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Cambridge International Examinations recruit Assessment Managers throughout the year. To make sure you don’t miss the perfect opportunity for you we now provide the ability for candidates to register their interest in working as an Assessment Manager for Cambridge International Examinations.

Once you have read through the Job Description and advert please click the “Register Interest” which will take you through to the job advert page. Here you can click apply.

The system will ask you for answers to a range of questions and will also allow you to specify the subject area you specialise in. Please have your CV and Covering Letter ready as we will request this as part of you registering your interest.

As soon as we have a role we feel you would be interested in we will be in touch.

Please note that as part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening check. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited.

Assessment Manager

Salary: £35,300 - £46,500, Location: Cambridge

What it’s about

We regularly recruit for a growing assessment department providing an exciting opportunity to join an innovative, dynamic team working at our offices in Cambridge to produce top-class assessment materials. The roles vary depending on the subject but the core responsibilities will be similar for each assessment manager post.

What you’ll be doing

You will be working with a range of subject specialists and consultants to develop syllabus documents, test specifications, specimen papers and live assessment materials. The role involves checking, proof-reading and approving question papers and mark schemes to produce valid and reliable assessment materials for a range of qualifications, including IGCSE, O Level, International A Level and Pre-U. You will also be involved in managing examiners to ensure that assessments are accurately marked and graded, to provide reliable results.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated professional who can work as part of a team as well as take responsibility for their own work. You will be a graduate in you specialist area, ideally with experience in teaching (possibly in an international context) and are likely to have knowledge of assessment issues. A keen problem solver with meticulous accuracy, you will have a proven ability to manage your workload when under pressure to meet multiple deadlines and will enjoy contributing to the success of Cambridge International Examinations.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.


  • Generous contributory pension
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme
  • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 1,200 retailers
  • Cycle scheme
  • Subsidised canteens
  • Corporate discounts on BUPACare, Gym memberships and car rental
  • Support for professional qualifications

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Register your interest

Cambridge International Examinations prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. We are part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. Established over 150 years ago, Cambridge Assessment operates and manages the University's three exam boards and carries out leading-edge academic and operational research on assessment in education. We are a not-for-profit organisation.

Our international qualifications are recognised by the world’s best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career. As a not-for-profit organisation, we devote our resources to delivering high-quality educational programmes that can unlock learners’ potential.

This is one of the most interesting things about the job: we have around 42,000 candidates around the world ... so on a daily basis I deal with lots of international enquiries, from China to Egypt to Germany.

Liz - Assessment manager

The hard work is always rewarded, though, because Cambridge Assessment is a lovely place to work and I’ve made some really good friends. There’s a social committee that organises events, quizzes, Christmas and summer parties...

Ashley - Assessment manager