Academic Manager English - BCEESIPL, India
South Asia
Country / Territory
Flexible Location
English & Exams
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 6
Vacancy Description
Pay band: 6 (MM1), Contract duration: Indefinite, Region: South Asia, Country: India, City: Gurgaon / Chennai (applicants must have the right to work in India), Department: English, Closing Date: 17 Feb 2019 (UK Time 23:59)

BC Examinations and English Services India Pvt. Ltd. is hiring Academic Manager English for Gurgaon/ Chennai office.

About BCEESIPL: BC Examinations and English Services Pvt Ltd (BCEESIPL) is an Indian commercial entity wholly owned by the British Council, UK. Governed by a Managing Director and Board, BCEESIPL provides a range of services to BC UK in the areas of Examinations and English. In 2018-19 BCEESIPL will deliver 700,000 examinations in English Language assessment and professional qualifications in 45 cities and 70 venues across India as well as providing B2C Digital Learning courses, corporate ELT training services and two major employability skills and assessment projects with State Governments in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. BCEESIPL employs 350 staff in 4 offices in Gurgaon, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata.

Role Purpose:
The post holder will provide academic management and delivery to facilitate Business development. This includes recruiting, managing and developing a team of English and communication skills trainers, to ensure they deliver the highest quality training; curating and creating blended and eLearning solutions as per clients’ needs, ensuring delivery meets client needs as well as British Council quality standards and ensuring monitoring, evaluation and learning is implemented in all our work. You will work as a part of the India English team to pursue and deliver contracts to build the business and meet challenging targets. This is a challenging but stimulating and enjoyable role.

Applicants should meet the below mentioned essential qualification criteria:           

  • Graduate Degree       
  • Cambridge CELTA         
  • Cambridge DELTA or equivalent or commitment to complete the DELTA within year 1 of being in post (applicants with equivalents should check validity before proceeding)     

Key Challenges and Opportunities:  

  •  Talent management of a geographically dispersed team of trainers and e-moderators. 
  •  Work closely with the business development team to design and deliver service solutions that meets the English language learning needs of clients and customers using digitally enabled solutions. 
  •  Accountability for quality standards of delivery and academic resource capacity and capability. 
  •  Responsible for delivering to the Academic Quality Plan. 
  •  Support achievement of business targets. 
  •  Client management. 

If you are interested in applying, please see the documents below for further information: 
Role Profile.pdf
British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf

In your application form, please clearly explain how you meet the essential and desirable skills, qualification and experience criteria mentioned in the person specification section of the role profile. This will help us determine your fit for the role and increase your application's chances of success. 

Closing date: UK time: 23:59, 17 February 2019

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