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Events and Travel Manager - Kyiv, Ukraine - January 2020
Region
Wider Europe
Country / Territory
Ukraine
Location
Kyiv
Department
Business Support Services
Job Category
Event Management
Pay Band
Locally appointed Grade G
Vacancy Description
Locally appointed Grade G / Announced internally and externally/ Must be legally entitled to live and work in Ukraine
 
Details

The British Council Ukraine a leading international and cultural organisation,  is announcing recruitment for a full-time Events and Travel Manager post

The post holder will lead on implementing the most efficient processes for managing events and travel associated activities within the British Council Ukraine departments and external suppliers of the services. This will include, but is not limited to, internal processes development, implementation of change internally and with external suppliers to meet growing business demand, vendor and contract management, continuous service improvement, risk management, compliance with the British Council policies and requirements.

Main accountabilities:

- Processes establishment and improvement
- Communication and liaison      
- Procurement, Supplier management, Continuous Service Improvement

Job Knowledge, Experience, Qualifications & Language requirements:

Minimum / essential:

- Fluent Ukrainian and Russian
- English level - minimum to a strong B2 level      
- University degree or equivalent
- At least two years’ experience working in the areas of Events and Hospitality, Travel Management, Customer Service and/or Procurement

Desirable:

- English  -  C1 level
- Certifications in Events and Hospitality, Managing Change, Business Transformation, Project Management  
- Proven record of leading organizational change or business process transformation projects
- Proven record of successful vendor management
- Risk management experience


Shortlisting will be done against required skills, experience and qualifications listed in the Role profile.pdf
Successful candidates will be invited for an English language testing and interview.

Please refer to British Council Behaviours Dictionary and Core Skills before applying for the job.

Candidates wishing to apply should fill out the on-line application form.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 16 February 2020.  

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes 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. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria    

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
 

https://www.britishcouncil.org/organisation/transparency/policies/child-protection