Project Manager Arts, Bangladesh

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

British Council invites applications for the position of Project Manager Arts, Bangladesh.

No of position/s – 01

Duration –
Indefinite

Main Accountabilities

  • Accountable for the delivery of our Education & Skills work at all stages of the project life cycle using agreed project management, finance and reporting mechanisms and tools.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the government education stakeholders, internal stakeholders in Bangladesh and the UK to facilitate the smooth running of the projects and ensure alignment of interests.
  • Maintain existing external partnerships and relationships and identify and build new partnerships in line with strategy.
  • Ensure corporate quality standards are met and British Council project management methodologies used, including adherence to all processes and procedures, governance requirements and communication procedures.
  • Report to Head of Education Development and key stakeholders both internally and externally on targets, monitoring and evaluation results and outcomes.
  • Manage all aspects of project finances through the British Council's SAP based financial and business system.
  • Work with the marketing and communications team ensure effective marketing and promotion of British Council’s Education & Skills work and dissemination of successes internally and externally.

And will have the following skills and experience

  • Graduation in any subject
  • At least three years' recent professional experience of working in a creative, producing, programming or management capacity, ideally in the arts sector
  • Specialist knowledge of the arts scene in Bangladesh and a broad knowledge and familiarity of UK and South Asian Arts Scene.
  • A track record of active interest in the arts sector and updated knowledge of the scene.
  • Ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of children

We can offer

  •  Monthly salary BDT 93,750 (Consolidated)
  • Transport allowance of BDT 9000.00 per month plus other benefits according to the organisation’s policy
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Medical benefits upon confirmation on the post for the staff and their family members (spouse/declared partner and children)
  • Experience of working in an international organisation includes good work life balance and flexible working hours

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and called for interview. We will only shortlist applications submitted on a British Council application form submitted electronically through jobs portal. Any hard copies of the application and incomplete application in the portal will not be accepted.

To apply, please click on the following link that will take you to the Jobs portal of British Council
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Closing date: 20 May 2019

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