Head of Education and Culture
Region
European Union
Country / Territory
Portugal
Location
Lisbon
Department
Education & Society
Job Category
Education (non-teaching)
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade F
Vacancy Description
The British Council in Portugal is recruiting for the role of Head of Education and Culture, this is a locally appointed role on a 'Comissão de Serviço' to join the team in mid-september/early october. Applicant must have the right to work in the EU.
 
Details
The British Council in Portugal is recruiting for the role of Head of Education and Culture, this is a locally appointed role on a 'Comissão de Serviço' to join the team in mid-september/early october.

The purpose of this role is to:
• To provide leadership of the British Council’s Education (Higher Education and Schools) strategic business area (SBU) in Portugal; to ensure implementation of and contribution to the EU regional strategy. 
• To further develop education connections in Portugal for and with the UK. 
• To lead on business development for the Education SBU in Portugal, identify, develop and manage the delivery of funded partnerships, projects and programmes.
• To grow Portugal/UK networks, partnerships and mobility in HE, including through securing Portuguese participation in multilateral policy dialogues, research and conferences.
• To work as a member of the regional Education team, contributing insights from Portugal to build a regional education portfolio that meets demand from Portugal.
• As a member of the Portugal Country Leadership team, represent and contribute to the success of the British Council’s work in Portugal overall.
• To amplify Arts and Culture Initiatives with support from Madrid office.


Role Profile.pdf

BC Behaviours.pdf

BC Core Skills.pdf



The deadline for the applications is 31 of August 2019.


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