British Council Austria is recruiting an Office Manager.
Role purpose Thepurpose of the 50% Office Manager part is to provide effective Office Management,to manage the office to the highest standards set by audit and other localand UK guidelines and to support services for the small Austria operation, aswell as seamless cooperative working with the finance colleague responsible forthe office finances based in another office.
Main duties include dealing effectively with suppliers,the landlord, tradespeople and authorities (in German) in order to ensure theBritish Council gets value for money and for the British Council to berespectful to the host country language.
As is typical for an Office Manager, the aim is to manage the premises,facilities, procurement, staff salaries, limited IT issues etc.
An exhaustivebut not exclusive list of tasks is available. It will include day to dayrunning of the office, compliance with Austrian andUK Health and Safety and Security, keeping files and procedures up to date andaudit compliant.
About us The BritishCouncil is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educationalopportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between thepeople of the UK and other countries.
We do this by making a positivecontribution to the UK and the countries we work with changing lives bycreating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.
We work with over100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, Englishlanguage, education and civil society.
Each year we reach over 20 millionpeople face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcastsand publications.
Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by RoyalCharter and a UK public body.
More information about the job you can find in the attached Role Profile, British Council Behaviours and Skills. Applicants must have a pre-existing right to work in EU.
Applications deadline : 23 : 59 GMT, 23 February 2020
Interviews : 27 and 28 February 2020
Start date : 1 April 2020
Role Profile :
The British Council is committed to a policy of equalopportunities and is keen to reflect diversity at every level of theorganisation.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Inline with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment iscontingent on thorough checks, including criminal records checks.