Become a CIPS Assessor

CIPS review its on-going resource requirements for assessment delivery regularly  and recruit and train Assessment Consultants as appropriate with its requirements.

A pre-requisite to become a CIPS assessor is current MCIPS and up-to-date CPD. Assessment consultants are required to formally record their CPD activity and to provide this record to CIPS annually. As a minimum, assessment consultants are expected to undertake 30 hours learning in relation to the topics covered within the CIPS Global Standard, this should include the CIPS ethics test. CIPS requires that assessors undertake CPD  in order to keep up-to-date and be able to respond competently to changes in the business environment, organisational requirements or client needs. Details of the CPD requirements for members are detailed on the CIPS website.

We are now seeking to appoint the following roles:

    Become a CIPS Corporate Award Programme Assessor (UK ONLY)

    As CIPS embarks on an exciting venture to increase our offering of online assessments we are seeking to expand our team of Corporate Award Programme assessors. This is an excellent opportunity for procurement professionals to become more involved with the Institute and to expand their expertise to support the profession.

    We are seeking to recruit procurement experts, with practitioner experience, to mark assignment submissions and provide individual candidate feedback. Assessors will be required to mark for both the practitioner and advanced practitioner levels, offered under this programme. It is essential that assessors hold current MCIPS/ FCIPS designation and chartered status.

    Responsibilities of a CIPS Corporate Award Programme Assessor: (download full job description)

    • Marking allocated assignment submissions against the assessment marking criteria and in accordance with standardised approach for the CAP modules and CIPS marking procedures, guidance and SLA’s
    • Writing high quality candidate feedback reports based on each assignment submission against the assignment requirement, assessment criteria and candidate assessment guidance material.

    The work is provided on a consultancy basis and is paid per assignment submission marked, on acceptance by the Moderator. CIPS Corporate Award Programme runs constantly through the year and each cohort usually contains a maximum of 20 candidates. Marking is offered per cohort on a monthly basis.

    To find out more about the role please contact Assessment Standards Lead Clare Rippin on 01780 761556. Please apply for the position by email, with a current CV and a covering letter, to The closing date for this opportunity is 01st August 2019.

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