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Assessment Manager- Professional Qualifications - EXPIRED

Job Title Assessment Manager- Professional Qualifications - EXPIRED
Contract Type Permanent
Location London
Salary £40k - 44k per year
Job Published 04 Sep 2015
REF J52993KP
Contact Name Kristina Preston
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

A large and leading professional body are currently recruiting for a Qualifications Manager for a permanent role to develop and manage a division of their professional qualifications.

The Qualifications Manager will develop and manage assessments for the level they are responsible for, managing the people, processes and budget.

You will be responsible for the development of assessments, related examination material and issuing of examination results in a computer based testing environment.
Main responsibilities for the role include:
1. Manage and deliver a designated aspect of examinations and assessments to agreed standards and timelines.
2. Work with colleagues to continually review and enhance the examination provision
3. Co-ordinate specific aspects of the examination administration as directed by the Head of Assessment and Director of Examinations
4. Responsible for the end to end planning, implementation and delivery for a designated aspect of examinations (objective tests and human marked examinations), monitoring the performance of relevant item banks/examinations and taking corrective action as needed.

Essential criteria in order to fulfil this role include:

  • Thorough understanding of computerised assessments
  • Project management
  • Understanding of examinations and assessment within an educational context
  • Experience of computer based assessment, in terms of both assessment design and examination delivery in a high-stakes environment, with mid to high level volumes is essential.
  • Experience of developing new computer based exam programmes
  • Experience of refreshing and modifying existing computer based exam programmes
  • Experience of online/on-screen marking, and an appreciation of different forms of assessment, for example, auto-scored items (e.g. OTQs) and human marking
  • Proven experience in a related higher education, awarding body or professional body setting

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV to the Education Team before Wednesday 9th September quoting reference number J52993KP

Ref: EXPIRED - J52993KP | Published: 04th Sep 2015