Exam Administrator

  • Location
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary
    £ 9.5 - £ 11.4 / Hourly
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Transport & Logistics
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Education and Childcare
  • External Reference
    JN-052021-180818

Our client Cambridge University Press and Assessment is a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge. The warehousing division are responsible for designing and delivering assessments to over 8 million learners in over 170 countries.


We are recruiting Exam Administrators to work within our distribution warehouse to support our client to deliver the right assessments to the right candidates on time. If you have the drive and ambition to succeed, we need you as part of our warehousing team, helping to provide learners all over the world with assessments that are fair and operate according to the highest standards.


Why work for our Client?



  • Work available immediately at a great hourly pay between £9.50 per - £11.40 per hour, overtime available at £14.25 - £19. Night allowance is also added should you work nights.

  • Flexible working shifts to suit your life style and reduced hours every Friday.

  • The opportunity to work with a united, vibrant, and respectful community of people in a supportive and clean working environment

  • No formal qualifications or admin experience necessary, a full induction on site is provided with continuous support throughout your assignment

  • Boost your CV by gaining valuable experience within a leading warehousing environment for one of the top international exam groups

  • Free parking on site, subsidised canteen

  • COVID SECURE: Continued risk assessments are under taken to ensure all workers safety whilst on site, social distancing is clearly marked throughout all areas, hand sanitisers supplied, face masks required when walking around the building, health questionnaires completed for all new and returning staff, all areas regularly cleaned.


Exam Administrators will be based within the Whittlesford (near Duxford) warehouse and responsible for the following duties:



  • Maintain the confidential integrity of all materials, both physical and electronic

  • To complete a variety of tasks in accordance with departmental procedures in the most efficient manner using the minimum time and resource without loss of accuracy and quality

  • To arrange, sort, divide, scan and file exam papers in line with the department's procedures

  • Prepare exam scripts for storage as per department guidelines

  • Collect exam papers from a rack system ready for posting


The role is working in a fast-paced and engaging environment where attention to detail is vital, you will also be required to move boxes of varying weights. Suitable footwear and a hi vis will be supplied once you have secured a role.

There are various shifts/working hours available for the Exam Administrator role: Typical hours are:



  • 8.30am - 4.30pm working Monday - Friday

  • Rotation shifts are: 6am - 2pm and 2pm - 10pm

  • Monday - Friday. Night shifts are: 10pm - 6am Monday - Friday


Application Process



  • Further details and an application will be sent to all applicants via email

  • Candidates can specify which shifts suit them best, this is your choice

  • Applicants will be shortlisted and contacted in line with the date they are available to start

  • All applicants will be asked to complete an Assessment Quiz

  • Our Recruitment team will support you with the Pre-Employment Screening online

  • You will be booked for an induction that includes a tour of the site











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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact emma allen