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

Contract: Full-time, Permanent X 3

Salary: £19,600 - £24,500

Location: Cambridge

What it's about

An exciting opportunity has arisen for three Administrators, based within Assessment Processing in OCR Operations. These are flexible skills-based roles that contribute to the efficient and accurate administration and despatch of OCR Results as well as assisting in a range of tasks that follows the exams processing cycle.

What you'll be doing

The work could involve any of the following activities:
  • Data entry and the associated quality checking
  • Producing, maintaining and executing relevant tasks associated with the exam processing cycle
  • Support of all assessment processing tasks when needed
  • Supervising temporary staff in peak processing weeks
  • 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.

What we're looking for

  • Numeracy - is able to interpret data comfortably.
  • Literacy skills

  • 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 in writing and verbally.
  • IT - able to use software packages to produce appropriate materials.
  • Accurate with data when using Microsoft Excel and Word, or other internal systems.

  • OCR's processing systems - must understand the cause and effect of processing steps.
  • Specifications - must understand the structure, business rules and the regulatory context that govern their operation.

  • 'Can do' - determined and resourceful in order to deliver the best results for the business within the agreed timescales and resources.
  • Embraces change' - future focused, inquisitive, open minded and seeks learning opportunities.
  • Accurate and efficient - strives to work to the highest levels possible at all times.
  • Customer focused - considers the impact of their actions on customers.
  • Flexible and adaptable - can take on board new ideas and concepts quickly and easily.
  • Target driven - comfortable with being directly and frequently measured on performance; happy to be pushed
  • 'Collaborative' - able to work effectively and inclusively with a range of people, both within and outside the business.
  • 'Owns it' - willing and able to make decisions within a clearly defined area and happy to take responsibility for them.
  • Strong team player - diplomatic, trustworthy, pragmatic and personable
  • Highly motivated - able to manage their time effectively to meet tight deadline
  • Able to work effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders

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.

We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches lead to innovation and create 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 29/09/2019 and interviews will be held on 09/10/2019 .

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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