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Schools Examinations Officer – Amman, Jordan

British Council

Posted on October 11, 2019

5 - 6 years Amman - Jordan

Any Graduation. Any Nationality

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Role Purpose
To deliver British school examinations in Jordan to target audiences according to client services standards and to help School Exams Operation Manager (SEOM) in implementing the plans for future growth of school examinations in Jordan.
The job sits in the Examinations Services team in Jordan which consists of 15 staff members. This role reports to Schools Exams Operation Manager (SEOM). This post is part of a nice team members dedicated for Schools Exams qualifications. He/she should be working very closely with the whole exam team to ensure an efficient implementation of the school exams in Jordan. Excellent customer and client service and effective and secure exams delivery are essential to continued growth of the business..
Function Overview
The Middle East and North Africa is home to eight percent of the world s population, five percent of global GDP, and 58 percent of global reserves of oil and gas. It is also one of the most unstable regions of the world, characterised by protracted conflicts and complex issues around refugee and displaced communities. It has the highest rate of youth unemployment and double the global average for female unemployment. Collectively this is placing a huge strain on existing political, social and economic structures, adding to the uncertainty and fragility of the region.
The British Council retains an on-the-ground presence in all 17 MENA countries. This includes maintaining operations and programmes in Libya, Yemen and Syria, working through partners and locally engaged staff. Over the last five years we have extended the scope of our work over by aligning our cultural relations activities to UK and international priorities, such as in relation to major issues affecting the region, namely the Syrian refugee crisis, and the rise of violent extremism. In parallel to this we continue to provide support to individuals, institutions and governments helping them address some of the underlying long-term demographic, societal and systemic features which have been holding back reform, stifling growth, and blocking opportunities for young people.
Our work takes a long-term approach to engagement, helping to build trust and influence for the UK.
The British Council Jordan has been operating in Jordan for more than 70 years. The Jordan Directorate is a mixed economy operation with a diverse group of staff of multiple nationalities of more than 100 staff. The business in Jordan is driven by our English and Exams businesses, as well as a sizable Projects portfolio which is a combination of grant funded work as well as donor funded contracts. This diversity in operation is resourced through local and overseas recruitment which requires regular interface with multiple governmental entities in Jordan to ensure that our resource needs are met, and risks are mitigated. The Jordan office also hosts several regional posts that also require local HR support.
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If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply before 29 October 2019
About Us
The British Council is the UK s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.
We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.
Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.
All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies


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