Manager Admin

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 Manager Admin.

No of position/s – 01

Main Accountabilities

  • Manages and coordinates delivery of specified TMTE activities and undertake specified technical and support tasks to meet agreed targets
  • Manages and coordinates logistical arrangements with TMTE staff and consultants/international trainers/academic supervisors
  • Works with Facilities team to ensure procurement management compliance according to British Council policies
  • Works with Security team to ensure safety and security standard of British Council for academic and TMTE management staff
  • Acts as focal point for field consultants ensuring they have necessary support for implementation of TMTE activities
  • Manages the procurement and contracting of goods and services, and facilitates payment in accordance with British Council procedures
  • Ensure that good quality customer service is provided to the satisfaction of stakeholders and suppliers and is operating efficiently and effectively to the satisfaction of Team Leader and Senior Responsible Owner (SRO)
  • Maintains repository of relevant documents in accordance with British Council standards including human resource documents for TMTE staff
  • Provides support to Team Leader and Manager, Operations as directed

And will have the following skills and experience

  • Graduation in any discipline
  • At least three years’ experience in project management / coordination on development / reform projects
  • Worked in same or similar role in Bangladesh within the last three years
  • Proven ability to operate in a driven environment where attention to detail and meeting deadlines under pressure are important for success
  • Proven success in working with the Government of Bangladesh together with a general knowledge of ministerial processes and procedures
  • Proven track record in project management, coordination, administration, finance management and human resource management

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: 20 June 2019

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