Project Manager: Supporting School Sector Development Plan – Program Management, Coordination and Technical Support Team
South Asia
Country / Territory
Education & Society
Job Category
Project Management
Pay Band
Vacancy Description
Contract: 2.5 Years| Region: South Asia | Country: Nepal | Location: Kathmandu | Department: Education & Society | Contract Type: Consultancy
This post will ensure successful delivery of activities for the ADB TA-9215 NEP:  Supporting School Sector Development Plan – Program Management, Coordination and Technical Support Team service contract package, which is being implemented by the British Council.


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 Education and Skills programmes in South Asia.   

Responsibilities of Project Manager:

  • Responsible for the delivery and management of the programme /contract through all stages of implementation
  • Ensure Value for money in project delivery
  • Ensuring that programme / contract is managed to ADB and British Council standards.
  • Assisting Team Leader for the definition and delivery of a detailed inception plan for the project including timely delivery of reporting requirements
  • Responsible for relationships with all stakeholders including the ADB, Ministry of Education Science and Technology, its line agencies and other relevant stakeholders Managing the non-key expert programme management team 
  • Overseeing the management of the project office

What we are looking for in terms of experience:

5 years’ experience of:
  • Managing large scale projects for international donors.  
  • Contract and client management for international donor agencies such as ADB or other agencies. 
  • Financial planning and budget management of a large budget  
  • Effective team management in a variety of contexts  
  • Managing a project office and implementing and overseeing management systems 
If you are interested to apply, for further information please see the documents below: 

British Council Behaviours
BC Core skills
Role Profile.docx

Closing date:  UK time: 23:59, 23 August 2019

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.