English Connects Project Coordinator

British Council, Comoros Street, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia British Council

The English Connects Project Coordinator will support the effective, efficient and compliant delivery of the English Connects programme (£1.95 million annually, FCO and British Council funded) in a selection of the countries in which English Connects operates. English Connects programme connects UK ELT providers, institutions, media and educational technology agencies with targeted countries, showcasing UK expertise, creativity and innovation in education, aiming to build trust and new partnerships.

You will also have the following accountabilities:

  • Support the Project Manager and SSA English in Education Portfolio
  • Lead with project planning and delivery to ensure objectives are met.
  • Monitoring and evaluation- Collect and update data for the Results and Evidence Framework (REF), ensuring that corporate deadlines are met.
  • Finance- Ensure all financial transactions are processed accurately and in a timely manner, according to British Council Essential Finance standards.
  • Marketing and Communications- Coordinate the printing of promotional materials, liaising with suppliers as required to ensure high-quality materials.


The person we are looking for should possess at least Two years’ experience in project management; Good written and spoken English (Aptis – B2) and French at C1 Level.

Strong finance and administration skills, as well as proven digital communication skills experience (web content input, social media, etc).

You should have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, must be highly organised

and deadline oriented, with high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Educated to undergraduate level and should have experience using financial systems and following project management disciplines.


British Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified female and disabled candidates.

A detailed role profile for the post, application form and a definition guide for British Council behaviors and Core Skills can be obtained from our website at https://ift.tt/2I52KZw.

Closing date for applications is 8 March 2020 (23:59 UK Time)

British Council Ethiopia

PO Box 1043

Comoros Street

Tel. 011 662 0388 or 011 6174300

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

British Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified female and disabled candidates.

Deadline for application: 8 March 2020 at 5:00pm (EAT) Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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