The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide. In Hong Kong we work with professionals and policy makers and...

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide. In Hong Kong we work with professionals and policy makers and thousands of young people every year by teaching English, sharing the Arts and delivering education and society programmes.

The British Council is looking to recruit an experienced and self-motivated professional to take up the following position:

Programme Manager (2 year fixed term contract)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Not applicable
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Contract
Industry Education / Training
Job function Government / Social Service > Project / Program Development
Education / Training > Others
Management > General Management
Published On 29/09/2016

The post holder will develop the Society portfolio in Hong Kong by leveraging their experience, expertise and networks in social enterprise and innovation, community development and youth leadership in Hong Kong and elsewhere, as well as manage the delivery of our projects in science and schools. The successful candidate will work with partners, stakeholders and wider target audiences in Hong Kong and the UK to meet the British Council’s strategic objectives.

You should have:

  • Over 5 years of Project and Contract management experience
  • Over 5 years’ substantial experience in working in programmes relating to social enterprise/community development/youth leadership
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills (CEFR C)
  • Chinese written and oral communication skills
  • All other competencies on the role profile

The remuneration package for this position includes a salary from HK$32,507 per month, 20 days of annual leave per year and medical benefits.

For further information and to apply, please visit http://bit.ly/HKG-995e

Closing Date: 9 October 2016

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from any member of the community who meets the selection criteria for the position.

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