Business Operations Administrator
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
Country / Territory
Global Estates
Job Category
Administration, PA & Secretarial
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Job Title: Business Operations Administrator Department: Business Operations Location: Algiers - Algeria Contract Duration: 1-year Fixed Term contract with renewable option Number of Posts: 1 Post Grade: H - PB4 Salary: 78,000 DZ/month Closing date: 15 December 2019

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.


Role purpose:


To support the business operations administration function. Maintains systems, processes, documentation, assists with internal enquiries and preparing management information reports for multiple functions depending on size / SBU’s within country. The role will contribute to the achievement of British Council corporate standards and meet relevant polices / procedures.


To be a pro-active member of the business operations team, and depending on the size of the country, may manage a small team. Work as part of an efficient and effective team to support the business in achieving objectives. The role will ensure that team performance adds value to the delivery of objectives and to ensure that all risks, and compliance and business continuity matters are identified and monitored.


To support business operations management in the delivery of new initiatives and change programmes.


Main opportunities/challenges for this role:

The Business Operations function has undergone a significant restructure to position it more effectively to support the rapidly changing needs of the British Council. With this, a vital part of this role is to adapt and embed new practices and processes that may rise from the change.

The business administration assistant role will require adaptability and durability to change and will often support management in the delivery of change.

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Role Profile
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British Council Core Skills


Equality Statement:

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.

Child Protection:

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matter - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.