Procurement Administration & Oversight Manager, Pakistan
South Asia
Country / Territory
Business Support Services
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 6
Vacancy Description
Right to work in Pakistan Contract: Indefinite Employment Salary: PKR 120,000/- Payband: 6 Location: Islamabad Country: Pakistan Region: South Asia
The British Council is recruiting for a Procurement Administration & Oversight Manager to support Global Director Procurement. The scope of this position extends globally, however, the position will be based in Islamabad. 

Purpose of Job
To manage internal and external engagement strategy for the global/ regional Procurement teams, including the coordination of creation of information resources and subsequent management of the resources.

Context and Environment

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.

Currently we are transforming the way we carry out Procurement across the British Council. A “Centre Led” structure using a “thin” layer of Global management with regional operational centers is being established. The Procurement team therefore requires a dedicated resource to manage it’s BAU communications and communication during the transformation phase.

If you are interested to apply, for further information please see the documents below:
British Council Behaviours
British Council Core skills.pdf
Role Profile.pdf

Closing date:
UK time:  23:59, 2 January 2019
Pak time: 04:59, 3 January, 2019

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.