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Social Enterprise - Programme Co-Ordinator.
Country / Territory
Based in UK: Location negotiable
Based in UK: Location negotiable
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 6
Vacancy Description
2 Year Fixed Term Contract. Based from any UK office (London, Cardiff, Manchester, Edinburgh or Belfast). Payband 6 (£19,760 per annum). Candidates must have the legal right to work in the UK at the time of applying. Closing date is 9th December 2018 at 23:59.

Social Enterprise - Programme Co-Ordinator

The Opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity to support all aspects of the work of the Social Enterprise team within Arts and is the first point of contact for their stakeholders in the UK.    There will also be project assistance and professional sector liaison, making efficient use of processes and systems and to ensure the smooth running and satisfactory delivery of the Social Enterprise team’s work.                                                

The main areas of focus for the role are, but are not limited to, are: 

Programme and Team administrative support -  Supports implementation of an agreed set of project or programme activities (including, research, planning, partner liaison and logistics) to ensure these are delivered to time, budget and quality 

Customer / market focus -  Take responsibility for responding knowledgeably and professionally to enquiries about the British Council’s Social Enterprise work within the Arts sector to ensure a high quality customer experience and maintain the team’s reputation internally and externally.

Relationship and Stakeholder management -  Develops good working relationships with appropriate colleagues throughout the British Council.

Financial and contract management support -  Administers British Council financial processes and procedures to enable effective budget and resource management for the team, e.g. finance and business system.

What we require of the successful candidate

Experience of financial procedures.

Experience of office administration such as organising travel, finance, events and diary management of the team. 

Having a knowledge of and interest in the UK's Social Enterprise movement. 

If you would to learn more, please see the role profile below:

If you are interested in the post and feel that you are suitable for the role, then we would really like to hear from you. 

Please apply by 9th December 2018 at 23:59 UK Time.

Interviews are planned for the week commencing 17th December 2018. 

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. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.