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British Council job circular

Company Name: British Council

Job Title: Programme Manager

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: NGO/Development

Salary: 75000 — 80000

Deadline: 21 Jul,2016

Educational Qualification:
  • university graduation in any discipline
Experience:
  • Five years of relevant experience in similar position/job (managing the delivery of a donor funded large contract, diverse team of experts, contract management etc.)
Requirement:

And will have the following skills and experience:

  • Five years of relevant experience in similar position/job (managing the delivery of a donor funded large contract, diverse team of experts, contract management etc.)
  • Managing large scale complex projects for international donors.
  • Devising and/or implementing annual work plans
  • Contract and client management for international donor agencies such as ADB or other agency.
  • Managing partners and sub-contractors in delivering programme objectives and activities.
  • Financial planning budget management of a large complex budget
  • Effective team management in a variety of contexts
  • Managing a project office and implementing and overseeing management systems
  • An understanding of business planning principles and processes
  • Identifying and sharing lessons learnt, areas of innovation and best practice for continuous improvement of the project and wider internal teams
  • excellent English speaking and writing skills
  • sound computer skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • university graduation in any discipline
Other Opportunities:

Location and duration

The Program Manager will be based in Dhaka for the duration of the programme, with associated country travel.

A total of 440 working days have been budgeted for this position to be delivered over a period of 2 years. Employee shall be paid on a daily rate commensurate to experience and salary history and within the predetermined salary range. The expected start date is the August 2016.

Salary

The all-inclusive salary for this position would be BDT 75,000-BDT 80,000 monthly. Employee shall be paid on a daily rate commensurate to experience and salary history.

Instruction :

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and called for interview. We will only consider applications for short listing if we receive both CV and cover letter with a clear mentioning post name in the subject line of the e-mail.

To apply, please send detailed professional CV with a covering letter to the following email address
dhaka.recruitment@britishcouncil.org

Closing date: 21 July 2016

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and we are keen to reflect diversity at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters – everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989.

Job Detail:

Programme Manager ‘Skills for Employment Investment (SEIP) Development of Competency-based Training and Quality Assurance (SD-03)’ in Bangladesh

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We operate in 110 countries. Our purpose is to create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide.

Purpose of job

The purpose of the Programme Manager role is to ensure successful delivery of the ADB-funded Skills for Employment Investment (SEIP) Development of Competency-based Training and Quality Assurance (SD-03) in Bangladesh.

S/he will act as the lead project role, co-ordinating internal and external resources. In doing so s/he adheres to British Council’s standards for project, contract and financial management and client liaison. This will include leadership support to satellite office set up and management.

S/he will work with a range of internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the contract is managed in a way that maximises:

Value for money
ADB and Client satisfaction
Compliance with British Council internal policy
Compliance with the ADB contract requirements
Contribution to cultural relations impact.
S/he will report to the Programme Director and line-manage other members of staff within the team.

British Council invites applications for the position of Program Manager: Skills for Employment Investment (SEIP) Development of Competency based Training and Quality Assurance (SD-03) in Bangladesh

The successful applicant will be expected to:

Overseeing the delivery and management of the programme /contract through all stages of implementation
Ensuring that programme / contract is managed to ADB/SEIP and British Council standards.
Managing the programme management team
Overseeing the management of the project office/s
Successful implementation of the contract to the highest quality and as efficiently as possible, demonstrating year on year improvements.
Work planning and scheduling of the programme activities, securing and contracting inputs from partners and short term experts in line with the Technical Assistance Provision Plan (TAPP).
Monitoring the implementation of the British Council’s Project Management Framework and project management tools, to ensure contract compliance and efficient and successful delivery.
Ensuring sound financial management and planning aspects of the programme/contract: working with the Finance Manager to oversee external and internal reporting, budget management and forecasting and client (i.e. the SEIP) invoicing
Client Contract Management; ensuring all contractual and financial requirements are met, co-ordinating/inputting on client reporting, ensuring inputs from the project team are timely, quality assured and submission deadlines met.
Leading on internal planning and reporting including; risk and issue management, impact reporting and ensuring regional management information requests are met.
Leading on effective and compliant sub-contract and consultancy management procedures and ensuring accurate record keeping is maintained.
Accountability for project office management and effective and compliant systems in place, including procurement management, IT solutions, information management, ensuring overall office functionality and to meet audit and ISO requirements.
Ensuring British Council’s anti –fraud and corruption policy is embedded in project systems.
Support to finance staff to ensure awareness of and compliance with the anti-fraud policy
Ensuring events management and logistical arrangements are delivered effectively and to British Council standards and expectations
Human Resource Management, including; recruitment of Programme Management Team (PMT) staff, and ensuring appropriate training and effective performance and personnel management of the PMT; including monthly timesheet management.
Identifying and sharing lessons learnt, areas of innovation and best practice for continuous improvement of the programme and wider internal teams.

source: nayadigantajobs

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