Register  |  Log In  |  Contact Us

Online Assessment Set-up Analyst

Reference
1913991
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Rotherham, GBR
Expiry Date
24/11/2019
Online Assessment Set-up Analyst Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lesso...

Job Description

Online Assessment Set-up Analyst

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Part of UK Schools, the Assessment division combines excellence in assessment with outstanding customer experience. The Assessment division has end-to-end responsibility for delivering on-time, accurate results of high stakes UK and international qualifications to our learners and first-class customer service to all our customers.

The Assessment division comprises:

Delivery team - accountable for the strategic delivery of our high stakes UK and international qualifications

Content team - accountable for the accurate delivery of our high stakes UK and international assessment instruments

Online assessment team - - accountable for the set-up and delivery of online marking and item banking systems. The team is responsible for driving innovation in marking and assessment and is looking to transform the assessment landscape to use available technology.

Part of the Online Assessment Set-up team, the Online Assessment Set-up Analyst is accountable for the set-up of assessment material on our online marking, item banking and onscreen testing platforms covering qualifications from the UK Schools General Qualifications (GQ) , Vocational Qualifications (VQ), Schools international portfolio and the Pearson Test of English.

Purpose

The Online Assessment Set-up Analyst provides technical online assessment set-up expertise within the Assessment division, as well as across UK Schools and Pearson UK as appropriate, while ensuring the strategic, timely, cost effective and error-free delivery of high stakes UK and international qualifications.

The purpose of the Online Assessment Set-up Analyst role is to:

Set-up online marking and support systems for high stakes UK and international qualifications to time, quality and budget

Be an expert in knowing, servicing and retaining our customers

Be recognised as the technical online assessment set-up expert within Assessment and across UK Schools for area of responsibility

Key Accountabilities

Set-up online marking and support systems for high stakes UK and international qualifications

Being accountable for the delivery of set-up for a group of high stakes qualifications to time, quality and budget

Ensuring adherence to all internal procedures at all times

Ensuring you meet or exceed all deadlines within the business calendar, establishing a reputation for always delivering on time

Customer expertise

Being an expert in knowing, servicing and retaining our customers by developing a deep understanding of set-up for qualifications within area of responsibility, our customers and the markets in which we operate

Developing effective relationships with stakeholders across UK Schools to identify and solve customer problems for qualifications within area of responsibility

Technical Assessment expertise

Being the assessment expert for technical set-up of online marking, onscreen testing and item banking and continually developing expertise in light of changes to the education landscape

Represent the Assessment division as a technical Online assessment expert for area of responsibility, advising teams across UK Schools on assessment set-up issues and influencing future changes to qualifications and regulatory landscape as a thought leader

Owning personal development in relation to building technical assessment expertise, including identifying training and development needs and opportunities, and being responsible for continuous professional development of self and team

Innovation

Understand, and be an advocate for, innovation in Online assessment systems and processes

Relationships

Develop and utilise relationships across the UK Schools and Pearson UK business

Data

Make use of management information (MI) and reporting, providing visibility, driving improvement, and building confidence and trust in Assessment

Be accountable for reporting accurate and timely data and information to the Online Assessment management team and wider business, escalating issues (with proposed solutions) as appropriate

Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.

We are also committed to building an accurate picture of the make-up of the workforce and encouraging equality and diversity.

The information you provide will stay confidential, and be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Qualifications

N/A

Primary Location: GB-GB-Rotherham

Work Locations: GB-Rotherham-Hellaby Fretwell Hellaby Bus Park, Unit 6 Fretwell Road Rotherham S66 8HN

Job: Product Management

Organization: Assessments School

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Oct 22, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1913991

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.