The purpose of this role is to ensure exams operations and supporting resource meet customer experience requirements and ensure exams integrity on the ground. This role is ultimately responsible for efficient, effective and compliant pre and post Test Day, in addition to test day delivery. managing cost, risk and contingency on the ground and setting standards, developing and managing the performance of their team.
Our work in exams creates international opportunities and builds trust and value for the UK. We also:
- Give people access to life changing opportunities through UK qualifications.
- Support the promotion of the UK as a study destination.
- Provide a sustainable base for other cultural relations activities.
We currently have two main examination centres (Cairo & Alexandria) delivering around 150,000 exams to 70,000 candidates annually all over Egypt, with School Exams and IELTS the predominant product lines. We have seen strong growth in recent years and it is expected to expand further. The Egypt exams portfolio is of vital importance to the British Council in terms of the impact it creates for the organization for individuals, institutions and educational systems. Egypt is coming out of a period of economic turbulence, with signs of stability following the drastic devaluation in Nov 2016 – inflation is decreasing, the exchange rate is steady. Throughout the turmoil education continued to be a thriving industry – this should continue.