Exams Manager

£19.45 - £21.05 per hour

Job description

Exams Manager

Minimum two months'

Clapham, London

£19.45 per hour minimum holiday pay

36 hours per week

Morgan Hunt are working with a Further Education client who are looking to recruit an Examinations Manager to join them on a temporary basis, for a minimum of two months.

Main Duties:

Some of your main duties will include:

  • To manage the operation of the Examination department in accordance with internal and external business requirements.
  • Lead and manage the Exam team setting high levels of professional customer service
  • Review, develop and document all processes and procedures across all Examinations related functions.
  • Effectively liaise with Awarding organisations
  • To be aware with changes to procedures and regulations of Awarding Organisations.
  • To deliver regular team and College exams related updates and ensure knowledge and skills are disseminated effectively.
  • Authorise orders and invoices, monitoring the Exams budget and late student fees.
  • To report monthly positions and forecasts to the Head of MIS.
  • Manage trained invigilator pool sourced internally where possible.
  • To ensure that examination registrations, entries, and results claims are submitted on time, accurately and in line with Awarding Organisation's guidelines and regulations
  • Provide oversight and co-ordination of the logistics for all external assessments.
  • Be fully compliant with JQC regulations as well as internal quality controls.
  • To drive the on-going review and development of related processes, procedures as well as effectiveness of reports.
  • Develop clear controls and reporting mechanism for results collection and processing.
  • Liaise with senior staff / teams to review and re-engineer processes and procedures to ensure they are fit for purpose, effective and efficient.
  • Prepare annual internal calendars for registration, entries, work submission and results deadlines to ensure all Awarding Body dates are met.
  • To ensure full compliance with Awarding Organisations registration and entry deadlines to effectively manage and reduce late fee penalties.
  • Work with the ILR & Data Coordinators to adhere to ILR validation rules.
  • Review with the Head of MIS and curriculum colleagues the existing exams reports and provide specification for new and useful developments.
  • Maintain audit trails and ensure full compliance with General Data Protection legislation.
  • Publish annual internal calendars for registration, entries, work submission and results deadlines
  • Ensure full Awarding Organisation's registration practices are published and adhered to
  • Provide regular Exams related information update briefings to colleagues.
  • Support the curriculum planning and fee setting processes, informing colleagues of examination related fee changes.
  • Work closely with the ILR and Data Cordinators to ensure results data capture meets the ILR requirements as well as full-year closure deadline.
  • Support staff training and development sessions and workshops.
  • To be responsible for the implementation of the College's Performance Development Review
  • Procedures, participating in the College's staff development and training schemes.
  • Identifying and providing training and development for staff to meet the requirements of their position.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and Saturdays at peak times to support examination and enrolment services.


  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Line management and staff trainig background
  • Prior knowledge of managing complex exams process within large Further Education establishments
  • Ability to lead change and champion the service whilst meeting challenging targets.
  • Effectively manage and support staff in the delivery of operational services.
  • Ability to use various methods for reporting
  • Knowledge of JQC rules and regulations
  • Solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Good communication skills orally and in writing
  • Ability to write extended reports for senior managers
  • Good administrative and numeracy skills, including proven ability to work accurately to meet deadlines and targets under press
  • Ability to plan strategically and manage projects.
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with external agencies, maintaining customer focus.
  • Highly organised
  • A commitment to and understanding of Equal Opportunities and evidence of effective implementation of Equal Opportunities policies
  • Evidence of understanding and effective implementation of safeguarding policies and a commitment to creating a safe learning environment
  • Ability to work flexibly and to remain calm under preassure

Please note: A valid enhanced DBS is essential for this role

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Jordan Walker
Associate Consultant
Professional Services Team
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