Head of Education and Society, Kazakhstan
Wider Europe
Country / Territory
Education & Society
Job Category
Education (non-teaching)
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade F
Vacancy Description
Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan// Contract duration: Indefinite contract// Full time job// The post holder must have the right to live and work in Kazakhstan// Closing date for applications: 19 August 2019 at 23:59 UK time
Head of Education and Society, Kazakhstan

Role Purpose:   
To lead the strategic development and delivery of our Education and Society work in Kazakhstan – which includes leadership of our large scale ODA* programmes, international education services and a diverse client-funded project portfolio – ensuring that quality standards are achieved and that impact and financial targets are met in line with the regional business plan.

*Official Development Assistance

The post-holder will be responsible for leading the development of our education business, both by managing our paid-for International Education Services business to ensure we achieve our stretching income growth targets, as well as by contributing to the positioning for and pursuit of new business opportunities in education and society.

The post-holder will need to build and maintain strong and productive relationships with relevant officials in Kazakhstan, including in the Ministries of Education and Science, local Akimats and departments of education, but also with corporate partners, educational institutions, and the NGO sector.

Details of the responsibilities and duties of the post, as well as the person specification, are indicated in the Role Profile (please see below):      

The closing date for applications is 19 August 2019 at 23:59 UK time.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other irrelevant grounds. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.   

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.