Project Coordinator 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 Coordinator Arts, Bangladesh.

No of position/s – 01
Duration – Indefinite

Main Accountabilities

  • Co-ordinate the delivery of specified project activities and undertake specified technical/ support tasks (e.g. liaise with - event management, vendors, internal support teams) to meet agreed targets.
  • Follow British Council procedures (project, financial and risk reporting) to ensure compliance with all financial systems and standards. Working with the procurement team to ensure financial compliance and risk management according to British Council policies for the Arts budget
  • Work closely with Arts Managers and local Communication and Digital team and proactively monitor and report on agreed promotions
  • Proactively assist Arts Managers to manage Results and Evidence Framework (REF) for the Arts Projects by capturing and recording the REF numbers.
  • Line management of temporary staff members from external agencies for different project delivery related work
  • Liaise with the external contacts in partner organizations and other suppliers for achieving better outcome for arts projects.
  • Visit different arts institutions and events and activities to collect information to develop future arts projects. In doing so, learn and develop networks in arts communities and build relationships with artists in Bangladesh.

And will have the following skills and experience

  • Graduation in any subject
  • At least two years' work experience in project management
  • A track record of active interest in the arts sector
  • Ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of children
  • Ability to plan and manager own area of work independently, as well as work with different stakeholders with empathy and care by using required soft skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

We can offer

  •  Monthly salary BDT 46,809 (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

Apply here

Closing date: 25 May 2019

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