Cambridge, UK
£19,600 - £24,500
10 Jul 2019
18 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: Administrator - Assessment Processing

Contract: Full-Time, Fixed-Term Contract (12 months)

Salary: £19,600 - £24,500

Location: Coventry

What it's about

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Administrator, based within the Vocational Assessment Processing team, in Operations. This role contributes to the efficient and accurate administration of centre approvals, learner entries and OCR Results as well as assisting in a range of tasks that follow the exams processing cycle. The ideal candidate will hit the ground running, be hard working and self-motivated with the ability to learn new skills, systems and processes.

What you'll be doing

  • Delivery of a range of tasks whilst adhering to internal processes, meeting deadlines and checking outcomes to comply with agreed quality standards.
  • Highlighting any processing exceptions not covered by working instructions so that the appropriate course of action may be agreed. Report any processing failures in a timely and accurate manner. Reviewing instructions, suggesting improvements to both guidance and process.
  • Supervise temporary staff during peak processing periods and support other administrators within the department.
  • Provide effective input into the review of administration processes Provide a positive and professional service to customers, ensuring enquiries are managed effectively.
    The work could involve any of the following activities:
  • Data entry, manual processing tasks and the associated quality checking
  • Taking responsibility for relevant tasks associated with the exam series
  • Working with both centre staff and assessors to deliver effective solutions for candidates
  • 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
  • Completing User Acceptance Testing, reporting defects and suggesting solutions

What we're looking for:

  • Numeracy and literacy

  • 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 both written and verbal
  • IT - able to use software packages to produce appropriate materials
  • Numeracy - able to interpret data comfortably

  • Accurate with data when using Microsoft Excel and Word, or other internal systems
  • Experience working with spreadsheets and databases

  • 'Can do' attitude - committed and resourceful in order to deliver the best results for the business within the agreed timescales and resources
  • Strong team player,
  • Accurate and efficient - strives to work to the highest levels possible at all times
  • Flexible and adaptable - can take on board new ideas and concepts quickly and easily
  • Collaborative - able to work effectively and inclusively with a range of people, both internal and external to the business
  • Willing to make decisions within a clearly defined area and happy to take responsibility for them
  • Focused on giving the best customer service by phone or e-mail
  • Highly motivated and able to manage their time effectively to meet tight deadlines

  • Knowledge of Vocational products and processes
  • Awareness of centre and awarding organisation processes and systems

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 an attractive 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
• 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

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 17/07/2019 and interviews will be held on 24/07/2019 .

As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited.

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