The roles 

  • CITP

    3 roles:

    • Lead Interviewer
    • 2nd Generalist interviewer
    • Initial Reviewer

    Requirement to apply for this role 

    • CITP with Certificate of Current Competence (CCC) for Lead Interviewer role
    • CITP without CCC for 2nd Generalist Interviewer and Initial Reviewer roles

    If you are interested in finding out more about gaining CITP with the Certificate of Current Competence which enables you to fulfil the Lead Assessor role, follow this link: Chartered IT Professional

    If you hold the previous CITP standard without Certificate of Current Competence, please email customerservice@hq.bcs.org.uk for details of how to apply for the latest standard.

    Experience & skill set

    You will typically be an experienced people manager, practised at interviewing techniques, appraisals and recruitment. You will have a commitment to your profession, perhaps a natural mentor or coach, and will have well developed behavioural, communication and inter-personal skills.

    You will possess good organisational and time management skills.

    You will be assessed against each of the criteria below as to how you meet the requirements of the assessor role:

    • Professional scope
    • People Management
    • Motivation
    • Capacity to perform the role

    A familiarity with remote on-line software suites would be beneficial however is not mandatory as full training is provided.

    Role summary

    Interviews:
    Time allocated to each interview = 2 hours
    Ideally 1-3 online interviews per month.

    Written submission assessments:
    1 to 4 application reviews per week dictated by your availability.

    Webcam, headset and Flash required.

    Documentation Reviews:
    The other element of the assessor role is application / documentation reviews which are carried out remotely.

    Telephone Discussions:
    From time to time assessors are required to carry out telephone discussions with applicants and / or supporters to clarify specific points around their application.

    Why become a BCS Assessor | Training and support | Apply

  • Engineering Council

    Assesses for Chartered Engineer and Incorporated Engineer.

    2 roles:

    • Application reviewer: synopsis and technical reports
    • Interviewer

    Requirement to apply for this role

    • CEng - registration held with BCS

    Experience & skill set

    You will typically be an experienced people manager, practised at interviewing techniques, appraisals and recruitment. You will have a commitment to your profession, perhaps a natural mentor or coach, and will have well developed behavioural, communication and inter-personal skills.

    You will possess good organisational and time management skills.

    You will be assessed against each of the criteria below as to how you meet the requirements of the assessor role:

    • Professional scope
    • People Management
    • Motivation
    • Capacity to perform the role

    A familiarity with remote on-line software suites would be beneficial however is not mandatory as full training is provided.

    Role summary

    Interviews:
    Time allocated to each interview = 2 hours
    Ideally 1-3 online interviews per month.

    Written submission assessments:
    1 to 4 application reviews per week dictated by your availability.

    Webcam, headset and Flash required.

    Documentation Reviews:
    The other element of the assessor role is application / documentation reviews which are carried out remotely.

    Telephone Discussions:
    From time to time assessors are required to carry out telephone discussions with applicants and / or supporters to clarify specific points around their application.

    Why become a BCS Assessor | Training and support | Apply

  • Fellowship

    Assesses for FBCS.

    2 roles:

    • Application reviewer
    • Interviewer

    Requirement to apply for this role:

    • FBCS

    Experience & skill set

    You will typically be an experienced people manager, practised at interviewing techniques, appraisals and recruitment. You will have a commitment to your profession, perhaps a natural mentor or coach, and will have well developed behavioural, communication and inter-personal skills.

    You will possess good organisational and time management skills.

    You will be assessed against each of the criteria below as to how you meet the requirements of the assessor role:

    • Professional scope
    • People Management
    • Motivation
    • Capacity to perform the role

    A familiarity with remote on-line software suites would be beneficial however is not mandatory as full training is provided.

    Role summary

    Interviews:
    Time allocated to each interview = 2 hours
    Ideally 1-3 online interviews per month.

    Written submission assessments:
    1 to 4 application reviews per week dictated by your availability.

    Webcam, headset and Flash required.

    Documentation Reviews:
    The other element of the assessor role is application / documentation reviews which are carried out remotely.

    Telephone Discussions:
    From time to time assessors are required to carry out telephone discussions with applicants and / or supporters to clarify specific points around their application.

    Why become a BCS Assessor | Training and support | Apply

  • CCP Scheme

    Assesses for CCP scheme

    This is a commercial scheme and as such a fee will be paid per written submission assessment and interview. You will be required to sign (1) an assessor agreement with BCS, (2) an NDA and (3) a DOI. The fees payable can be requested upon application.

    3 roles:

    • Written submission assessments reviewer IA specialist
    • Written submission assessments reviewer SFIA specialist
    • Interviewer IA specialist / SFIA specialist

      • You may meet the requirements for both the IA and SFIA specialist roles above, however SFIA training can be provided

    Requirements for the role

    • BCS CCP registered. Apply online
    • SFIA knowledge (training will be provided)

    Experience and skill set

    For the interview role: You will typically be an experienced people manager, practised at interviewing techniques, appraisals and recruitment. You will have a commitment to your profession, perhaps a natural mentor or coach, and will have well developed behavioural, communication and inter-personal skills.

    For the reviewer role: You will typically have been practising for at least 3 years in your specialism.

    You will possess good organisational and time management skills.

    You will be assessed against each of the criteria below as to how you meet the requirements of the assessor role:

    • Professional scope
    • People Management
    • Motivation
    • Capacity to perform the role

    A familiarity with remote online software suites would be beneficial however is not mandatory as full training is provided.

    Role summary

    • Interviews:
      Time allocated to each interview 1-2 hours (will usually take place online using remote software but may be face to face at our London office if required). Webcam, headset and Flash required.
    • Written submission assessments:
      Max 3 to 4 application reviews per week dictated by your availability.

    To apply for this role, please email us at processing@bcs.uk with a copy of your CV and a brief summary in response to the following 3 questions:

    1. Why you would like to become an assessor
    2. What relevant experience you have that you can bring to the role
    3. How you would fit the assessor role into your existing commitments

    Your application will be reviewed by a Selection Committee and if approved you will be invited to undertake our training programme which, if successfully completed will qualify you as an Approved Assessor.

  • Fed-IP

    The standards for Fed-IP registration have been developed and will be presented to the Fed-IP Registration and Standards Committee for ratification on 18 October 2017. Approval at the RSC will see the standards and register launched as of January 2018 and in order to deliver against this deadline requires a Pool of assessors capable of making judgements against these standards. Consequently, BCS needs to acquire and develop a pool of assessors for Fed-IP Registration assessments.

    Requirement to apply for this role

    Applications will be considered from BCS members at Professional membership level and above.

    Experience and skill set

    ESSENTIAL: Experienced within a Health and Care Informatics role. You will have a commitment to your profession, perhaps a natural mentor or coach, and will have well developed behavioural, communication and inter-personal skills.

    DESIRABLE: Practiced at interviewing techniques, appraisals and recruitment. You will possess good organisational and time management skills.

    Information to be provided with applications

    Volunteers are requested to provide the following information:

    1. A Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    2. A short statement as to why they would wish to be an assessor.
    3. Any experience they may have with assessment (interviewing skills, performance reviews etc..).

    Role summary

    Documentation reviews:
    The main element of the assessor role is application / documentation reviews which are carried out remotely.

    Interview / telephone discussions:
    From time to time assessors are required to carry out telephone discussions or interviews with applicants and / or supporters to clarify specific points around their application.

    To apply for this role

    Please email us at processing@bcs.uk with a copy of your CV

    Your application will be reviewed, and if approved you will be invited to undertake our online training which will take approximately 30-45 minutes. Completion of the training will qualify you to begin assessing Fed-IP applications.