Administrator

Location
Cambridge, UK
Salary
£19,600 - £24,500
Posted
05 Jan 2019
Closes
05 Jan 2019
Ref
509171901
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible
Job Title: Administrator, Assessment Processing

Contract: Full-time, 12 months Fixed Term

Salary: £19,600 - £24,500

Location: Cambridge

What it's about

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Administrator, primarily based within the Entries team, in Operations - Assessment Processing. This is a flexible skills-based role that contributes to the efficient and accurate administration of examination entries received from OCR centres as well as assisting in a range of tasks that follows the exams processing cycle.

What you'll be doing

The work could involve any of the following activities:
  • Processing examination entries and resolving issues
  • Support of all assessment processing tasks when needed
  • Supervising temporary staff in peak processing weeks
  • Involvement with the on-going review and enhancement of our systems and processes
  • Provide data to support management reports
  • Dealing with administrative enquiries direct from examination centres and customers


What we're looking for

Qualifications
  • Numeracy - is able to interpret data comfortably.
  • Literacy skills


Skills
  • Decision-making - able to apply knowledge of role and area in order to make sound business
    decisions and escalate where appropriate.
  • Communication - explain ideas clearly and fluently in writing and verbally.
  • IT - able to use software packages to produce appropriate materials.
  • Accurate with data when using Microsoft Excel and Word, or other internal systems.


Experience
  • OCR's processing systems - must understand the cause and effect of processing steps.
  • Specifications - must understand the structure, business rules and the regulatory context that govern their operation.


Behaviours
  • 'Can do' - determined and resourceful in order to deliver the best results for the business within the agreed timescales and resources.
  • Embraces change' - future focused, inquisitive, open minded and seeks learning opportunities.
  • Accurate and efficient - strives to work to the highest levels possible at all times.
  • Customer focused - considers the impact of their actions on customers.
  • Flexible and adaptable - can take on board new ideas and concepts quickly and easily.
  • Target driven - comfortable with being directly and frequently measured on performance; happy to be pushed
  • 'Collaborative' - able to work effectively and inclusively with a range of people, both within and outside the business.
  • 'Owns it' - willing and able to make decisions within a clearly defined area and happy to take responsibility for them.
  • Strong team player - diplomatic, trustworthy, pragmatic and personable
  • Highly motivated - able to manage their time effectively to meet tight deadline
  • Able to work effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders


Who we are

OCR (Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations) is a leading UK exam board. We provide qualifications which engage people of all ages and abilities at school, college, in work or through part-time learning programmes. Our general and vocational qualifications equip learners with the knowledge and skills they need for their future, helping them achieve their full potential.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.

Work/life balance is important to us here at Cambridge Assessment, and we offer all our colleagues a range of flexible working options, which suit both the business and the employee. So please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 20/01/2019 .

As a fair and equal employer, we want to make sure you have all the information you need about the job, so we always incorporate the job description into our ads. If you're invited for interview, you'll also receive that job description as a separate document.

In this spirit of transparency, if you're successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.

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