The British Council is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join the organization as Examinations Officer.
Job Title: Examinations Officer (Schools)
Purpose of job:
To support Examination Services in Nigeria in delivering Schools exams and to maintain them at the highest professional standards as set out in the British Council’s EQS (Examination Quality Standards), examinations boards and partners.
Context and Environment:
Nigeria Exams is the largest British Council exams business in the Sub Saharan Africa region. It administers exams in four subject areas: Schools, Professional/Vocational, Educational on behalf of UK institutions and IELTS.
The post holder will be part of a team of 4 in Lagos who administer the growing Schools Exams business ensuring quality and compliance as well as control of income and expenditure to deliver on target. Delivery will be in Lagos with approximately two sittings per year. This role will support the delivery of exams in Abuja and Port Harcourt, in addition to other administrative duties.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
As Schools Exams Officer, the post holder will be line managed by the Schools Examinations Manager, Nigeria.
This role will support delivery of Schools Examinations administered form the Lagos office.
All administrative procedures are in full compliance with Examination boards, Partners and EQS standards.
to ensure examinations are delivered securely according to board requirements
Quality and Compliance:
to deliver a high standard of customer service to our schools and their candidates. As measured by our own Exams Quality Standards, Customer Service Standards, and inspection visits from Cambridge International Exams and other examination boards as required.
all British Council standards for managing finances are met with relation to income reconciliations, cash handling, managing POs, managing contracts and procurement.
Application Closing Date
- Secondary School education up to ‘A’ Level standard
- A qualification in examinations management.
- Dealing with customers and enquiries in a service environment.
- Providing and monitoring service within quality standards.
- Working quickly and accurately to tight deadlines.
- Experience of handling and reporting on payments from customers.
- Experience of delivering examinations in a timely and secure manner.
14th June, 2013
How to Apply
Please read through the Examinations Officer role profile. Download and complete the British Council application form. To help you understand and complete the application form, read through the ‘How to complete the application’ document on the jobs page. Listed within the role profile document, you will find a number of listed ‘behaviours’ and ‘skills and knowledge’. Evidence against those criteria will need to be provided in your role application form. To help you understand those criteria, we have provided a ‘behaviours’ and ‘generic skills’ dictionary at the top of the jobs page.
Completed application forms should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday 14June, 2013. Please ensure the subject of your mail is “Examinations Officer”.
Only applications received on the British Council application form will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.