Senior Recognitions Manager, Pakistan


Pakistan - Lahore, PK

Category:  Assessment and Research

Job Title:        Recognition Manager, Pakistan

Contract:        Full time, Permanent 

Salary:            Competitive

Location:        Islamabad or Lahore


The Organisation

Cambridge International prepares school students for life, helping them develop an informed curiosity and a lasting passion for learning. We are part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. Our international qualifications are recognised by the world’s best universities and employers, giving students a wide range of options in their education and career.


As a not-for-profit organisation, we devote our resources to delivering high-quality educational programmes that can unlock learners’ potential. This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader in a new and important role.


Cambridge Assessment Pakistan (Private) Ltd. is a subsidiary of Cambridge Assessment Overseas Ltd., which is a subsidiary of the Cambridge Assessment Group.



The Team

We are a strong team of 12 experienced, diligent, and supportive individuals based in offices across Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore. We work collaboratively across the country to achieve high quality support to our schools and teachers so that they can provide excellent teaching and learning in classrooms.


The Role

We are looking for a Recognition Manager, Pakistan to be responsible for the recognition of Cambridge International Qualifications (mainly O Level/ IGCSE, AS and A Levels) and to raise the profile of Cambridge International with higher education institutions, government, and other stakeholders in Pakistan.

What you’ll be doing

You will be part of a team whose role is to strengthen recognition and equivalence for Cambridge International in Pakistan. The role will be varied and will include:

Gaining/improving university recognition and raising the Cambridge profile (ensuring personnel are familiar with Cambridge qualifications) in the higher education sector in Pakistan.


Developing recognitions materials to support country strategies that are designed to improve university admissions for Cambridge’s qualifications in Pakistan and abroad.

Building relationships with key stakeholder groups such as IBCC, HEC, Federal and Provincial Education Ministries, government /private universities and Higher Education Institutions and other professional bodies.


Representing Cambridge at conferences and exhibitions in the country and liaising with a variety of key stakeholder groups by presenting on Cambridge qualifications and recognition.

Researching and keeping abreast of Pakistan education policies to identify and resolve issues in progression such as equivalent formula, timing of results, additional information on marks required, etc.

With Pakistan team, ensuring universities in Pakistan include Cambridge qualifications in their admission requirements as well as Cambridge schools in the country are aware of local and international university admission requirements and advise accordingly.


With the Pakistan team, ensuring Cambridge qualifications can be appropriately substituted for national provision with clear statements of equivalence liaising as appropriate with IBCC, HEC, HEIs, relevant ministries, government and other regulatory bodies.


Find innovative ways to communicate with parents and students, including guidance on selecting subjects at A Level, choosing a university, and progression options for their children both in Pakistan and abroad.


Ensuring that recognition related information is included in all marketing material and customer engagement points, including campaigns, orientation meetings and events.

Resolving individual issues and answer queries relating to progression in Pakistan.


What we’re looking for

You must be educated to degree level. You will have knowledge of Cambridge International programmes, and the overall education environment in Pakistan. Knowledge of international education environment, particularly, in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and Europe will be an added advantage.


You have the ability to influence and to negotiate with key stakeholders and an extended experience of external relationships. You have excellent interpersonal, diplomacy and communication skills.


You will have the capacity to work independently with minimum supervision to complete tasks/projects on time and at the same time and when relevant, to work in close collaboration with colleagues from different parts of the organization to help drive success.


By joining the team, you will be contributing to the success of Cambridge International.


Required Skills:

  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities, to influence, and to negotiate at a senior level with key stakeholders
  • Ability to be a team player, building relationship with the Pakistan team but also with other regions as well as in the UK
  • Problem solving skills
  • Confident communication and presentation skills
  • Good computer skills


If you are up for the challenge, we welcome an application to join us on our journey to provide excellence in education, a forward-thinking organisation with excellent benefits in addition to the salary.

The University of Cambridge will be bringing together its publishing and assessment operations to create a single organisation from 1 August 2021. Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Assessment publish and create world-leading content and examinations that are used across more than 170 countries.


The move is in response to a growing desire from learners, teachers and researchers to engage with Cambridge in a joined up digital way, and the demand for innovative products that combine expertise in learning and assessment. The new organisation will have the capabilities to provide world leading assessment, learning and academic research offerings globally, under the Cambridge brand and backed by first class teaching and research departments.


We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches lead to innovation and create 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.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 21/04/2021 and interview  dates are to be confirmed.

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.



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