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Project Officer (Temporary) - Mozambique
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Job Category
Project Management
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Pay band: 4/H (Locally engaged contract) Post Duration: 2 Months Fixed Term Contract Eligibility: Existing legal status to live and work in Mozambique / Location: Mozambique/ Maputo/ Deadline for application: 15 February 2020 (23:59 UK Time).
The British Council in Mozambique has a 2 Months Fixed Term Contract opportunity for an experienced Project Officer (Temporary). The successful candidate will assist the Country Projects Manager to achieve the Mozambique Country Plan and related Regional and Global objectives through the planning, management, delivery and evaluation of country, Regional and global products and services.

The post holder will be based in Mozambique/ Maputo.

The Role:
Project Officer (Temporary) - Mozambique (Fixed Term Contract)

The Opportunity:

The post holder is expected to support project activities in any of the British Council’s core areas of Education & Society, Arts, and English and to work with other initiatives to support UK strategic objectives.

What we require of the successful candidate:
  • Be able to speak and understand English and Mozambique languages
  • First degree
  • Previous work experience in projects in Education & Society, Arts or English

Please refer to the role profile for more information on the role responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification.

Please follow the links for relevant document to support your application:

Project Officer (Temporary) - Mozambique.pdf

British Council Behaviours.pdf

British Council Core Skills.pdf

Closing date for applications is 15 February 2020 (23:59 UK time)

Note that you should only fill out the application after thoroughly reading through the ROLE PROFILE & GUIDANCE NOTES.

Due to the critical nature of this role, candidates who do not align their work experience and skills with the Role Profile and Guidance Notes will not be shortlisted.

About us:

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.  We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work in over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society.  Each year we reach over 20 million people face to face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications.

Our Equality Commitment:

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the 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.