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Main purpose of the job:
The role will involve a wide range of activities including, but not limited to: working with the Research Manager and wider R&D Team on the recruitment of a normative sample; recruitment of psychology and allied health professionals as examiners for the standardisation phase of projects and managing their project-related data collection activities; ongoing project database management; and general administrative support surrounding the research projects.
Support standardisation projects in the development of key Pearson Clinical products. This will focus on recruitment and management of the project samples.
Support the provision of training and management of examiners involved in standardisation projects.
Manage administrative tasks associated with standardisation projects.
Administer assessments for standardisation projects (after full training) as needed.
Manage and regularly maintain project databases to a high standard for the duration of the project.
Active involvement in the recruitment of standardisation samples
Conduct regular updates for project team on key performance indicators for standardisation projects.
Contribute to the Research and Development team towards product improvement and development through the sharing of ideas or insights.
Support the implementation of current best practice in developing Psychology assessment products and comply with the BPS code of conduct.
Continuously develop own skills and knowledge and keep abreast of developments within the area of product development in assessment and other areas as required.
Good organisational, planning and time management skills
Conscientious and committed to delivering high quality work
Able to solve problems and create successful solutions
Knowledge of Psychometric testing
Good working knowledge of statistics, including the use of SPSS and Excel
Knowledge of PRINCE2 project management methodology an asset but not essential
Knowledge of psychometric principles
Able to build and maintain strong working relationships
Self motivated and able to work independently
Able to work from central London offices of Pearson UK OR Pearson offices in Oxford UK.
Able to travel to UK destinations for work purposes on occasion as needed (not central to the role).
Essential qualifications and experiences:
Educated degree level in Psychology or another related subject, ideally with specialty in/knowledge of psychometrics or educational assessment
Experience working on research projects involving data collection and management of data sample
Experience in the area of the use and development of psychometric instruments and assessment tools.
Primary Location: GB-GB-London
Other Locations GB-GB-Oxford
Work Locations: GB-London-80 Strand 80 Strand London WC2R 0RL
Job: Professional Development
Organization: Assessments Clinical
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Aug 8, 2018
Job Unposting: Aug 22, 2018
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1811384
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