|Date Posted:||Oct 2, 2018|
|Closing Date:||Oct 16, 2018|
|Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableNone|
|Years of Experience:||3 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Open Ended|
|Probation Period:||4 months|
About British Council Afghanistan:
The British Council is the United Kingdom's international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We operate in 100 countries. Our purpose is to build mutually beneficial relationships between people in the UK and other countries and increase appreciation of the UK's creative ideas and achievements.
To manage both the active pursuit and effective delivery of English contracts, projects and services in order to achieve the defined regional and local strategic outcomes. To lead on contract pursuit. To manage Grant-Funded ELT programmes, including the provision of administrative & logistical support in line with agreed policies and procedures related to procurement, finance and customer services. To play a key role in upholding a culture of cooperation and collaboration by delivering customer focussed support to the programme team and clients. To deliver training and observe teachers and trainers. To pursue new ELT business opportunities for British Council Afghanistan.
Provinces to travel:
Communications Skills (more demanding), Project and Contract Management (more demanding) and Marketing and Customer Service (more demanding)
Duties & Responsibilities:
To oversee the contract pursuit, design, development, delivery, administration, organisation, technical supervision and promotion of a range of British Council English projects and events, including Regional and Global Projects.
Delivering well-planned and appropriate teacher training input sessions
Monitoring and recording teacher quality through classroom observations
To provide support on Country Delivery Plan in terms of English projects to satisfaction of Country Director and/or Head of English and Exams
To oversee/deliver the preparation of relevant sections of Country Delivery Plan, Country Marketing Analysis, Project Initiation documents to the satisfaction of Country Director, Head of English & Exams and Regional Project Manager(s).
To make sure that Regional & local products and services are delivered within budget, on time, and to the agreed quality standards
To oversee all financial matters (planning, budget estimates, quotations, payments requests, commitments, expenditure records, cash flow forecasts etc) are maintained and submitted in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with British Council systems.
To make sure all correspondence and enquiries relevant to the programme are answered promptly within the standard time limit
Evaluation (including REF MCC & ACC) carried out to corporate standards and methodology
Regular and active participation in cross departmental office meetings and training sessions
Confidence in processing correspondence and liaising with government departments as required
Oversee contract pursuit and delivery of programmes as per corporate policies and standards, including Corporate Customer Service Standards, British Council Equality & Diversity (EO&D) policies & practice, Child Protection & Data Protection requirements
Perform SAP related duties to oversee the programme activities
Job Location:Afghanistan, Kabul
Essential Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject area, desirable MA in ELT/ MBA or CELTA Qualified