Mar 05, 2019
The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations operating in more than 110 countries and territories worldwide arid tics been in Ethiopia for the last 75 years. We build trust and understanding between people worldwide by enabling them to share ideas and knowledge. We call this “cultural relations”. Working for the British Council offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in international cultural relations. You will be part of a modern, rapidly changing organization with worldwide influence and impact. Our jobs offer you scope for versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment. You will be encouraged to pursue your personal and professional development via training, on-the-job-coaching and individual study. British Council Ethiopia invites interested and qualified candidates for the following exciting job opportunity: Job title: Project Coordinator, Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) Addis Ababa Brief description of the role: In line with British Councils Equal opportunities and Diversity, Child Protection and other relevant corporate policies, the post holder will be accountable to the Project Manager and will be responsible for providing the required support for the successful delivery of SEWF. Specific duties will include: Successful delivery of the project. Work with respective team, to ensure that all project related procurement, contracting and payments are completed according to British Council procedures and client requirements. Coordinate and act as liaison for fringe event organizers, exhibition, young talent programme etc. Assist in ensuring that the project is marketed to the highest standards internally and externally. Help ensure that results are measured and reported according to corporate standards and client requirements Assist in the identification, assessment, reporting and management of risks. Required qualifications and experience University degree in Management. Administration or related discipline with a minimum of four years’ experience in similar role A track record of project / event coordination Experience of working with a wide range of stakeholders Ability to work towards tight timelines Evidence of excellent verbal and written communications skills in Amharic and English Terms of contract: Fixed term contract (1 April 2019 – 31 December 2019) British Council is on Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified female and disabled candidates. How To Apply: A detailed ole profile for the post, application form and a definition guide for British Council behaviours and Core Skills can be obtained from our website at https://jobs.britishcouncil.org/Vacancies/W/5428/0/220530/5448/project-coordinator-sewf-addis-ababa All completed application forms must be submitted to the British council job portal by 10 March 2019 at 5:00pm (EAT). British Council Ethiopia P0 Box 1043 Comoros Street Tel. 011 662 0388 or 011 6174300 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia British Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified female and disabled candidates. Deadline for application: 10 March 2019 at 5:00pm (EAT) Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
British Council Ethiopia British Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time