Examinations Services Officer (Examiner Administration) (CHI-386)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
China
Location
Guangzhou
Department
English & Exams
Job Category
Exams
Pay Band
Pay Band 5
Vacancy Description
Contract: Indefinite | Salary: Pay band 5 (from CNY 9,000 per month) | Location: Guangzhou | Start Date: ASAP | Deadline for Applications: 17 February 2019 (23:59 UK Time)
 
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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

The South China Exams business is a large sized exams operation in the British Council global network. The position is of South China Examiner Administration Team, which is responsible for work arrangement and support of 80+ examiners in the region. There are several Exams Services Officers who share similar job descriptions and are expected to be flexible in responding to changes within IELTS or the British Council Exams operation.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

Reporting into the Examiner Administration Manager, you will manage IELTS examiner work deployment and allocation to meet operational demand as well as requirements set in Examiner Professional Support Network (PSN) and Terms and Conditions of Services (TACOS). You will support Examiner Administration Manager on regular data analysis and database maintenance of examiner deployment to contribute effective national examiner resources management around various projects.


WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

This post offers an excellent opportunity to gain work experience in an international working environment e.g. developing people and process management, quality assurance, relationship building for influence, customer services and other valuable skills. There are also plenty of career development opportunities brought along by fast growing business.


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

To be qualified for this role, you will have English C1 (Aptis IELTS 6.5 or equivalent) and Chinese C1 (HSK 5 or equivalent), ideally with a bachelor’s degree equivalent. You will demonstrate experience of meeting demanding needs and deadline while delivering expected results. You will have work experience in a cross-cultural environment, including communication effectively with foreign colleagues in English on daily basis.


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.