Senior Internal Communications Manager MENA
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
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Locally appointed Grade F
Vacancy Description
Contract Duration: Indefinite Location: Beirut, Lebanon Pay Band 7/F (Locally appointed) Salary: 3,806,921 LBP (including transport) / medical insurance Closing Date: 20 February 2019
Role Purpose

The British Council MENA is looking for a talented, motivated, collaborative and creative communications professional to lead the delivery of an internal communications strategy for the MENA region, acting as a point of contract for all internal and change communications activities.

The individual suitable for the role must display a passion for employee communication, be self-confident and enthusiastic, with a proactive and flexible style and approach. They must have the ability to develop new approaches to meet changing needs and to work in a fast-changing, quick paced work environment. 

You will work alongside the Senior Communication Manager and the senior leadership team of the British Council in MENA region to develop internal communication strategy that supports the region’s vision and drives organizational performance. You will support our leadership team and respond to the needs of staff, as well as managing change effectively. 

Function Overview

The British Council MENA Marketing and Communication team, in which this role will be based, is responsible for the strategic leadership and planning of region wide marketing and communication activity across 17 countries.

With over 1,600 employees the workforce is extremely diverse and operates across a variety of sectors. These include services in English language teaching and internationally recognised qualifications; through to arts, education development and skills and society and community cohesion work. 

The British Council has been in the Middle East and North Africa region for nearly 80 years, sharing the UK’s language, education and culture. Through this work, the British Council has been able to create life changing opportunities for millions of people across the region. Helping them learn new skills, create connections with people in the UK and worldwide, and grow trust between each other. 

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 the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work with 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. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

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Additional Information:
  • No mobility/relocation packages will be provided for applicants outside Lebanon
  • If you are interested in this role, kindly submit your application by 20 February 2019

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 try and 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.