Operations Administrator

Cambridge, UK
£20,985 - £24,500
11 Jun 2019
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Role: Operations Administrator

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: £20,985 - £24,500

Location: Cambridge, Triangle Building

What it's About

If you are reading this you're probably curious about what this role is about and what it could offer you. Would you enjoy it? Would you be any good at it? We believe that the answer to both those questions ultimately depends on you. What we can say however, is that being a member of our Test Production department, within Operations, would give you access to a career with great colleagues striving to do exceptional things. What we do is important and we are passionate about exceeding our own and our customers' expectations.

If you are looking for somewhere you can grow and gain expertise, if you want to 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.

Our team is responsible for the production of assessment materials that are used by teachers and students worldwide. We don't expect that you will necessarily have previous experience working in our field. We do expect that you'll be highly motivated and want to achieve great things through teamwork.

What You'd Be Doing

You would be working on operational activities that will produce question papers for our customers to agreed quality standards and deadlines.

In a bit more detail this includes:

  • Working within a subject focused team on the operational aspects involved in the production of Arts and Languages question papers

  • Working with subject specialists in Arts and Languages to facilitate their creation of question paper content

  • Interacting with internal IT systems that enable and track question paper production

  • Reviewing schedules and reports to plan and then carry out actions to meet or exceed targets

  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders and providing them with materials and updates - this would include examiners, product managers and our print provider

What We're Looking For:

We're looking for a team member who believes in standards and takes pride in their work.

  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Strong organisation and prioritisation
  • Quick learner, especially with regards to procedures and technology

  • 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

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.


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 23rd June 2019. Face to face interviews will be held on 1st July 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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