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Current Vacancies

The following vacancies are currently available:


EUROPASS CO-ORDINATOR – 30 MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT

Organisation: UK NARIC

Location: Cheltenham

Starting Salary: £25,000

Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.30am–5.00pm or 9.00am–5.30pm

UK NARIC is the UK’s National Agency responsible for providing information and opinion on academic, vocational and professional qualifications from across the world.  As the National Agency, managed on behalf of the UK Government, UK NARIC provides the only official source of information on international education, training systems, qualifications and skills attained outside the UK. The Company also designs and delivers a variety of innovative international qualifications and skills recognition projects in the UK and globally.

We are a growing organisation with a trusted global reputation for excellence and innovation.

In addition UK NARIC manages the UK National Europass Centre. Europass helps individuals highlight their abilities, skills and qualifications in a clear and effective way. It promotes the mobility of individuals throughout Europe by removing barriers to working, studying or training in Europe.

Europass consists of five documents that help potential employers, educational establishments and training providers understand which subjects have been studied, what training has been completed or how much experience has been gained working. It also records non-formal learning and language skills.

We are looking for a Coordinator to deliver the UK National Europass Centre Service, organising promotional activities, including joint working with key UK stakeholders, attendance at large scale public events and advertising / social media campaigns; ensuring that all contractual obligations are met in accordance with the operational work plan.

Responsibilities:

Working under the guidance of and reporting to the Head of European Programmes, your responsibilities will include:

  • Achieving all targets within the annual work plan and contractual obligations
  • Managing all reporting to the Department for Education and the European Commission
  • Identifying and pursuing new areas and activities for the department
  • Liaising effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Communicating plans and progress internally to the Head of Group

Person Specification

Essential Desirable
Qualifications
A degree from a UK University Bachelor, Masters, Post Graduate or Doctorate Master’s level education
Skills/Attributes
Fluency in English language minimum IELTS Level 6.5 and fluency in a foreign language
Experience in a project based role able to effectively co-ordinate and deliver specific projects Experience using project management tools and methodology
Experienced presenter able to effectively deliver important information to clients and field questions
Excellent organization skills able to work to business plan, working effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining high quality standards
Strong interpersonal skills able to create and maintain good relationships with colleagues and stakeholders of all levels
An innovative approach to work with the ability to continually evaluate and improve practices
Assertive, professional and credible in all business communications
Committed, and willing to be flexible on occasions in order to meet demands
IT Literate able to effectively use Microsoft Office Suite Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint for all general duties Experience with software packages in statistical analysis

Applications MUST be submitted in the Europass CV format, with a covering letter and details of two referees to recruitment@naric.org.uk.

Interview date:  Monday 11th June 2018

Interview venue: UK NARIC, ECCTIS LTD, SUFFOLK HOUSE, 68-70 SUFFOLK ROAD, CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE, GL50 2ED, UK

Closing date: 01/06/2018

Please note:
We do not conduct interviews or selection testing remotely.
Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK.


BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER – MIDDLE EAST
Fluent in English and Arabic

Organisation: UK NARIC

Location: Cheltenham

Starting Salary: £25,000 plus uncapped OTE, pension and non-contributory Private Health Care

Hours: 8.30am – 5.00pm / 9.00am – 5:30pm


UK NARIC is the UK national agency for information and expert advice on international qualifications and skills.

UK NARIC requires a team of bright graduates with fluent Arabic to join their Commercial Group and support the company with their expansion into the Middle East. Based in Cheltenham, this is a great opportunity for those looking to develop their career in a professional environment in a role that develops our Middle East markets. The job role involves frequent overseas travel and the ability to work effectively with wide range of clients in government departments, commercial and educational establishments.

You will be part of the Commercial Group and work closely with the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.

Job Role:

Full training will be given and the following skills and experience are essential:

  • Fluent Arabic and English
  • A degree (1st or 2:1) from a UK University
  • The flexibility to travel overseas frequently
  • Business development experience, negotiation skills and experience of working with public sector or educational establishments in the Middle East, particularly the Gulf States, Egypt and Jordan
  • Experience and awareness of local cultures and business practices
  • Skilled in Middle Eastern etiquette and diplomacy
  • Excellent organisational, presentational and reporting skills
  • A good understanding of the education systems in both the UK and Middle East.
  • Highly motivated, tenacious, hard-working, with initiative and the ability to produce high quality work within agreed deadlines
  • A good knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Responsibilities:

Please note:

  • All applicants must have permission to live and work in the UK with travel to the Middle East unrestricted.
  • All interviews and selection tests are conducted face to face at our offices in Cheltenham; we do not do this remotely either via Skype or Video Conferencing.

Applications MUST be submitted in the Europass CV format, with a covering letter and details of two referees to recruitment@naric.org.uk.

Interview date: Tuesday 19th June 2018

Interview venue: UK NARIC office, Suffolk House, 68-70 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham, Glos, GL50 2ED, UNITED KINGDOM

Closing date: 08/06/2018

Please note:
We do not conduct interviews or selection testing remotely.
Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK.


BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & SALES EXECUTIVE

Organisation: UK NARIC

Location: Cheltenham

Starting Salary: £25-£35k basic salary dependent upon experience, plus uncapped commission on sales

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am-5.00pm or 9.00am-5.30pm

UK NARIC is the designated national agency in the United Kingdom for the recognition of international qualifications and professional skills. We offer a wide range of unique products and services to support organisations with their international recruitment and international collaborations.

UK NARIC services are used by hundreds of subscriber members worldwide. These include all UK universities; educational institutions in over 60 countries; colleges; professional bodies; government ministries and agencies; and large international businesses.

We are looking to recruit a team of ambitious and energetic Business Development & Sales Executives to generate and drive new business opportunities and sales, and support and grow our partnerships.

Able to travel frequently within the UK and occasionally overseas.

Responsibilities:

  • Identifying, targeting and contacting potential new customers and markets for the whole portfolio of UK NARIC services to organisations
  • Growing and maintaining a pipeline of new business opportunities
  • Achieving agreed sales targets from new business sales
  • Overseeing and driving the whole sales process to secure new customers and orders; including proposal development, sale pitching, and negotiations
  • Identifying and evaluating new business opportunities that may be opened up by developments in our services, by targeting new sectors, or by changes in market conditions
  • Maintaining strong working relationships with key stakeholders and customers to maximise business opportunities where they exist
  • Maintaining strong and effective working relationships with relevant colleagues, especially in UK NARIC’s commercial, marketing, communications, and stakeholder relations functions.

Person Specification

Essential Desirable
Qualifications
A degree from a UK University Bachelor, Masters, Post Graduate or Doctorate Sales Management qualifications
Skills/Attributes
Strong commercial awareness and financial acumen
Ability to identify and target potential new customers and to close deals
Highly motivated, tenacious, driven, and determined to achieve and exceed sales targets set
Highly organised, with excellent planning skills able to multi-task and work effectively under pressure whilst maintaining high quality standards
Ability to quickly develop a thorough understanding of UK NARIC’s markets and products
Assertive, professional and credible when dealing with external clients
Experienced presenter able to effectively deliver impactful presentations to clients and answer their questions
Very strong interpersonal skills able to create and maintain good relationships with colleagues and stakeholders of all levels
Excellent team player
IT Literate able to effectively use Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; able to use the Internet to conduct research; experience of using CRM database or similar system
Experiences
Proven record of success in new business sales and partnership negotiation Sales experience within relevant sectors: further and higher education, or international education; or recruitment

Applications MUST be submitted in the Europass CV format, with a covering letter and details of two referees to recruitment@naric.org.uk.

Interview date: 21st June 2018

Interview venue: UK NARIC, Suffolk House, 68-70 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham, GL50 2ED, UK

Closing date: 13/06/2018

Please note:
We do not conduct interviews or selection testing remotely.
Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK.


GRADUATE INFORMATION OFFICERS
- Fluent in English and one or more of the following languages: Chinese, Arabic, Romanian

Organisation: UK NARIC

Location: Cheltenham

Starting Salary: £22k, plus benefits

Hours: 8.30–17.00 or 9.00–17.30

UK NARIC is the UK’s National Agency responsible for providing information and expert advice on international qualifications and skills.  Do you have what it takes to work in a challenging and busy environment, dealing with international enquiries and helping people hoping to fulfil their academic and occupational ambitions?  If so, we would like to hear from you.

You must be educated to degree level and have fluent verbal and written language skills in English; and another language as stated above.

Experience as a teacher or trainer would be an advantage.

Job Role:

Your main role will be processing enquiries from individual applicants and member organisations, and answering questions on the phone and in writing.  You will also be expected to assist in the training provision and a range of other administrative tasks.

Responsibilities:

Principally, as a member of UK NARIC Information Services Group:

  • assisting with the international qualifications recognition process;
  • developing knowledge of overseas education and the UK education system;
  • maintaining a professional telephone enquiry service;
  • assisting with the delivery of training; and
  • a range of other administrative tasks

Person Specification

Essential Desirable
Qualifications
A Bachelor, Postgraduate, or Masters degree from a UK University Other professional qualifications
Skills/Attributes
Fluent verbal and written language skills in English (minimum level acceptable IELTS 6.5)
Fluent verbal and written language skills in either Chinese, Arabic or Romanian
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills A thorough understanding of UK and international education systems
Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to time manage and organise work efficiently to meet set targets Experience in a customer service role
Motivated, positive and enthusiastic with a flexible approach Presentation skills
Excellent team working skills
Experiences
Experience of working successfully to deadlines and high quality standards Experience as a teacher or trainer
IT literate, particularly with regard to Word, Excel and data input to information databases IT Literacy in Microsoft PowerPoint and CRM

Applications MUST be submitted in the Europass CV format, with a covering letter and details of two referees to recruitment@naric.org.uk.

Interview Date: Every Thursday from 12th April 2018 onwards
Interview Venue: UK NARIC, Suffolk House, 68-70 Suffolk Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 2ED, UK

Please note:
We do not conduct interviews or selection testing remotely.
Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK.


IT - DEVELOPER ROLE

Organisation: UK NARIC

Location: Cheltenham

Starting Salary: £25-30k per annum (subject to experience)

Hours: 8.30am–5.00pm / 9.00am–5:30pm Full time 37.5 hours

UK NARIC is the UK’s National Agency responsible for providing information and expert advice on international qualifications and skills.

We are looking for an experienced developer to join our IT team in a dynamic and expanding business.

This is a fast paced, technical role in a friendly environment.  As part of the IT team, you will provide: key developmental support to the business; work with internal and external clients to design and implement technical solutions; and front-line technical support for all staff.

Job Role:

Principally, the successful candidate will provide front-line technical support for the business to both internal users and external clients and to assist the IT department in support of the operational and information needs of the business.

Responsibilities:

Principally, as a member of the IT & System Development team within UK NARIC, the successful applicant will be required to:

  • Support the design and development of in-house created IT systems, databases, and online web-based products
  • Meet project goals and specifications in terms of time, cost, and performance
  • Appropriately identify and implement new and relevant technology to deliver project goals
  • Process and respond to internal and external IT requests within defined timeframes

Applicant requirements

  • Excellent team working skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Experience of working in a technical role within a busy office based environment
  • Flexible and adaptable with a proactive and positive attitude
  • Professional, courteous manner
  • Ability to thrive and remain calm, polite and patient in high-pressure situations

Person Specification

Essential Desirable
Qualifications
A degree from a UK University in a relevant discipline, or HND or HNC
Skills/Attributes
Strong technical and development skills in:
- ASP.NET (C#) 4.0 onwards
- SQL server 2012 (strong working knowledge of Transact SQL and use of other RDBMS functions, stored procedures, etc…)
- HTML / CSS, Javascript working knowledge
- Experience in OOP development
Experience in working with:
- MS Dynamics CRM
- MS Exchange 2007 and above
- Active Directory
- Exposure to working with SharePoint
- Knowledge of networks and network topology AJAX
- MVC, jQuery, Bootstrap
Knowledge of database design and usage of both relational and non-relational databases Experience in handling and manipulating large data; merging and filtering of data tables; analysis and reporting of data (SSRS/SAS/SPSS/EXCEL)
Technically minded with strong problem solving & analytical skills
Effective personal time management
Able to organise own workload effectively and prioritise tasks
Able to work closely and communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels
Assertive, professional and credible when liaising with external clients
Experiences
At least 3 years professional experience working in a development role, with proven knowledge and experience of understanding user requirements Windows Server 2008 / 2012

Applications MUST be submitted in the Europass CV format, with a covering letter and details of two referees to recruitment@naric.org.uk.

Interview Date: Every Thursday commencing 26th April 2018.

Interview Venue: UK NARIC, Suffolk House, 68-70 Suffolk House, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. GL50 2ED.

Please note:
We do not conduct interviews or selection testing remotely.
Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK.


IT - SENIOR DEVELOPER ROLE

Organisation: UK NARIC

Location: Cheltenham

Starting Salary: £35-40k per annum (dependent upon experience)

Hours: 8.30am – 5.00pm / 9.00am – 5:30pm Full time 37.5 hours

UK NARIC is the UK’s National Agency responsible for providing information and expert advice on international qualifications and skills.

We are looking for an experienced developer to join our IT team in a dynamic and expanding business.

This is a fast paced, technical role in a friendly environment.  As part of the IT team, you will provide: key developmental support to the business; work with internal and external clients to design and implement technical solutions; and front-line technical support for all staff.

Job Role:

Principally, the successful candidate will provide front-line technical support and guidance for the business to both internal users and external clients and to assist the IT department in support of the operational and information needs of the business.

Responsibilities:

Principally, as a member of the IT & System Development team within UK NARIC, the successful applicant will be required to:

  • Work with the IT & System Development Manager to lead the design and development of in-house created IT systems, databases, and online web-based products
  • Meet project goals and specifications in terms of time, cost, and performance
  • Appropriately identify and implement new and relevant technology to deliver project goals
  • Process and respond to internal and external IT requests within defined timeframes

Applicant requirements

  • Excellent team working skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Experience of working in a technical role within a busy office based environment
  • Flexible and adaptable with a proactive and positive attitude
  • Professional, courteous manner
  • Ability to thrive and remain calm, polite and patient in high-pressure situations

Person Specification

Essential Desirable
Qualifications
A degree from a UK University in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional experience MCSD certification
ISTQB certification (or equivalent)
Skills/Attributes
At least 4 years professional experience working in a development role, with proven knowledge and experience of the commercial software development process and its technologies, along with understanding user requirements Windows Server 2008 / 2012
Strong technical and development skills in:
- ASP.NET (C#) 4.0 onwards
- SQL server 2012 (strong working knowledge of Transact SQL and use of other RDBMS functions, stored procedures, optimisation, etc…)
- HTML / CSS, Javascript working knowledge
- Experience in OOP development
- Experience in working with MS Dynamics CRM
Experience in working with:
- MS Dynamics CRM
- MS Exchange 2007 and above
- Active Directory
- Exposure to working with SharePoint
- Knowledge of networks and network topology AJAX
- MVC, jQuery, Bootstrap
Effective personal time management
Able to organise own workload effectively and prioritise tasks
Able to work closely and communicate effectively with colleagues at all levels
Technically minded with strong problem solving & analytical skills
Assertive, professional and credible when liaising with external clients
Experiences
Knowledge of database design and usage of both relational and non-relational databases Experience in handling and manipulating large data; merging and filtering of data tables; analysis and reporting of data (SSRS/SAS/SPSS/EXCEL)
Experience in development project management

Applications MUST be submitted in the Europass CV format, with a covering letter and details of two referees to recruitment@naric.org.uk.

Interview Date: every Thursday commencing 26th April 2018

Interview Venue: UK NARIC, Suffolk House, 68-70 Suffolk House, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. GL50 2ED.

Please note:
We do not conduct interviews or selection testing remotely.
Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK.


GRADUATE INFORMATION ADVISER

Organisation: UK NARIC

Location: Cheltenham

Starting Salary: Starting salary £18k - £20k

Hours: 8.30am–5.00pm full time 37.5 hours

UK NARIC is the UK’s National Agency responsible for providing information and expert advice on international qualifications and skills.  Do you have what it takes to work in a challenging and busy environment, dealing with international enquiries and helping people hoping to fulfil their academic and occupational ambitions?  If so, we would like to hear from you as we have vacancies for Information Advisers to join the UK NARIC team.

Job Role:

This is a fast paced, outward facing role in a friendly and dynamic office.  As part of the front desk team, you will provide key administrative support, answer queries received from around the world in writing and over the telephone, and complete initial checks on new applications.

Responsibilities:

Principally, as a member of the Enquiries Service Centre team within the UK NARIC Information Services Group, the successful applicant will be required to:

  • Take and manage a high volume of incoming telephone calls from people and organisations worldwide
  • Respond within service level agreements to written enquiries from people and organisations worldwide
  • Deal with incoming / outgoing post
  • Log enquiries in a records database
  • Ensure payments from customers are logged and sent for processing
  • Process and respond to enquiries within expected timeframes
  • Provide general administrative support
  • Occasional opportunities to represent the company at external events

Applicant requirements

  • Excellent team working skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Experience of working in a busy office based environment
  • Flexible and adaptable with a positive attitude
  • Professional, courteous
  • Ability to thrive and remain calm, polite and patient under pressure

Person Specification

Essential Desirable
Qualifications
A UK Bachelor Degree
Skills/Attributes
Enthusiasm, efficiency and the ability to work successfully and supportively as part of a busy team
Very good organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail
Fluent verbal and written English Language skills, minimum IELTS 6.6 Foreign language competency
Ability to multi-task and to remain calm, patient and polite under pressure
Able to consistently produce high quality work to the service standards and targets set
IT literate – particularly with regard to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and data input to information databases Experience of using CRM Systems
Experiences
A minimum of one years’ experience in a call centre or similar customer service environment dealing with high volumes of inbound calls
Proven experience in an administrative processing role in a similar environment

Applications MUST be submitted in the Europass CV format, with a covering letter and details of two referees to recruitment@naric.org.uk.

Interview Date:  To be advised - various dates available

Interview Venue: UK NARIC, 68-70 Suffolk House, Suffolk Road, Cheltenham, Glos. GL50 2ED

Please note:
We do not conduct interviews or selection testing remotely.
Applicants MUST hold a current permit or visa showing their right to work and reside in the UK.


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