance Officer (CHI-390)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
China
Location
Chongqing
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Risk Management
Pay Band
Pay Band 5
Vacancy Description
Contract: Indefinite | Location: Chongqing, China | Salary: Pay band 5 (from CNY 8,100 per month) | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 25 February 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

The Southwest China Exams business is a large sized exams operation in the British Council global network. This post offers an excellent opportunity to gain work experience in an international working environment with the British Council developing people and process management, quality assurance, relationship building for influence, customer services and other valuable skills.


WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

Reporting into IELTS Administration Manager and working in a team of five, you are expected to contribute to the British Council’s Exams business assurance and risk management in Southwest China through executing Exams security enhancement measures, assessing and reporting on operational compliance to British Council and awarding body regulations with regard to the management of confidential exam materials, pre and post exam administration, and test day procedures. 


WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You will be given the opportunity to develop skills in risk management, quality monitoring and control as well as communication and training. You will get the chance work with local team as well as across disperse teams in China. You will be the main point of contact in  maintaining and sustaining technical and business expertise on Exams risk control, operational compliance and business assurance policy and practice.


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

You will have Aptis level C or IELTS 6.5 or equivalent with Chinese: HSK or equivalent. It is highly desirable you have bachelor’s degree or equivalent with experience of risk management. You will have the ability to investigate and resolve issues utilizing a structured problem-solving process as well as ability of attention to details.


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.