Business Operations Administrator, Abu Dhabi
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
Country / Territory
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi
Business Support Services
Job Category
Administration, PA & Secretarial
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade H
Vacancy Description
Contract Duration: Indefinite Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE Local grade H / Full time (locally appointed) Salary range: AED 6063.20 – AED 6879.60 per month / Housing allowance AED 2,899.99 Benefits: Visa / Medical Insurance / Annual Airfare Closing Date: 21 August 2019 Start date of position: As soon as possible

Role Purpose

We are looking for a highly motivated and suitably qualified individual for the post of Business Operations Administrator based in Abu Dhabi, UAE to support the business operations administration function in maintaining Abu Dhabi facilities, systems, processes & documentation, and handle internal enquiries & requests related to business operations. 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. 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, compliance and business continuity are identified and monitored.


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


The selected candidate should be able to demonstrate the attitudes, skills, behaviours and knowledge required by British Council customer service professionals in accordance with British Council customer service standards.


Role Profile, British Council Behaviours and British Council Core Skills Dictionary are enclosed for reference:


Local Restrictions on Employment

1. Must be eligible to work in the UAE and should hold a valid UAE residence visa which is transferable.

2. Successful candidate will be required to provide a police clearance certificate.

 The British Council is the UK’s international organization 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 in over 100 countries, connecting millions of people with the United Kingdom through programmes and services in the English language, the Arts, Education and 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.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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 matters - 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.