Head of Tertiary Education, Bogota, Colombia
Region
Americas
Country / Territory
Colombia
Location
Bogota
Department
Education & Society
Job Category
Education (non-teaching)
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade F
Vacancy Description
Pay Band F ($11’077.000 COP) / Indefinite / Open to all staff / Post holder must have the right to work in Colombia
 
Details

British Council Colombia is looking for a Head of Tertiary Education, Colombia:

To lead in developing the British Council´s tertiary education strategy in Colombia, taking into account the internal programmatic and commercial targets, as well as the priorities and policies of the UK and Colombian sectors and the opportunities in strengthening ties and developing partnerships between the two countries.      

To manage an enhanced audience-driven approach across British Council’s programme for tertiary education in Colombia, integrating our English, Exams and Education offer for public and private education systems. To lead the planning, stakeholder engagement and implementation of the British Council-administered Newton-Caldas Fund projects in Colombia, overseeing the direct and indirect delivery of a range of programmes such as Researcher Links, Institutional Links, Researcher Connect, PhD Scholarships and Professional Development and Engagement. 

Context and Environment:

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 English, Arts, Education and 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. The British Council is in part funded by UK government and is a non-for-profit organisation, but an increasing share of its finances is generated through partnership, with the public and private sectors - nationally and internationally.

Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties

All duties and responsibilities must comply with British Council policies, particularly with our Green and our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) policies
  • Strategic planning
  • Programme management
  • Business development
  • Financial management
  • HR management

For further information, please refer to the above documents:

RP Head of Tertiary Education Colombia.pdf
BC Bevaviours.pdf
BC Core Skills.pdf 

Closing date: 23:59 UK time /  6:59 COL time, 9th OF DECEMBER - 2018

DEAR CANDIDATE, PLEASE NOTE THAT INTERVIEW PROCESS WILL TAKE PLACE BETWEEN THE 11TH AND THE 15TH OF JANUARY 2019. CANDIDATES MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEWS BETWEEN THOSE DATES.

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.