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EU School Programme - Project Manager
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
Country / Territory
Education & Society
Job Category
Project Management
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade G
Vacancy Description
Contract Type: Fixed term 20 months Location: Baghdad, Iraq Pay Band G/6 Salary: 2041 USD / medical insurance / annual leave Closing date: 8 December 2018
Role Purpose

To support the deputy programme director in the delivery of a large scale education programme through leading in the delivery of activities under programme components in accordance with the contractual funding agreement, technical proposal, logical framework analysis, budget, timeline and British Council’s policies and procedures. 

The programme’s main objectives include:
  • Increasing enrolment rates by analysing the main causes of low enrolment and developing strategies to address the differential rates. ( Component 1)
  • Raising the quality of education at primary and secondary school level by building capacity to enhance the curriculum, particularly in the area of human science and peace education, and to support children with particular needs, including those with disabilities, children with special needs, IDPs, refugees, education for children with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).(Component 2)
  • Increasing access to education for children with disabilities through the collection of baseline data, updating legislation and the curriculum, capacity building and awareness-raising.( Component 3)
  • Raising the quality of education through enhanced quality assurance of schools against standards. (Component 4)

The British Council is recruiting this post to resource The EC school funded programme “ Capacity Building in Primary and Secondary Education “.

Function Overview

The programme is currently focusing on limited number of provinces under the Access components but already extended to all over Iraq under component 4, the post holder will be asked to manage and deliver work across all over the country and as needed 

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If you are interested in this vacancy, kindly submit your application by 8 December 2018

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