The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations operating in more than 110 countries and territories worldwide and has been in Ethiopia for the last 72 years. We build trust and understanding between people worldwide by enabling them to share ideas and knowledge. We call this "cultural relations".


Working for the British Council offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in international cultural relations. You will be part of a modern, rapidly changing organization with worldwide influence and impact. Working with us offer you scope for versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment.

British Council Ethiopia invites interested and qualified Candidates for the following exciting job opportunity:


Position Title

Objectives and Scope of Work

Required qualifications and experience

Duration of Assignment

Senior Programme Manager

The main purpose of the job is to plan, lead, coordinate and manage the capacity development, policy dialogue, evidence gathering and monitoring and evaluation activities of the Quality Education Strategic Support Programme (QESSP).

·         Master’s degree in education or related field;

·         A minimum of four years of team leadership experience;

·         At least eight years of programme management experience with some responsibility for programme wide monitoring and evaluation in a donor funded programme;

·         Knowledge of teacher education, school leadership development or education for disadvantaged groups;

·         Knowledge of sector priorities and key interventions;

·         Additional project management qualification, good report writing skill and experience in managing consultants is a plus.

Fixed term up to November 2018

A detailed Role Profile for the post, Application Form and a definition guide for British Council Behaviours and Core Skills can be obtained from our website at


Only applications on the standard from will be accepted. All completed application forms must be submitted to the address below or by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday 16 December 2016.

A British Council Ethiopia

PO Box 1043

Comoros Street

Tel. 011 662 0388 or 011 6174300

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


British Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified female and disabled candidates.


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