Project Manager (English and Digital for Girls’ Education in VSO’s Sisters for Sisters Project) and Training Consultant
South Asia
Country / Territory
English & Exams
Job Category
Project Management
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade G
Vacancy Description
Pay band: 6/G | Contract: 4 years Fixed Term Contractl agreement | Region: South Asia | Country: Nepal | Location: Kathmandu | Department: English & Exams | Number of open positions -1
Purpose of the Role

To project manage the English and Digital for Girls’ Education (EDGE) component of VSO’s Sisters for Sisters Project through inception, implementation (including pilot phase) and closure in support of British Council’s global, regional and country strategies, and in line with the principles of DfID’s GEC Transition window (GEC-T), achieving quality outcomes, to time and budget To support the English and Education teams in development and delivery of products and courses as required in year 1 and 2 


The British Council 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 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.  

This position is a part of the wider English team, reporting to Head of Programmes Nepal. In year 1 and 2 there will be significant collaboration with the English (and wider Education) programme manager and officer, working on both English for Education Systems (EES) and Face to Face training projects.  However, years 3 and 4 will be primarily focused on managing the EDGE team and liaising with the following other roles: Project director, Finance manager, Project officer, HR officer, IT officer, Academic Consultant and Quality assessor. The EDGE component is allocated as follows over the 4 years: Yr 1: 25%; Yr 2 :50%; Yr 3&4 : 100%)   

The post has line management responsibility of the project officer.


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Closing date: 
UK time: 23:59, 7 June 2017

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. British Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its partners to share this commitment. 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.