Lead Consultant - Education & Society (Transform Programme Management) Srilanka
South Asia
Country / Territory
Sri Lanka
Education & Society
Job Category
Education (non-teaching)
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade F
Vacancy Description
2 years fixed term contract / Sri Lankan citizen or in possession of a valid work visa to work in Sri Lanka / Under our Child Protection agenda, the post-holder is required to obtain a Police Report, Medical report, three reference checks and three forms of ID and original qualifications prior to appointment.

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.

In Sri Lanka, British Council is a vibrant operation delivering a high impact portfolio of projects under the larger English and Education program. Additionally, we have approximately 25,000 members in our libraries, the largest membership in the British Council global network and run two of the largest British Council Teaching Centers and Exams operations in the world.

The Consultant will be responsible for providing programme management support of a larger programme/ project and/or a number of small projects and/or part of a critical enabling area of work, in this instance transform. Also, the Consultant will support internal capability growth and will support business development through sharing knowledge and may contribute to writing parts of bids and/or internal proposals or business. 

We are looking for an energetic team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills.


The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and child protection. We welcome 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.