Group Administrator

Cambridge, UK
£22,400 - £29,400
11 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: Group Administrator, Maths and ICT Team

Contract: Fixed Term (10 month) Maternity Cover

Salary: £22,400 - £29,400

Location: Cambridge

What it's about

This role would suit someone with experience of working in a busy office environment, strong organisational and communication skills. The role involves providing administrative support to Group Managers and Product Managers, supporting them with payments, purchasing, meeting arrangements, publication of assessment materials, maintenance of records, resource management and proofreading as required. The post holder will be asked to communicate with external suppliers and consultants. They will work closely with other Group Administrators in the Division.

What you'll be doing
  • Providing high quality general administrative support for the team members, including managing communications within and beyond the team, re-directing queries in colleagues' absences, monitoring calendars, setting up accounts and ordering hardware for new Product Managers, auditing and updating group resources (e.g. text books required). Managing all aspects of arranging internal and external meetings, including liaison on dates, setting up venues, checking set up/resources required, issuing letters, minute taking.
  • Ensuring timely online publication of assessment materials via the School Support Hub
  • Supporting the team in the production of error free documentation and data via the production of clear, accurate documentation (spread sheets, letters, emails) and by proof reading /checking data/documentation as required.
  • Managing commissioning of consultants, including completing commissioning letters and ensuring payment of fees as relevant, managing purchasing and payment of invoices.
  • Supporting Product Managers with examiner recruitment and managing examiner applications in liaison with the Product Managers.
  • Supporting grading procedures via scheduling, booking grading rooms and distribution of data reports to consultants.
  • Contributing to divisional problem solving, liaising and working with other Group Administrators to ensure shared tasks are completed.
  • Support the team and the Assessment Division with other administrative duties as required, including servicing meetings.

What we're looking for

  • Educated to A level or equivalent
  • High standard of written and spoken English

  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Intermediate to Advanced level in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Positive 'can do' attitude
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Team player
  • Proactive
  • Ability to prioritise

  • Knowledge of SAP for purchasing and invoice management

  • Administrative experience in a busy office environment

  • Proofreading experience

  • Flexible
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Collaborative, open and takes responsibility
  • Open to change
  • Meticulous approach
  • Willingness to follow procedures is essential
  • Ability to prioritise

Who are we

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.

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 3 rd October 2019 and interviews will be held on 11 th October 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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