Head of Education and Society Israel
Wider Europe
Tel Aviv
Education & Society
Job Category
Business Development/Partnerships
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade F
Vacancy Description
Contract: 2 year fixed term Location: Ramat Gan, Israel Pay band: local contract PB7 Closing date: 12 July 2017
The key focus of the role is  to  develop, deliver and evaluate a strategy and sustainability plan for higher education and science in Israel that strengthens bilateral relationships, increases the UK’s soft power and builds capacity in neighbouring countries in accordance with wider regional, Strategic Business Unit (SBU) and corporate priorities

The post holder will lead  and develop the strategic design, development and implementation of a coherent and clearly articulated programme in higher education and science, reaching large audiences, bringing proven benefits to the UK, Israel and third countries and securing the funding to achieve this

Contribute to the development of a strategy for science, innovation and technology co-operation between Israel and the UK.  
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing sustainable business models for delivering the Education programme, including identifying, attracting and managing new and existing partners and clients and attracting funding from corporates, trusts and foundations for BIRAX and other programmes. Ensuring that financial management of all Education programmes is in line with audit/corporate requirements, and effective monitoring and evaluation of the programme is planned and implemented to provide strong evidence of success. 

It is a fixed-term 2 year post recruited at Band F/7.The position is advertised in Israel . The successful candidate must be able to live and work legally in Israel.

The post needs filling urgently and the selected candidate is expected to start as soon as is possible.  

For further information please see the role profile and the British Council Behaviours
The deadline for applications is 12th July at 23.59 British Summer Time. 

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and we guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities  who meet the essential criteria.   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