Projects Coordinator – Kuwait (PCO-KW-01.19)
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
Country / Territory
Job Category
Project Management
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade H
Vacancy Description
Pay Band H / KWD 480 per month / Fixed term contract, 13 months / Kuwait City, Kuwait / Start Date: Immediate / Vacancy Closing Date: 21 January 2019 at 23:59 UK time
The British Council Kuwait is recruiting a Projects Coordinator to effectively deliver products and services and build networks to enable Kuwait to achieve defined regional and local projects outcomes and ensures the quality of customer experience.  Post holder will work as part of the Kuwait Projects Team, reporting to local Project Manager and working closely with the regional managers and teams.  

Essential Skills and Knowledge

Fluency in written and spoken English  
Fluency in written and spoken Arabic 
Managing Projects 
Planning and Organising
Managing Finance and Resources 
Managing Accounts and Partnerships 
Marketing and promotion

Please see the Role Profile, British Council Behaviours and British Council skills for more information. Desirables may be used during short listing in the event of a large number of applicants for the post. 

The British Council Kuwait  As the United Kingdom’s international cultural relations organisation, the British Council works to build trust and understanding between people in the UK and 110 countries around the world. The British Council has been operating in Kuwait since 1956, and currently employs 60 full time staff as well as part-time collaborators from a very diverse background.

Local Restrictions on Employment 
Only applicants with a valid residence visa in Kuwait are eligible to apply for the post. Local security checks will be undertaken by the British Embassy in Kuwait for the successful candidate.

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. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.  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 United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are registered in England as a charity.