Examinations Analyst

  • Location : London
  • Status : Full-Time, Permanent Contract
  • Salary : £33,334-£36,722 per annum
  • Closing date : 30/11/2023
  • Interview date : 08/12/2023

About the role

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is looking to hire to a newly created position of Examinations Analyst within the Examinations team.

The Examinations Analyst is an important role at the College as you play a critical role in successfully analysing, reporting and compiling examination results, while also implementing and delivering standard setting processes and procedures associated the Membership examinations (MRCPsych). Further development will be provided with creating, validating and maintaining new and existing examination and assessment tools.

As the Examinations Analyst, you will calculate and set MRCPsych pass marks, perform quality assurance on exam output and administer standard setting meeting. You will be joining a very busy team and whilst it has a broad range of operational and development tasks, you will have a large degree of autonomy and the opportunity to improve processes, as well as developing professionally.

Reporting to the psychometrician, you will conduct routine analysis of MRCPsych examinations, which are run multiple times a year. You will collaborate and assist in identifying areas for change and development within examination and assessment processes, alongside the Examination Team, and evaluate and develop new and processes.

About you

Degree qualified or with relevant professional experience, you will have an in-depth understanding of techniques and theories used in undertaking statistical analysis.

This is an exciting analytical role and would suit someone who enjoys conducting statistical analysis, with an interest in assessment, standard setting and quality assurance.

Knowledge or an interest in medical education and familiarity with its terminology and an understanding of EDI issues and best practices is desirable.

The College values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, reflecting the population it serves.

We are committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.  We aim to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.

We will provide appropriate reasonable adjustments for candidates who may have a disability.

We only recruit the best and in return for your commitment, the College offers an attractive salary and benefits.

We operate a hybrid working model of on-site and working from home/remote, which helps to ensure a flexible work life balance.

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How to apply

For more information and instructions on how to apply, please download the following documents:

We welcome applications from all sections of the Community. 

Closing date: Thursday 30 November 2023 at 10am

Interview date:

  • Friday 8 December 2023 (via Microsoft Teams)

The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Charity registration no. 228636

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