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Business Development & Delivery Manager - Levant Education and Society

Job Description and Requirements

The British Council is looking for Business Development &  Delivery Manager - Levant, Education and
Society to join British Council team please see the details below.
Contract Duration: FTC 3 years
Location: Lebanon or Jordan
Pay Band 8/E (locally appointed)
Closing date: 31 August 2019

About Us
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. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than
500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity
governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

Role purpose
The aim of this role is to lead and coordinate business development and business delivery within the
Levant Cluster and to support country staff within in these areas. This is crucial in order to effectively
position the British Council to win and maintain new commercial (full cost recovery) and non-
commercial (partnership) programming in Levant (Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon, OPT, Syria, Yemen). The
role will focus on:

  •  identifying and monitoring market and client trends;
  •  building effective partnerships and networks of professionals in priority areas to support pursuit and delivery;
  •  identifying and actively tracking individual opportunities which match our strategic objectives and overseeing the regional Partnership and Contract Approval Process (PCAP);
  •  leading and managing the proposal management process for a portfolio of pursuit opportunities;
  •  building capacity and capability of country teams in pursuit and project delivery;
  •  providing management oversight of E&S projects across the Levant region, ensuring corporate best practice is embedded across the pursuit and delivery functions and attendance at business review meetings; and acting as a relationship manager for key regional clients where agreed appropriate.

If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please follow the link to
apply before 24 August 2019

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 are required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies