Professional Skills Learning and Development Consultant - Kenya
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
English & Exams
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Pay Band
Vacancy Description
Professional Skills Learning & Development Consultant in Nairobi, Kenya / Pay band: Hourly Rate / Post Duration:12 month contract / Eligibility: Applicants must have existing legal right to live and work in Kenya / Closing date and time: 26 August 2019 (23:59 UK Time)

The British Council SSA has an exciting opportunity for a Professional Skills Learning and Development Consultant in Kenya.

The Role:

Professional Skills Learning and Development Consultant

The Role Purpose:

To plan, develop, deliver and review high-quality learning and development solutions, including training programmes, assessment, psychometric profiling, coaching and consultancy services to ensure client satisfaction to support the business and wider aims of Professional Skills in Kenya.

Role Requirements:

  • Undergraduate/university degree
  • Relevant teaching (i.e. Cambridge CELTA/Trinity cert TESOL) and/or Training qualification or experience
  • High proficiency in English i.e. full mastery of English across all 4 skills equivalent to user (CEFR C2) IELTS Band 8/9 in each of 4 sections of the academic module
  • Relevant Master’s Degree advantageous
  • Subject knowledge and three years’ experience of delivering skills training to a range of adult audiences (corporate or government or not-for-profit)


Please refer to the role profile for a full list of the role responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification.

Please follow the links for relevant document to support your application:

Professional Skills Learning & Development Consultant - Role Profile.pdf
British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf


Closing date for applications is 26 August 2019 (23:59 UK time)

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.

About us:

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation 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 UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work in 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.

Our Equality Commitment:

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

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. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks.