School Approval Assistant Manager

Cambridge, UK
12 Jan 2019
12 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: School Approval Assistant Manager

Salary: £26,000-£33,000

Full-time, Permanent

Location: Cambridge

Institution: Cambridge Assessment International Education (International Network)

What it is about:

The School Approval Team facilitates the quality assurance of Cambridge Schools. The team are the first point of contact for schools around the world wishing to join or change their relationship with Cambridge International. Reporting to the School Approval Manager, the School Approval Assistant Manager is responsible for a friendly team who are committed to accurate data management and outstanding customer service.

What you will be doing:

  • Ensuring school and product data is managed effetcively across multiple systems.
  • Adapting processes to meet changing business demands ensuring delivery remains within SLAs.
  • Management of Administrators and occasional temporary staff ensuring support, development and performance oversight.
  • Financial management including the raising of invoices and the investigation of disputes.
  • Managing the Suspension of Services process including scheduling, resource preparation and stakeholder communication.
  • Managing the Reapprovals process ensuring Cambridge standards are upheld.
  • Ensuring customer facing documentation, communications and web based content are maintained to the highest standards.
  • Proactively addressing technical issues which may affect the delivery of owned processes and provide input into systems developments and testing.
  • Deputising for the School Approval Manager as required.

What we are looking for:

  • Educated to degree level or with equivalent professional experience.

  • Team management.
  • Customer Relationship Management systems.
  • Procedure management.

  • Strong IT skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to manage workload in pressured situations including the ability to reprioritise quickly to meet changing business demands.
  • Financial acumen.
  • Ability to negotiate.
  • Sound global geographical knowledge and international awareness.

  • Tactful and diplomatic.
  • Organised.
  • Collaborative.
  • Positive.
  • Flexible.

Who we are:

Cambridge Assessment International Education prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. We are part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. Our international qualifications are recognised by the world's best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career. As a not-for-profit organisation, we devote our resources to delivering high-quality educational programmes that can unlock learners' potential.

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


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:

  • Generous contributory pension
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
  • Cycle scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Subsidised staff restaurants
  • Support for professional qualifications
  • Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.


We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches leads to innovation and creates an atmosphere where everyone's contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, 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 27/01/2019 and interviews will be held on 12/02/2019 .

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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