Cambridge, UK
£19,600- £24,500
21 Mar 2019
21 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: Administrator - Assessment Materials

Contract Type: Full time, Fixed-Term (until May 2020)

Salary: £19,600- £24,500

Location: Cambridge

What it's about

If you are reading this you're probably curious about this role and what it could offer you. Would you enjoy it or be any good at it? We believe that the answer to these questions ultimately depends on you. What we can say however, is that being a member of our Assessment Materials Production team would give you access to a career with great colleagues striving to do exceptional things.

If you are looking for somewhere to grow and gain expertise, be part of a community that relies on each other to help out, inspire, think outside the box, laugh, celebrate and make things happen then we want to hear from you. We have opportunities for motivated people to join us in producing the best possible assessment materials for our customers.

Our team is responsible for the production of assessment materials that are used by teachers and students across the UK. We don't expect that you'll necessarily have previous experience working in our field. 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 people and quality. You will be working as part of a team to oversee the production of assessment materials for our customers. In a bit more detail this includes:
  • Working as part of a team on a portfolio of assessment materials.
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders and providing them with materials and updates to help them meet deadlines. This includes assessment specialists, assessment managers and our external studio.
  • Updating and monitoring internal systems that facilitate and track assessment material production
  • Supporting our Logistics colleagues with the print and dispatch process.
  • Collaborating and innovating with others to find new ways to improve how we work: effectiveness and efficiency.

What we're looking for

We're looking for people who believe in standards, taking initiative and have pride in their work. We want people who are motivated by the opportunity to contribute to something important and who value the benefits and possibilities of being in a large and forward thinking team.

  • Focused on giving the best customer service by phone and/or e-mail
  • Strong organisation and prioritisation
  • Quick learner, especially with regards to procedures and technology
  • Able to manage and prioritise time effectively to meet tight and conflicting deadlines.
  • Accurate with data when using Microsoft Excel and Word, and other internal systems.

  • 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 people-centric: it's a team effort
  • Thoughtful and proactive: high intent, strongly executed
  • Composed, present and resilient: everyone in our team is a role model

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.


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
  • 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 31/03/2019 and interviews will be held on 10/04/2019 .

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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