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Head of Arts Nepal
Region
South Asia
Country / Territory
Nepal
Location
Kathmandu
Department
Arts
Job Category
Arts
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade F
Vacancy Description
Contract: 2 Years, Band F | Region: South Asia | Country: Nepal | Location: Kathmandu | Department: Arts
 
Details
Role Purpose
To work with the UK and Nepal’s arts sectors to develop collaborative programmes and partnerships which deepen bilateral cultural understanding. Specifically, to lead on the Arts programme in Nepal, including the development, design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation, to achieve impact as outlined in the regional arts strategy and country plan.

Country Operation
The British Council in Nepal The British Council has been working in Nepal since 1959, starting with a Library at Kantipath and now offering services in 5 cities across Nepal. The main activities are Teacher Training, administration of Examinations, school leadership and links with UK schools empowerment projects for women and girls Arts and skills and civil society projects.   

SBU/ Function Overview
Our work in the arts has been central to the organization’s mission for more than 80 years and continues to grow. This position is a part of the Arts strategic business unit (SBU) which reports to the Country Director and the Regional Director of Arts, South Asia. The Arts SBU is responsible for supporting the growth of the national art scene – engaging a range of art forms (from film to fashion, dance/theatre to music and visual.  

Main opportunities/challenges for this role:
  • The development of a range of senior partner relationships in the arts and creative sectors in Nepal
  • The co-creation of projects that effectively deliver against agreed arts & culture strategy with a range of partners, bringing in significant external funding annually
  • The use of new media and other digital technologies effectively to reach new audiences
  • The delivery and evaluation of projects to the highest standards Development of long-term relationships with British Council UK colleagues and the UK arts sector Development of relationships with Society and Education teams within the British Council and development partners.
  • Development of long-term relationships with British Council UK colleagues and the UK arts sector 
  • Development of relationships with Society and Education teams within the British Council and development partners 

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, 19 February 2020

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.