Cambridge Assessment

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Cambridge Assessment are responsible for designing and delivering assessments to more than 8 million learners in more than 170 countries. They operate three exam boards and have the largest research capability of its kind. Their purpose is to help learners demonstrate and fulfil their potential. They care about making a difference for every learner. As a department of the University of Cambridge with more than 160 years of expertise, the 2,500 strong global team has unrivalled depth of experience in national education systems, international education and English language learning. They support and learn from teachers, schools and governments, working towards shaping education and creating a confident future for learners. The Group Chief Executive Saul Nassé heads up the Corporate Board, which comprises of group directors from across the organisation, including the Chief Executive Officers of their exam boards.

Featured Workplace Factors

My Company

71% of staff agreed

This organisation is run on strong values / principles

In 2017, they introduced Special Thanks and Recognition (STAR) Awards across the group. The awards are designed to recognise and reward individuals who demonstrate one-off, above-and-beyond performance while modelling Cambridge Assessment values. Award winners receive a £50 voucher.

Giving Something Back

61% of staff agreed

I am happy with the pay and benefits I receive in this job

Their ‘Inspiring Leaders' development programme uses scenario-based simulation activity to give participants the opportunity to undertake a lifelike business challenge. As part of this, they spend half a day giving and receiving feedback.

My Team

74% of staff agreed

The experience I gain from this job is valuable for my future

Their ‘Inspiring Leaders' development programme uses scenario-based simulation activity to give participants the opportunity to undertake a lifelike business challenge. As part of this, they spend half a day giving and receiving feedback.

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Holidays

Companies offering a minimum of 26 days annual leave to all employees.

Maternity

Companies offering at least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative.

Pensions

Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%.

Women in Senior Management

At least 40% of senior managers are women.

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