Education & Society Projects Manager, Nicosia, Cyprus
European Union
Country / Territory
Education & Society
Job Category
Project Management
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade G
Vacancy Description
Pay band 6 – Local Grade G /gross salary 30000 euro per annum / 18 motnhs fixed term contract with possibility of extension (February 2020 – August 2021) / advertised internally and externally and open to all staff / The post holder should have the right to work in Cyprus
British Council is recruiting a Manager for the management and delivery of projects in the field of Education, Society, Youth and Social Enterprise funded by the EU, corporates and foundations. S/he will gain a track record in developing and delivering projects and will work within the EU region Education & Society Leadership and the EU Affairs teams.

The post holder will initially manage a new EU funded project in the field of Youth and Social Enterprise/Cooperatives and will work on positioning and pursuing new opportunities in Cyprus.

We are looking for an aspiring, enthusiastic and experienced professional, capable of developing and managing projects and relationships.   

Applicants should have a university degree in Education, Social Studies, Humanities, Business, European & International Policies (or any other related field), at least three years of experience in project management, building partnerships and securing funding, very good level of English (B2) and native speaker in Greek.   Applicants need to have a pre-existing right to live and work in the EU.

For further information about the job please contact Maria Nomikou

Contract Start date: end of February 2020 (exact date to be confirmed)

Closing date for applications: 22 January 2020, 23:59 UK time

Interviews: Interviews will take place on 3 and 4 February 2020

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The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.