To support the direct and indirect delivery of a portfolio of large scale and local programmes/projects, increasingly through partnership, to meet the British Council’s objectives and targets and partner expectations in Zambia. 



Location Lusaka Zambia
Duration 4 years (contract)
Closing date Friday 01 September 2017

Role overview

In line with British Council’s Equal opportunities and Diversity, Child Protection and other relevant corporate policies:

  • Programme/Project delivery: To provide support for programmes/projects and organise events to a high standard and to deadline.  To support relationship management with public and private sector partners to increase impact, influence and income.  To make arrangements for visitors including booking travel, accommodation and preparing programmes.  
  • Financial administration: To provide financial support to the project managers, including raising of purchase orders, getting quotes from suppliers, tracking payments and correcting mis-postings, ensuring project spreadheets and GANTT charts are up-to-date.
  • Result and Evidence Framework (REF): To administer our monitoring and evaluation tool, REF.  Collect and record all data within deadline and according to corporate standards.
  •  Marketing and Communications: To ensure that projects are marketed to the highest standards in print (press, publications), digitally (websites, social media, TV, radio) and at events (conferences, workshops, meetings).


How to apply

Applicants who meet the essential requirements of the post should visit our jobs portal and follow the instructions in the How do I apply section carefully.  Kindly note we will not accept any applications sent to us through hand deliveries, post and or email

The British Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer – applications are welcomed from all; our policy on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion can be seen here

The British Council is also committed to a Child Protection Policy, applications will be considered only for candidates who declare their agreement to the policy, which can be seen here