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Head Of Education and Culture (M/F)

British Council

02.08.2019 | | Referência: 1991550


Descrição da Empresa

The British Council in Portugal is recruiting for the role of Head of Education and Culture, this is a locally appointed role on a 'Comissão de Serviço' to join the team in mid-September/early October.

The purpose of this role is to:

• To provide leadership of the British Council’s Education (Higher Education and Schools) strategic business area (SBU) in Portugal; to ensure implementation of and contribution to the EU regional strategy.
• To further develop education connections in Portugal for and with the UK.
• To lead on business development for the Education SBU in Portugal, identify, develop and manage the delivery of funded partnerships, projects and programmes.
• To grow Portugal/UK networks, partnerships and mobility in HE, including through securing Portuguese participation in multilateral policy dialogues, research and conferences.
• To work as a member of the regional Education team, contributing insights from Portugal to build a regional education portfolio that meets demand from Portugal.
• As a member of the Portugal Country Leadership team, represent and contribute to the success of the British Council’s work in Portugal overall.
• To amplify Arts and Culture Initiatives with support from Madrid office.
Closing date for applications: 31 August 2019

For more information and to apply:

British Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and a policy of equal opportunity and diversity, and expects all staff and stakeholders to share this commitment.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect diversity at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. British Council appointments are contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and where appropriate systems exist overseas, these include Criminal Records checks.