Contracts Officer - (Tfanen)-Tunis-RA20153456
Middle East North Africa (MENA)
Country / Territory
Education & Society
Job Category
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade H
Vacancy Description
Two posts- fixed term contract until Nov 2021. Location: Tunis. Full time post- Pay Band (H) -Locally appointed . Medical insurance / Annual leave. Salary is 1,309 TND gross. Post holder must have the right to work in Tunisia. Closing date: 01/10/2019.

Role Purpose
This role has the overall objective of supporting the Head of Finance and Procurement and the rest of the core team in the operational planning, management and delivery of the Tfanen project.


The post holder will be expected to provide support in administrative and logistic tasks, office, resources and information management.


The post holder will report to the Head of Finance & Contracts within the Tfanen Team and will work closely as necessary with colleagues in the region/UK/ all times 

Function Overview

This post will provide administrative support to the finance, procurement and contracts management for Tfanen, a highly successful EU-funded programme currently in its third year of delivery with a recent extension of 5 million EUR until November 2021. The overall objective of the programme is to strengthen the Tunisian Cultural Sector, with long-term ambitions that this will contribute to the consolidation of democracy and social cohesion in Tunisia. This is to be achieved by creating a cultural ecosystem where actors and beneficiaries (citizens – with a particular focus on youth and women & girls, civil society groups, private/public institutions) are involved in, and therefore actively contribute to and ‘own’, culture and development in Tunisia.

Specific Objectives (SOs) of the programme are:

·         Promotion of Tunisian Cultural Diversity and access to culture at local, national and international levels (SO1)

·         Supporting freedom of expression and creativity, with a particular focus on youth, and professional development of the Tunisian cultural sector (SO2) 

For more information regarding the role profile, British Council core skills and behaviours, please refer to the documents attached below;

Procurement and Administration Officer_Role Profile 

British Council Behaviours

British Council Core Skills


Additional Information

If you are interested in this vacancy, kindly submit your application by 01 October 2019. 
Applicants are kindly requested to fill out their applications as we do not accept CVs or resumes.

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