The British Council in Nigeria is looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join fill the post of ‘Exams Officer’.
Nigeria Exams is the largest British Council exams business in the Sub Saharan Africa region. It administers exams in four subject areas: Schools, Professional/Vocational, Educational on behalf of UK institutions and IELTS. In 2011-12 we will deliver roughly 65,000 exams to 25,000 candidates. The team comprises 19 people and are based mainly in Lagos with two in Abuja and three in Port Harcourt.
To support Examination Services in Nigeria in delivering Professional and Educational exams and to maintain them at the highest professional standards as set out in the British Council’s EQS (Examination Quality Standards) and by the relevant examination boards.
•As Exams Officer the post holder will be line managed by the Centre Manager of Port Harcourt.
•All administrative procedures are in full compliance with examination board regulations and EQS standards.
•Reliability: to ensure examinations are delivered securely according to board requirements
•Quality: to deliver a high standard of customer service to our schools and their candidates. As measured by our own Exams Quality Standards and the inspection visits from Examination Boards.
•Finance: all British Council standards for managing finances are met with relation to income reconciliations, cash handling, managing POs, managing contracts and procurement.
How to apply?
Read through the role profile document. Download and complete the application form. To help you understand and complete the application form, read through the ‘How to complete the application’ document at the top of this page. Listed within the role profile document, you will find a number of listed ‘behaviours’ and ‘skills and knowledge’. Evidence against those criteria’s will need to be provided in your role application form. To help you understand those criteria’s, we have provided a ‘behaviours’ and ‘generic skills’ dictionary at the top of this page.
Completed applications should be sent via email toHposts@ng.britishcouncil.org by no later than 11 June 2012.
Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted. Applications received after the stated deadline will not be considered. Please apply using the downloaded application form. We are unable to process applications that do not conform to the required format, and we will not accept CVs.
Candidates with special needs should please ask us for this information in alternative formats. The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other irrelevant grounds. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.