Head of Programme Finance and Administration: EU – Nepal Practical Partnership for Technical Vocational Education and Training Reform (TVET PP)
Region
South Asia
Country / Territory
Nepal
Location
Kathmandu
Department
Education & Society
Job Category
Finance
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade G
Vacancy Description
Contract: Up to Four Years-Fixed Term Consultancy Contract of Employment | Region: South Asia | Country: Nepal | Location: Kathmandu | Department: Programs | Job Category: Finance & Administration|
 
Details
The British Council is recruiting for Head of Programme Finance and Administration.  This post will lead all financial and administration activities for the European Union (EU) funded  TVET PP project for Nepal, which will be granted to the British Council through a delegation agreement for implementation to the value of Euro 14.1 million over four years. 

 CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT

The Nepal Operation

The British Council has had a presence in Nepal since 1959. The British Council office in Nepal has been active in improving the teaching and learning of English, education sector projects and partnership programs, education promotion, UK examination and policy dialogue activities. British Council has also delivered range of Skills programmes in South Asia.  

THE PROJECT 

EU – Nepal Practical Partnership for Technical Vocational Education and Training Reform (TVET PP) is a four-year European Union funded project to support Government of Nepal (GoN) and Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training to support TVET sector reform in Nepal. The specific objective of the project is to strengthen and implement more effectively a TVET policy responsive to labour market needs and pilot an integrated Public Private Partnership approach in three key economic sectors:  i) agriculture, ii) construction, and iii) tourism. This will be achieved through project interventions to improve quality of TVET provision and implementation; piloting of innovative PPP approaches to enhance the relevance, quality and sustainability of TVET; and supporting GoN to enhance its capacity and role in TVET system and TVET governance.

If you are interested to apply, for further information please see the documents below:

British Council Behaviours
BC Core skills
Role Profile

Closing date:  UK time: 23:59, 10 May 2017

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.