Administrative Assistant - Brazil
Region
Americas
Country / Territory
Brazil
Location
Sao Paulo
Department
Business Support Services
Job Category
Facilities
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade J
Vacancy Description
Pay Band: J / Location: Sao Paulo / Contract: Indefinite / Monthly Salary: R$ 3089,00 / Post holder must already have the right to work in Brazil.
 
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ABOUT THE JOB 

As our next Administrative Assistant you will provide administrative clerical support to business support team activities and across all offices, ensuring smooth running of British Council activities and processes comply with corporate policies and local legislations.

WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE 
You should have experience in administrative or customer services area and be fluent in Portuguese both written and spoken.

ABOUT YOUR BEHAVIOURS OR COMPETENCIES  
As we all know, performing successfully in a post requires more than a suitable academic and working background, therefore, we are looking for you to demonstrate the behaviours (competencies) that are key to our organisation, such as: Making it happen, Working together, Being accountable, Shaping the future, Connecting with others, Creating shared purpose. 

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY? 
Because you will be joining 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.

Brazil is the largest country in Latin America with a population of more than 200 million. As one of the BRICS it is an emerging economy with a growing international profile. The Brazil operation is currently run from two offices (Rio and Sao Paulo).

The administrative assistant post is part of the Business Support Services team and is expected to actively provide administrative support to the Brazil operation, complying with corporate and local statutory requirements. The British Council’s diversity policies and framework of values – integrity, professionalism, creativity, valuing people and mutually – are embedded in all our work and behaviours.


WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?  
Role Profile Administrative Assistant
British Council Behaviours
British Council Core Skills

HOW TO APPLY?  
Click on the apply button and follow the instructions. 

WHAT IS YOUR DEADLINE?
If you are interested, please make sure to apply before closing date: November 11, 2019 at 23:59 UK time.

HOW LONG DOES THIS PROCESS TAKE?  
After reviewing applications, you can be shortlisted for an interview or not, in either case we will notify you.  After the 1st interview, there could be a second interview stage or assessment. Once that is done, the panel makes a decision, we run a reference check process and then an offer is extended. In every stage we provide feedback via e-mail. Thanks so much for your patience!    

ABOUT US  
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. 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.   

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

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989.  

British Council does not require any kind of payment for our recruitment processes.  All of our vacancies are posted in our jobs portal https://jobs.britishcouncil.org/ and in LinkedIn by direct members of staff.