Project Manager EES - Venezuela
Region
Americas
Country / Territory
Venezuela
Location
Caracas
Department
Education & Society
Job Category
Education (non-teaching)
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade F
Vacancy Description
Pay Band F / Location: Caracas / Contract: 1 year / Post holder must have the right to work in Venezuela.
 
Details

ABOUT THE JOB 
As our next  Project Manager EES you will build and maintain relationships in order to increase the influence of the British Council in the fields of English language teaching and Education projects. To manage the implementation, monitoring and delivery of a medium-scale Primary English Project according to the project´s aims and objectives and complying with British Council strategic objectives and internal policies. To identify other areas of work for implementation after the completion of the current project in December 2020.

WHAT SHOULD YOU HAVE 
You should have:  

  • At least two years’ relevant project management experience.
  • Experience in building relationships with important stakeholders.
  • University degree in Education, Languages or related areas.
  • English language: equivalent to B1 level (CEFR).
  • Spanish language: equivalent to C1 level (CEFR).            

ABOUT YOUR BEHAVIOURS OR COMPETENCIES  
As we all know, performing successfully in a post requires more than a suitable academic and working background; therefore, we are looking for you to demonstrate the behaviours that are key to our organisation, such as: Making it happen, Working together, Being accountable, Shaping the future, Connecting with others, Creating shared purpose.

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY? 
Because you will be joining an organisation that 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. 

The British Council in Venezuela is a UK government not-for-profit organisation, working primarily in English and the Arts. We aim to provide opportunities through access to quality UK services and qualifications, and are looking to increase our impact in Venezuela.

Our teaching centre currently teaches English to over 1,300 adults and young learners. We aim to expand the business substantially over the next few years, partly through the growth of corporate courses and the opening of offsite premises.  In addition we deliver around 700 UK exams a year and are looking to grow this business by developing new markets and building new partnerships.  We also aim to consolidate and enhance our reputation as leaders in the fields of English language teaching training and consultancies, working with partners in both the public and private sectors.


WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?  
Project Manager EES Role Profile
British Council Behaviours
British Council Core skills

HOW TO APPLY?  
Click on the apply button and follow the instructions. 

WHAT IS YOUR DEADLINE?
If you are interested, please make sure to apply before the closing date: September 24, 2019 at 23:59 UK time.

HOW LONG DOES THIS PROCESS TAKES?  
After reviewing applications, you can be shortlisted for an interview or not, in either case we will notify you.  After the 1st interview, there could be a second interview stage or assessment. Once that is done, the panel makes a decision, we run a reference check process and then an offer is extended. In every stage we provide feedback via e-mail. Thanks so much for your patience!    

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 the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities,building connections and engendering trust.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect 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.

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989.