Finance and Admin Manager
South Asia
Country / Territory
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Project Management
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Vacancy Description
Finance and Admin Manager, Fixed Term Contract, Dhaka, Deadline - 14 November 2019
British Council is looking for a Finance Manager for its PROKAS Programme.

S/he will be accountable and responsible for the effective operation of all aspects of finance including financial control and management, risk management, financial planning, reporting and delivery, following up and reviewing.

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We are on the ground in six continents and over 100 countries, bringing international opportunity to life, every day.

What we are looking for:

• Professionally qualified finance and/or accounting expert.
• Track record of leading finance function in international/multinational organisation in similar context / project.
• Knowledge & experience of grants, multi-stakeholder projects, CSO financing, foreign donations rules and regulations, DFID reporting requirements, government requirements, etc.
• Management experience and ability to line manage team of professional colleagues.
• Experience in partnership management, programme development and programme implementation.
• Good communication, facilitation, presentation and representation skills.


• Respectful culture with a great team.
• Flexible work environment.
• Opportunity to affect real change.

If you are interested in applying, please see the Terms of Reference attached for further information:
Terms of Reference.pdf
Core Skills
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Submission Deadline: BD Time 23:59; 14 November 2019

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and called for interview. We will only shortlist applications submitted on a British Council application form submitted electronically through jobs portal. No hard copies of the application will be accepted.

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