Programme Team Leader (EU), Indonesia (IDN-1675)

We are looking for a Team Leader for EU SHARE (Programme) to strengthen regional co-operation, enhance the quality, regional competitiveness and internationalisation of ASEAN higher education institutions (HEIs) and students, thereby contributing to the ultimate development of an ASEAN Higher Education Space.

You will lead and direct the implementation of EU-SHARE – a large-scale, ASEAN-wide Higher Education Programme, effectively engaging stakeholders in a way that is politically savvy, technically sound, and which delivers against the programme’s stated objectives.

You will lead the strategic engagement and positioning of SHARE within ASEAN organisations and within the countries which make up ASEAN; develop and/or maintain an active and strategic network of relationships both within ASEC, and in the ASEAN countries, understand the political landscape, the various organisational and  institutional needs and requirements, and  position the work of SHARE centrally within ASEAN’s ongoing ‘policy dialogue’ in higher education. You will ensure that all partners (consortium and ASEAN) are contributing to this dialogue and that the programme is well represented at appropriate fora.

Ideally, you should have five years’ proven strategic, advisory and team leadership experience in the Education, and preferably Higher education sector in an international or multinational context. You should have a strong profile and technical credibility, including proven thought leader abilities, and a clear understanding of the role of the Education and Higher Education in development. You should have experience of working with donor programmes and with other bilateral and multi-lateral partners with demonstrable success of large scale programme leadership and management during all stages of the project cycle.

For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours

 If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply before 19 February 2019 (23:59 UK Time).  Applications lacking in information will not be considered when we shortlist for this  role.

In our commitment to promote Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, kindly note that we are not interested in collecting any information that is irrelevant to the job such as marital status, age, photograph, etc. 

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.

Indonesia Operations

We have been in Indonesia since 1948. Every year, we reach out to thousands of students, educators, policymakers, academics, researchers, creative and entrepreneurs in Indonesia. We established the British Council Indonesia Foundation in 2013 to facilitate the delivery of our world-class English language training, teacher education programmes and assessment services to people in Indonesia.  The British Council Indonesia Foundation and British Council in Indonesia, while separate entities, work in tandem to achieve the British Council’s vision of building friendly knowledge and understanding and creating international opportunities for the peoples of the UK and Indonesia – we are linked through our work in cultural relations.

Enquiries about the post can be sent to the East Asia Regional Recruitment team ( based in Singapore.

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