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Library and Cultural Centre Young Learner Programme Coordinator
South Asia
Country / Territory
English & Exams
Job Category
Business Development/Partnerships
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Library and Cultural Centre Young Learner Programme Coordinator, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Indefinite Contract, Band 4, Application deadline- 22 May 2018
The British Council is the UK’s international 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
British Council invites applications for the position of Library and Cultural Centre Young Learner Programme Coordinator.

Number of Position/s- 01

Purpose of the role:
  • To deliver consistently excellent services to internal and external customers for the Cultural Centre especially to the families with children to meet their needs and enable the British Council to meet its corporate objectives and impact targets as outlined in the country and regional library strategy.
  • To secure excellent results in in–house and outreach services while ensuring high quality services of Cultural Centre activities especially focusing children in partnership with corporates and institutions. 
  • To work with the events team in planning and delivering excellent quality events and activities from the Cultural Centre and especially for the Young Learners’ Centre.
Main Accountabilities:
  • Meet Library customers’ needs and corporate objectives through brilliant front line services.
  • Ensure quality support to different teams to plan and organise events in coordination with the events team.
  • Contribute in designing, promoting and implementation of the agreed Library and Cultural Centre projects and programmes.
  • Being aware on risks relating to own area of work and prepare data for continuous evaluation and reporting.
  • Visit institutions and corporate bodies to promote activities of the Library and Cultural Centre and liaise with contacts in partner organisations and other suppliers.
  • Support financial administration of projects by planning costs, preparing budgets, raising purchase.
And is required to have the following skills and experience
  • Graduate in any discipline. 
  • Minimum 2 years’ of work experience in project management
  • Experience of working with children will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Bangla. Competent in negotiation and marketing activities.
We can offer 
  • Monthly salary BDT 46,809 (Consolidated).
  • Transport allowance of BDT 8,000 per month plus other benefits according to the organisation’s policy
  • Professional development opportunities  
  • Experience of working in an international includes good work life balance and flexible working hours 

Application Pack

Role Profile.pdf
BC Behaviours
Core Skills.pdf               

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and called for interview. We will only shortlist applications submitted on a British Council application form submitted electronically through jobs portal. No hard copies of the application will be accepted.  

Submission deadline 22 May 2018

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