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Examinations and Education UK Officer part time

at British Council at Kaafu Atoll Male' (posted on Jul08)

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s International network for education, culture and development services, working out of 216 towns and cities in 110 countries. Our work is designed to establish long-term and world-wide partnerships and improve international understanding.


Our office in Male' provides information on UK qualifications, examinations and courses, taken both in the UK and in the Maldives. We administer a number of UK examinations locally and provide support for exams candidates with past papers and practice materials.


We are looking for an energetic and flexible team player with strong organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.


Areas of responsibility will include:

  • acting as the first point of contact for British Council customers
  • providing information on UK courses, institutions, qualifications, examinations
  • taking applications and registrations for UK courses and examinations
  • assisting customers with exam preparation materials
  • providing administrative and logistical support to the Manager, Male' Office
  • contributing to marketing, and administration of British Council exams to agreed standards


Qualifications needed:

  • G.C.E. O/L with credit in English language or equivalent qualifications - essential
  • G.C.E. A/L or equivalent qualifications - desirable
  • Experience and skills needed:
  • Achievement (including prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines) - essential
  • Marketing & Customer service (including delivery of high quality services)- essential
  • Team working (including co-operative working with different groups)- essential
  • Administrative skills - essential
  • Computing skills - desirable


The application form for this post is available at our reception. Evidence and examples should be given for each of the skills and competencies mentioned above. Your application will be disqualified if you do not provide the evidence and examples on the application form.


This part-time post is available based in Male' on a one year renewable contract from July 2009. Salary will be MRf3000 per month depending on days worked. The selected candidate is expected to work from Monday to Thursday from 09:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 02:30 p.m. to 06:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 09:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. depending on the relevant shift. If more than 10 candidates meet all the essential criteria, the desirable criteria will be used to shortlist and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please provide a telephone number which will enable us to contact you at short notice.


Further clarification regarding experience and skills needed for the job can be obtained from our Male' office on 332 5321.


Applications should reach the Manager Male' Office, British Council, 3rd Floor. National Library Building, Majeedhee Magu Male' no later than 25 July 2009. Please indicate 'Examinations and Education UK Officer (half-time)' on the top left hand corner of the envelope.


Applications could also be e-mailed to us at Male’ e-mail address:


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