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Assistant Consultant - Connecting Classrooms Global, Schools & Skills, Education

Assistant Consultant - Connecting Classrooms Global, Schools & Skills, Education

The role of Assistant Consultant focuses on supporting the delivery of the Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning programme from Inception through all subsequent phases of the project lifecycle.     

The post-holder will be responsible for assisting with the implementation of the programme globally, supporting country teams in the UK, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and South Asia. The role supports the implementation of the professional development and school leadership offer (the programme aims to reach 60,000 teachers and school leaders over 3 years)  The post-holder will work with overseas British Council teams and suppliers in the UK.   

This assignment is principally made up of project delivery; however, the project is broad and large in scale, offering some additional opportunities for positioning and product development, stakeholder management and communications, and supplier management, for example.  

The role requires but is not limited to:  

  • Raising purchase orders and managing payments to subcontractors
  • Chairing internal meetings and taking minutes
  • Creating and managing robust processes to ensure the smooth running of all elements of the project
  • Holding suppliers to account for activity under their contracts

This role is based in our Belfast office. Closing date and time: Monday, November 25 23.59. Find out more and apply