New Vacancies at Cambridge

2017, March 22
New Vacancies at Cambridge 22nd March 2017
Office and Network Services Administrator
Permanent – full time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Beijing, China
What it’s about
Reporting to the Regional Operations Head you will be responsible for providing support to the regional East Asia team and to our customers.
What you’ll be doing
You will be responsible for:
• Co-ordination and support of the administrative activities of the regional office
• Act as Personal Assistant to the Regional Director providing diary management, travel arrangements and expenses management
• Assist with preparation / layout / format of documents and presentations
• Deal with correspondence and emails
• Assisting with logistics of meetings and events held at the offices and off-site (video conferencing links, conference call set ups, materials, supplies, catering)
• Ensure that office phone is answered at all times, arranging cover as required
• Deal with the centre / customer issues arising and identify those issues which need escalation to another member of staff in the office or to Cambridge teams
What we’re looking for
You will be an experienced office administrator with excellent MS Office skills. The ability to communicate verbally and in writing in both English and Mandarin (both to C1 level) is essential. Previous experience of working in a global customer service organisation would be an advantage.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 4th April 2017.
Please click HERE to view the job description or upload your covering letter and CV.
Assessment Services Manager
3 Year Fixed term contract – Full time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Beijing, China
What it’s about 
Reporting to the Regional Operations Head for East Asia, the Assessment Services Manager will be responsible for providing Assessment management and support for the region; to manage local Assessment, Research & Validation and Operations projects, and be a point of contact for key stakeholders on Assessment issues and developments.
What you’ll be doing 
You will be responsible for:
• Providing Assessment expertise for the region by locally managing Assessment projects
• Being the contact for local stakeholders in the region, providing advice, support and expertise to aid in the selection of assessment services.
• Investigating opportunities for local Assessment, Operations and Research & Validation projects and report back to Cambridge on their feasibility.
• Contributing to the development of the Presenter team in terms of briefing on Assessment issues and the proofing and vetting of presentation materials for local use.
• Engaging with any local Operations functions and managing local service providers
• Contributing to the implementation of local business strategy through the promotion of Cambridge English assessment services in the region.
What we’re looking for 
You will be a strategic thinker with expertise in language testing theory and practice. Experience of working with high level stakeholders, such as Ministries of Education is essential, as is knowledge of local education systems and pedagogy in general. You will have excellent communications skills in both English and Mandarin (at least C1 in both).
The closing date for receipt of applications is 28 March 2017.
Please click HERE to view the job description or upload your covering letter and CV.
Strategic Development Manager
3 Year Fixed term contract – Full time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Beijing, China
What it’s about 
Reporting to the Regional Director for East Asia, the Strategic Development Manager will be responsible for maximising sales growth with new and existing government customers throughout the East Asia region. This role also works closely with the Head of International Education as part of the global team.
What you’ll be doing 
You will be responsible for:
• delivering on project / B2G revenue growth targets across all Cambridge English products in the region
• ensuring new opportunities, with existing and potential clients, in curriculum, assessment and capacity development areas are identified
• providing input into and review of regional tenders from ministries and other groups
• supporting contract negotiation with new clients
• developing and implementing the strategy for raising the profile and credibility of Cambridge English with prospective and current clients providing regular feedback to teams in the region and in Cambridge;
sharing insight with a particular focus on changes in regional education policy, media commentary, trends in requests and competitor activity
What we’re looking for 
You will be a strategic thinker with proven experience of solutions selling, negotiating high value contracts and building relationships at a senior level. You will have excellent communications skills in both English and Mandarin (at least C1 in both). Knowledge of the education market and trends in the East Asia region is essential, whilst a broad based knowledge of assessment systems and international curricula would be an advantage.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 March 2017.
Please click HERE to view the job description or upload your covering letter and CV.
Regional Commercial Head 
3 Year Fixed term contract – Full time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Beijing, China
What it’s about 
Reporting to the Regional Director for East Asia, the Regional Commercial Head will be responsible for maximising sales growth with new and existing customers and exam centres throughout the East Asia region.
What you’ll be doing 
You will be responsible for:
• Developing, leading and managing all commercial activities of the business
• Implementation of an innovative, growth focused commercial strategy
• Ensuring that profitable business growth is accelerated by developing and implementing successful sales and marketing strategies
• Developing and maintaining an excellent understanding of the key customers/target stakeholders to ensure that their needs are being met and that their business is retained
• Line managing the Sales and Marketing teams to manage key customers (existing and new), thereby improving turnover and profitability
• The segmentation of channel partners ensuring appropriate levels of support
What we’re looking for 
You will be a strategic leader with proven experience of leading sales teams, negotiating high value contracts and building relationships at a senior level. You will have excellent communications skills in both English and Mandarin (at least C1 in both). You will have experience of successfully using and interpreting data as a basis for sound decision making. Knowledge of educational systems and assessment and experience of working in a B2B context would be an advantage.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 28 March 2017.
Please click HERE to view the job description or upload your covering letter and CV.
Regional Operations Head 
3 year fixed term contract – Full time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Beijing, China
What it’s about 
Reporting to the Regional Director for East Asia, the Regional Operations Head will be responsible for leading all pre and post sales operational activities to support sales growth with new and existing exam centres throughout the East Asia region.
What you’ll be doing 
You will be responsible for:
• developing, leading and managing all operational activities of the business
• the implementation of an innovative, growth focused operational strategy
• ensuring the distribution network and the support we provide to a wide range of clients is of the highest quality
• managing the assessment services team in providing assessment and learning expertise in the region
• developing and maintaining an excellent understanding of the key customers/target stakeholders to ensure that their needs are being met and that their business is retained
• line managing the operational team to manage key partners and customers
What we’re looking for 
You will be a strategic leader with proven experience of leading operations teams and building relationships at a senior level. You will have excellent communications skills in both English and Mandarin (at least C1 in both). You will have experience of successfully using and interpreting data as a basis for sound decision making. Knowledge of educational systems and assessment and experience of working in a B2B context would be an advantage.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 28 March 2017.
Please click HERE to view the job description or upload your covering letter and CV.
Who We Are
Cambridge English Language Assessment is a part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. We provide exams in English for speakers of other languages taken by over 5 million candidates worldwide each year, as well as the leading range of qualifications for language teachers.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.
As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited.
Cambridge Assessment is an equal opportunities employer.

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