British Council Job Recruitment
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The British Council is the world's leading cultural relations organization and creates opportunities for people in the UK and worldwide to understand each other, to work together and learn from one another. We see this as crucial to building secure, more prosperous and sustainable futures for us all. We build trust and understanding between different countries and cultures and develop strong international links that are of benefit to people in Britain and the rest of the world.
Job Title: Senior Programme Manager Arts Uk/NG 2015/16
Administration, Secretarial, Education, Teaching, Project Management
The post holder is responsible for leading Programme Management of the high profile UK NG 15/16 Arts Season in Nigeria including the implementation, direction and co-ordination of up to 80 arts projects that will be delivered through partners in Nigeria and the UK, and 4 large scale, flagship events that will be held in Abuja, Calabar and Lagos.
At least 5 years’ recent experience of programme leadership in UK or Nigeria
At least 5 years’ experience of managing successful project or programme delivery teams
Proven ability to manage relationships with partners, contractors and vendors
Track record of managing risk Proven experience of working with senior leadership, external using strong interpersonal skills.
Proven ability of managing a team, acting as a coach and a mentor.
A Bachelor's degree is the minimum requirement. However, project management and event management qualification is desirable.