British Council Job Vacancy: Project Manager for our Peacekeeping English Project - Jakarta - Kerja Ngo

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British Council Job Vacancy: Project Manager for our Peacekeeping English Project - Jakarta

The British Council in Indonesia is recruiting for the post of :

Project Manager for our Peacekeeping English Project in Indonesia
1 (one) position, 1 year contract - renewable - Jakarta

The UK Ministry of Defence funded, British Council Peacekeeping English Project is a specialist ELT project which plays a significant role in strengthening UK-Indonesia relations. It achieves this through a wide range of initiatives to improve the English language skills of Indonesian military personnel. These include:
  • Teacher Training: Delivering a range of initiatives to develop the teaching skills of Indonesian language teachers working for the military.
  • Pathways to overseas study (IELTS / EAP): Developing courses for military personnel preparing for postgraduate study overseas and / or joint military training exercises.
  • ESP Materials Development – ‘English for UN Peacekeepers’: Designing specific English language training material for UN Military and Police Peacekeepers.
The Project Management of the Peacekeeping English Project in Indonesia a very exciting opportunity to lead and develop a high profile, high-impact ELT project in a rapidly developing country.

Whist reporting to a wide range of project stakeholders, the Peacekeeping English Project Management is a relatively autonomous position. The post-holder will therefore have to be very self-resourceful, pragmatic, and able to analyse challenges and set goals for medium-term and long-term success. The post-holder will have need to be able to demonstrate considerable flexibility, patience and excellent interpersonal skills in order to build and maintain close professional relationships, and pursue project objectives, in a challenging context.

The post-holder will work from both the British Council office in Central Jakarta and the Indonesian Ministry of Defence Language Education and Training Centre in South Jakarta. The post-holder will be expected to regularly travel to other military language schools around Indonesia as well the Indonesian peacekeeping training centre.

To be considered, you will need to have a Trinity DipTESOL or DELTA, plus experience of working with military or security forces on an ELT project and previous project management experience. For more information on criteria, please refer to the Vacancy Documents.

Start date: End of Sept 2016 (ideally Monday 19, September) and Interviews will likely be held one week after application deadline closes.

For more information please apply; in your application, please include evidence of the relevant experience which you possess, matched against the criteria listed in the Role Profile and Person Specification for this post.

It should be noted that all appointments are subject to clearance and issuance of KITAS by Ministry of Manpower. Enquiries about the post can be sent to the attention of the East Asia Teacher Recruitment team (

To apply, please visit British Council Jobs page: CLCIK HERE

Closing date for receipt of applications is by 23:59 UK time on Tuesday 02nd August 2016. It is essential that candidates use the application form provided on our website. The British Council does not accept CVs in place of the completed application form and it is unable to respond to telephone enquiries.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

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