Contract: 1-year contract with possible extension | Salary: Pay band 6/G (from VND 35,853,000 per month) | Location: Hanoi| Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for applications: 31 December 2019 (23:59 UK time)
Programme Manager, Arts and Creative Industries, Hanoi, Vietnam (VIE-AES-0054)
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM
The Arts and Creative Industries team work to strengthen collaboration between the arts and creative sectors in the UK and Vietnam. We aim to develop long term UK – Vietnam partnerships through sustainable projects; and to harness the value of the arts and creative sector that contributes to the development of a more open, prosperous, creative, and inclusive society in Vietnam. We will build a friendly knowledge and understanding between the UK and Vietnam through collaborations in the arts and creative industries.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY
You will manage successful delivery of a programme in culture and development under the Arts and Creative Industries team, ensuring high impact and high-quality implementation of all activities, communication and visibility, and monitoring, evaluation and learning. You will implement an agreed set of project or programme activities (including planning, partner liaison and logistics) to ensure these are delivered to time, budget and quality.
WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT
You will have opportunities to maintain a sound working knowledge of major developments, issues and stakeholders within the specific area of subject or sector expertise to build professional credibility, confidence and market insight. You will represent the British Council at specific subject/sector-related events to ensure appropriate support is given to partners and other stakeholders.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
You should have bachelor’s degree from relevant fields such as arts, culture, business administration, international relations, English, and other social sciences with minimum five years of experience in project management and in general administration. Experience in project and event management in the field of arts and culture would be advantageous.
BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
- 13th month salary
- Standard working hours of 37.5 hours and five days a week
- 24 days of Annual Leave per annum, 15 days public holidays (combination of Vietnam and UK public holidays)
- Group Insurance Program for you and your family members (eligible spouse and children only)
- Annual health check
- Other benefits regulated in the TACOS
- Extensive training and development opportunities, both local and within the global network
Our work makes a lasting difference by building more inclusive societies and supporting people’s prospects.
Together, we can do more.
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ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.
We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Last year we reached over 75 million people directly and 758 million people overall including online, broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.
Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.
All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies.
The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.