We have an exciting opportunity recruiting for an Assessment Co-ordinator on a Fixed Term Contract until Dec 2018. You will be joining one of the largest departments in the business; a team full of different personalities, diversity and development opportunities.
About The Role
As an Assessment Co-ordinator you will be expected to play a key role in the development and maintenance of our qualifications and assessment materials. This is the heart of our operations and we’ll expect you to support our relentless focus on quality.
Key responsibilities include the planning and production of a high volume of assessments to timelines, quality assurance of all assessments, managing a team of subject matter experts and the maintenance and review of assessments. The assessment and development team interacts with a number of departments within City & Guilds in order to ensure fit-for-purpose assessments, therefore the successful candidate will be required to work well cross-functionally.
You will be happy to take on responsibility, using your excellent organisational skills to ensure you meet deadlines and maintain the highest level of quality. In this interesting role, you'll be working with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, communicating clearly and building strong working relationships.
You will be able to develop and co-ordinate consultants to assist with the production of assessment materials. You’ll also be required to use your strong IT skills and keen eye for detail to produce and update documentation, create and maintain spreadsheets, and access and manipulate data in a variety of in-house systems.
Experience and an understanding of current developments in education, training and assessment are highly desirable.
Our purpose is the same today as it has always been – to help people, organisations and economies develop their skills for growth. The City & Guilds Group is a global leader in skills development. Our purpose is to enable people and organisations to develop their skills for personal and economic growth. What we do is about more than skills, qualifications or jobs. Backed by a Royal Charter, we have more than 135 years of experience in making sure that people can contribute to successful businesses and thriving economies. Today, the Group consist of City & Guilds, ILM, Kineo, The Oxford Group, Digitalme, E3learning and Gen2. Together, our businesses set the standards for corporate learning, on-the-job development, and skills recognition. City & Guilds, ILM and City & Guilds Kineo, we work with education providers, businesses and governments in over 80 countries, to provide work-relevant education and training in 26 industries.
At the City & Guilds Group our success is driven by the people we work with. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer an equal opportunity to all our staff and we value diversity within our inclusive culture. We recognise that a diverse workforce is the only way we will achieve our ambitious business goals, and therefore work in a very flexible way to accommodate everyone.
What Do We Offer You?
You’ll be based in a fantastic location in EC1A, surrounded by shops, bars and restaurants. We’re easily accessible with Farringdon, City Thameslink, Blackfriars and many more stations nearby. Offering the opportunity to work in a large, fast-paced, engaging environment with opportunities to develop your existing skills and explore new ones.
Working for us means working for an innovative, market-leading organisation.
You’ll be entitled to an excellent Total Reward Package which typically includes:
- Competitive salary
- Flexible benefits; Private healthcare, generous contributory pension (above market level), increase and decrease a range of insurances
- An investment in your personal development - we are a skills development business after all!
- 25 days’ holiday (which increases over time) + 3 office shutdown days + bank holidays and flexibility to purchase or sell annual leave
- Flexible working opportunities; enabling you to achieve your optimum work-life balance
- To be part of a team with great camaraderie who celebrate success and have a commitment to each other with a genuine passion for providing quality service and doing right by all our stakeholders
Plus much, much more + many unquantifiable benefits that you can read about here!
To find out more about the position, take a look at the Role Profile. If this still sounds exciting and you think you’re just the person for the job, please submit your CV and complete our short application form.
As part of the application we will send you one of our game based exercises to complete separately, which is fun and interactive. This will enable us to see if you have some of the skills and behaviours you need to succeed within our organisation.