The Programme Officer provides project and administration support to a range of projects/ programmes/contracts as appropriate, managing resources and activities to ensure that project objectives are delivered on time, on budget and to the highest level of quality and impact.

Details

Reference number PHI-AES-0009
Location Taguig City, Philippines
Salary Pay band 4/H (from PHP 39,769 per month)
Duration 3 years fixed-term (renewable)
Closing date Tuesday 16 April 2019

Role overview

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM 

Established in 1978, British Council Philippines has a long history in the country and wide scope of activity. A dynamic operation with around 50 staff members, we are recognised as a world authority in English language teaching and training and for our work in education, social enterprise, creative industries, rule of law and governance. 

Our aspiration to 2020 is to build lasting partnerships and connections with the UK that support the Philippines in its ambitions (a) to internationalise its higher education system, (b) to build a more prosperous and inclusive creative economy, and (c) to improve the quality of its governance and state-society relations. By working in these areas, we aim to build deeper and more self-sustaining relations between two countries that have traditionally been friendly but not close, and to make a lasting contribution to the UK’s wider engagement with ASEAN as a partner for shared prosperity.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY 

The Programme Officer provides project and administration support to a range of projects/ programmes/contracts as appropriate, managing resources and activities to ensure that project objectives are delivered on time, on budget and to the highest level of quality and impact. The role will also support programme teams deliver a successful portfolio by ensuring that project knowledge and information are gathered, recorded and shared effectively.

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT 

You will be involved with some of our major programmes such as Creative Hubs for Good,

supporting creative hubs to become more sustainable and impact-led, and a new upcoming programming, Crafting Futures which offers designers and artisans access to knowledge and expertise, new markets and audiences. This is a good opportunity for someone who wish to gain more exposure in this sector. This role is also ideal for candidates who aims to be a future Programme/Project Manager.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR 

You need to have one to two years relevant experience in project or programme management in the NGO or development sector. Candidates with experience working with artists and cultural institutions is a plus. You should be familiar with finance and administrative work and is able to work cooperatively and effectively with other team members and project stakeholders. A degree is required for this role. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with fluency in both Filipino and English (Professional working proficiency) is essential.  

How to apply

To apply, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/PHI-AES-0009e