Vacancy Notice & Announcements

2017-11-05

Career Opportunities with British Council Nepal

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The British Council is the UK’s international organization 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.

The Project
The Dakchyata: TVET Practical Partnership project has the overall objective of contributing to Nepal’s inclusive and sustainable growth through investment in human capital and by creating better employment opportunities.    

The British Council Nepal is recruiting Office Assistant / Receptionist for Dakchyata : TVET Practical Partnership  project office.

ACCOUNTABILITIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND MAIN DUTIES
> The Office Assistant / Receptionist will be responsible for handling the office reception and provide administration and logistics support to the project team.
> The specific duties comprise, but are not limited to, the following:
> Maintain project office assets inventory and coordinate periodic maintenance of project office and office equipment.
> Maintain stock regularly (monthly) and prepare monthly stock requisition.  
> Work as the custodian of petty cash, maintain the petty cash record as appropriate
> Manage tickets, visa and other logistics, if any, for international consultants assigned in the project as per British Council policy.
> Provide administrative and logistics support for accommodation of international project staff / short term experts.
> Assist to manage tickets, visa and other logistics for international travel of project staff or external delegates.
> Provide necessary logistics support in the project events including for workshops, seminars, trainings and study tours and attend events as required.
> Manage recording/ documentation of  all the incoming & outgoing  documents,  bills, receipt & delivery  to the concerned dept.

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> Assist Programme Administration Manager to update staff members' whereabouts and availability including updating project calendar.
> Assist to maintain information on various  potential suppliers and  service providers  that are relevant to Dakchyata Project operations; maintain up-to-date   contact database of potential vendor and service providers
> Assist to maintain  daily vehicle log book and updating monthly mileage record of  project  vehicle.
> Support in document formatting, Nepali typing, preparing multimedia presentation and notes.
> Provide general office support in scanning, printing, typing, translation, , email etc.
> Assist in maintaining the proper filing system.
> Schedule appointments for meetings and keep calendar / diary.
> Coordinate with vendors / suppliers to book accommodation and venue, and order supplies.
> Assist Programme Administration Manager in other project logistics.
> Perform other secretarial duties as requested by Team Leader / Deputy Team Leader / Sr. Programme Manager.


EXPERIENCE
> Over 2 years’ work experience in office administration and secretarial roles in donor funded projects.
> Proven experience of providing logistics support for events like workshops, trainings, seminars or study tours.

QUALIFICATIONS
> University degree in Management or related field.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
> Strong ability to use MS Office packages.
> Excellent interpersonal and time management skills.
> Nepali typing skills.
> Knowledge on office IT system and basic troubleshooting of networking, hardware and software.

Deadline to apply: Monday 20 November 2017

Interested candidates with the right skills and experience should read the role profile and submit their applications online through the  British Council jobs page [ LINK HERE ]

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the selection process.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. British Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of its partners to share this commitment. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.

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