Saturday, December 15, 2012

Deputy Director - British Council - Yemen

The purpose of the job is to support Director Yemen in the management of British Council resources to deliver country and regional plans in Yemen and the MENA Region; deputise as Director Yemen as required; contribute to maintaining key partner relationships. Provide inputs to British Council Yemen project design and support delivery; line manage staff in Yemen office as required.

Essential Behaviours

    Being accountable
    Making it happen
    Connecting with others
    Working together

Essential Skills and Knowledge
    Human resources
    Financial planning and management
    Project & contract management
    Communication skills
    Fluent written and spoken English (above IELTS 6.5 or equivalent)
    Advanced written and spoken Arabic

Essential Experience

    Previous line management experience
    Previous project management experience

Other important features or requirements of the job:
    Yemeni national who has the right to live and work in Yemen (in order to comply with the nature of the role required only Yemeni nationals may apply)
    Operational programme work requires occasional (or sometimes regular) work outside conditioned hours, for example in the evenings or at weekends.
    Post-holder may be required to travel abroad on British Council business and should therefore hold valid travel documents.

The closing date for applications is 31 December 2012. Please read the Role Profile carefully and complete the application form. (You may use the Behaviours pack and Generic Skills pack to help you). Fully completed applications should be returned to Aziz.Albaar@ye.britishcouncil.org