Operations Administrator

Cambridge, UK
£19,600 to £24,500
20 Mar 2019
20 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: Operations Administrator

2 x Full Time (Permanent)

1 x Full Time (6 Month Fixed Term)

Salary: £19,600 to £24,500

Location: Cambridge

What it's about

We are looking to recruit three full-time Administrators within our Operations Division on a permanent basis. These roles would suit someone who is looking to develop their career within a very well-established organisation who can offer them stability and great opportunities for growth and development.

Cambridge Assessment International Education is one of the world's leading providers of international qualifications and assessments, operating in a rapidly expanding international market. The Operations Division is at the heart of the delivery of Cambridge International's examinations, ensuring that the assessment is administered and processed professionally, on time, securely and accurately.

The Results & Despatches team are responsible for despatching non-confidential and confidential examination material, issuing electronic and hard copy results and managing post results services such as enquiries about results, certifying statements and replacement certificates. The successful applicants will fill one position in the Non-Confidential team and one position in the Enquiries about Results team, and the 6 month fixed term position in the Confidential Material Team. Please state in your covering letter whether you are applying for the Fixed Term or Permanent position!

We'll provide you with the training and support you need to succeed. One thing you must bring and share is a great attitude. What we do is important and we are passionate about exceeding our own and our customers' expectations.

What you'll be doing

Put simply, this role is about candidates and quality. You will be working as part of a team to administer examinations materials and results to candidates across the world. You may also be required, from time to time, to move between our offices in Cambridge and Whittlesford (transport provided).

What we're looking for

We're looking for a potential colleague who takes pride in the standard and quality of their work and is motivated by the opportunity to contribute to the wider goals and values of the organisation.

  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Strong organisation and prioritisation
  • Quick learner, especially with regards to procedures and processes.
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word and Excel).
  • Excellent attention to detail and high levels of accuracy, with the ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines.

  • Consistently delivered high performance in relation to expectations
  • Getting the best out of colleagues (influencing)
  • Delivery of varying workloads to agreed schedules and quality standards

  • Collaborative and a team player: it's a team effort
  • Thoughtful and proactive: high intent, strongly executed
  • Composed, present and resilient: everyone in our team is a role model
  • Flexibility and willingness to embrace regular changes in working practice and pattern

Who we are

Cambridge Assessment International Examinations 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 superb range of benefits:
• 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
• Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
• Cycle scheme
• Subsidised canteens
• Support for professional qualifications

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 31/03/2019 and interviews will be held on 09/04/2019.

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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