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Operations Manager Kumasi
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Education & Society
Job Category
Project Management
Pay Band
Pay Band 6
Vacancy Description
Pay band: 6/G GHS 5,650 Location: Kumasi, Ghana Contract type: Indefinite Requirements: Existing rights to live & work in Ghana Country – locally appointed terms & conditions Closing date and time: 14 October 2018 (23:59 UK Time)
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Role Purpose

The Operations Manager will oversee the British Council Kumasi operation, providing leadership and direction to the Kumasi team and ensure the effective and optimal use of resources and premises. The postholder will manage the smooth implementation of projects and programmes, providing business solutions and innovations, budget management and the achievement of set goals and targets. Additionally, the postholder will develop relationships, identify and develop business opportunities that lead to new projects, programmes and business for the Kumasi operation.

This role requires someone who has an Operations background. Your operations experience will need to be highlighed in your application.

Main Accountabilities
• Project Implementation 
• Stakeholder and Key Customer Relationship Management
• Project Financial Planning and Management
• Contributing to Strategic Development
• Line management of staff 
• Monitoring and Evaluation 

We are looking for someone with:
• Experience of operational and resource management 
• Experience of representing an organization externally 
• Knowledge of education systems 

For further information please review the documents below.


Role Profile
BC Behaviors.pdf
BC Core Skills.pdf
Closing Date: 14 October 2018 (23:59 UK Time)

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, recognizing 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, and human resource as a function is absolutely committed to this.

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. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.