Sunday, 23 July 2017


Future Science Programme Coordinator ( SO20145524)

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Role purpose 
The overall purpose of the role is to make a positive and lasting difference to the relationship between Russia and the UK by connecting the UK with next generation Russia.
The specific purpose is to support the development and delivery of a new large-scale client-funded programme in the field of science in Russia.

Recruitment start date: 22 June 2017
Recruitment closing date: 18 July 2017  23:59 UK time 
Role profile:Role Profile.pdf
Main opportunities/challenges for this role:
The main opportunity/challenge for this role will be to develop and deliver a new programme which, if the funding is confirmed for a full three years, will make a substantial contribution to the development of the sciencel sector in Russia and to the relationship between Russia and the UK.
Skills and Knowledge:


Managing projects (Level 2)Examines project data and performance, reporting on progress and recommending corrective action as needed

Communicating and influencing (Level 2)Displays good listening, writing and speaking skills, setting out logical arguments clearly and adapting language and form of communication to meet the needs of different people/audiences

Planning and organising (Level 2)Organises own work over weeks and months, or plans ahead for others, taking account of priorities and the impact on other people

Managing finance and resources (Level 2)Uses corporate financial systems appropriately as part of the job and on behalf of a team

Managing risks (Level 1)Demonstrates understanding of risk management policies and procedures and record of following them

See Core Skills for reference: Core Skills British Council.pdf
Excellent written and spoken English(C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) and native-speaker Russian

Experience of working in or good understanding of Education and Science sectors
Experience of coordinating projects in a busy office environment
Experience of designing and implementing projects together with partners
Project coordination 
Understanding of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion   

University degree or equivalent experience

Connecting with others (More demanding)Actively appreciating the needs and concerns of myself and others

Making it happen (More demanding)Challenging myself and others to deliver and measure better results

Being accountable (Essential)Delivering my best work in order to meet my commitments

Working together (More demanding)Ensuring that others benefit as well as me

All six British Council behaviours are used for performance management purpose. Link to the British Council behaviours: British Council Behaviours.pdf

We believe in mainstreaming equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI). Mainstreaming means building diversity into all processes and functions, considering it as part of policy decisions and building it into the planning of programmes and projects. Find out more information about Equality, diversity and inclusion policy on our global website. The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters — everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC 1989.




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