Administrative and Logistics Assistant - Colombia
Region
Americas
Country / Territory
Colombia
Location
Bogota
Department
Education & Society
Job Category
Education (non-teaching)
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade J
Vacancy Description
Pay Band J / Location: Bogota / Contract: 3 months (approx. and conditioned to a contract with a stakeholder) / Salary: 1.910.000 COP plus benefits / Post holder must have the right to work in Colombia.
 
Details
ABOUT THE JOB 
As our next Administrative and Logistics Assistant you will be responsible for offering administrative and logistics support to the project manager in the planning, monitoring and delivery of in all the phases of the project Coding for Kids within the Education and Society (E&S) Unit of the British Council Colombia according to the project´s contract with a public stakeholder and complying with British Council policies.

WHAT SHOULD YOU HAVE 
You should have:  
  • 6 to 12 months experience offering administrative and logistics support.
  • Experience in organizing events, workshops and general administrative work.
  • A university degree in a related area.
  • C1 level of Spanish. Not native speakers of Spanish should pass a test.
  • An English level of A2
ABOUT YOUR BEHAVIOURS OR COMPETENCIES  
As we all know, performing successfully in a post requires more than a suitable academic and working background; therefore, we are looking for you to demonstrate the behaviours that are key to our organisation, such as: Making it happen, Working together, Being accountable, Shaping the future, Connecting with others, Creating shared purpose.

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY? 
Because you will be joining an organisation that 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 arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. 

In the Education Area, the British Council engages in medium and large-scale projects that require the need to hire consultant and expert services to deliver specific results and products. We celebrate contracts with the public sector (mainly Ministry of Information and communications’ Technologies, Local Education Authorities), as is the case of the Coding for kids’ project.

WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?  
Role Profile Administrative and Logistics Assistant
British Council Behaviours
British Council Core skills

HOW TO APPLY?  
Click on the apply button and follow the instructions. 

WHAT IS YOUR DEADLINE?
If you are interested, please make sure to apply before the closing date: August 11, 2019 at 23:59 UK time.

HOW LONG DOES THIS PROCESS TAKES?  
After reviewing applications, you can be shortlisted for an interview or not, in either case we will notify you.  After the 1st interview, there could be a second interview stage or assessment. Once that is done, the panel makes a decision, we run a reference check process and then an offer is extended. In every stage we provide feedback via e-mail. Thanks so much for your patience!    

ABOUT US 
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.

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.

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.