Sunday , April 14 2024

British Embassy Jobs – Project Support Officer

Website British Council

Job Description:

We work in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise. We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK.

These connections lead to an understanding of each other’s strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the implementation of an agreed set of project activities that support the work of the Director Wales, Communications &
  • External Relations Manager, Head of Education and Head of Arts in all areas of delivery – strategic design, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • General office/ resource management including liaison with Global Estates and concierge team.
  • Support the SAP procurement procedure and other financial duties in support of project delivery to include raising purchase orders and budget monitoring.
  • Deliver excellent customer service at all points of contact.
  • Support the development and maintenance of relationships with stakeholders to include but not limited to the preparation of minutes and briefings for Wales Advisory Group and external stakeholder meetings.
  • Responsible for the implementation of an agreed set of marketing communications and external affairs activities that support the work of the Communications & External Relations Manager and promote the programmes and projects delivered by the Heads of Education and Arts.

Job Requirements:

  • Good organisational ability.
  • An understanding of social media.
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy.
  • Confident, team player able to liaise professionally and efficiently with internal and external stakeholders
  • Good IT skills and a willingness to develop these.

Job Details:

Company: British Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cardiff, Wales, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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