Programme Officer, Philippines

Programme Officer, Philippines

Description: 
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.

Details Reference number PHI-AES-0045
Location Manila, Philippines
Salary Pay band 4/H (from PHP 39,769 per month)
Duration 1-year fixed-term (renewable)
Closing date Sunday 27 October 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 part of a significant science and innovation programme towards building researcher and institutional capacity for high-quality and international research projects. This is the opportunity to manage a complex, overarching programme with regional and global colleagues.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

You should have a degree and minimum two years relevant experience in project or programme management with excellent written and verbal communication skills with fluency in both Filipino and English. Experience working in science, research, Higher Education sectors would be advantageous.

Experience Requirements: 
Not requirements
Date posted:
2019-10-15
Job Id: 
2089511