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Teacher Resources Senior Production Manager

Teacher Resources Senior Production Manager

Posted 2 September by Cambridge Assessment
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Job Title: Teacher Resources Senior Production Manager

Contract: Full-Time, Permanent

Salary: £37,800 - £51,000

Location: Coventry

Previous applicants need not apply

What it’s about

Our Product directorate is responsible for determining OCR’s product offering to the market; General Qualifications, Vocational Qualifications and Supporting Materials & Services.

The Product Support Department’s function is to define and manage the delivery of a programme of support services & materials; training packages, electronic and published media, that balances cost and quality, and adds strategic and commercial value; as well as a differentiated offering, to OCR’s products.

What you’ll be doing

The Senior Production Manager will drive and motivate the production team, ensuring the quality and timely production of high volumes of materials, from the receipt of draft content through to final production. A key priority will be to identify ways to contribute to commercial efficiency and drive quality improvements in the resources that are produced.

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for a Senior Production Manager to provide leadership and management to a team responsible for the production and delivery of high-quality teaching and learning resources, both print and digital, and CPD training materials.

We are looking for someone with demonstrable experience of managing a team in the production of electronic and printed media and training materials. It is essential that you are innovative, collaborative, commercially focused and resilient.


  • Numeracy and Literacy skills
  • Project or Programme Management (desirable)


  • Team leadership
  • Managing and influencing non-reports
  • Project or programme management
  • Clear thinking
  • Problem-solving
  • Prioritisation
  • Interpreting and responding to changing business demands
  • Reporting and planning (financial and non-financial)


  • Project or programme management
  • Leading a team of Project Managers (preferably within the education sector)
  • Leading a team of publishing production and/or commissioning managers (desirable)
  • Managing 3rd parties


  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to work constructively with others
  • Flexible attitude towards tasks and taking on new tasks
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Resilient, motivated and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work autonomously and also as part of a senior team

Who we are

OCR (Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations) is a leading UK exam board. We provide qualifications which engage people of all ages and abilities at school, college, in work or through part time learning programmes. Our general and vocational qualifications equip learners with the knowledge and skills they need for their future, helping them achieve their full potential.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.

Work/life balance is important to us here at Cambridge Assessment, and we offer colleagues a range of flexible working options which suit both the business and the employee. Please let us know of flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 02 September 2018.

We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches leads to innovation and creates an atmosphere where everyone’s contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

In this spirit of transparency, if you’re successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.

Reference: 35887103

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