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Project Manager Higher Education and Science – British Counsil, São Paulo, SP

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The British Council

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. In Brazil we are a not-for-profit subsidiary. 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 – Creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. We currently have a vacancy in our São Paulo office for the position of Project Manager Higher Education and Science.


Location São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Salary R$ 6.062,00 plus benefits.
Duration Indefinite contract subject to probation
Closing date Sexta-feira, 16 de Novembro de 2018

Role overview

Brazil has a substantial higher education and research sector, with over 8 million students at under-graduate level, and 220,000 at post-graduate level. It is developing an “internationalisation at home” agenda, which will encourage top-level universities to deepen their international engagement, including the internationalisation of their curricula, the ability to converse effectively in English and other global languages, and development of their international strategies and partnerships with other countries. There is also a large demand from professionals and students keen to enhance their educational qualifications and improve their prospects in the job market. Overall, there is a growing demand for higher quality in education, both directly paid for and within the state education system.

We are looking for a qualified and enthusiastic candidate to manage the delivery of Higher Education and Science projects at the British Council in Brazil, supporting the operational and strategic objectives of the organisation; and to provide general management support to the Senior Manager for Higher Education, ensuring that requirements of the Newton Fund and targets of the British Council are met in Brazil.

This is a locally engaged post. Right to work in Brazil is an essential requirement. Applications must be presented in English.

For additional information about the purpose of the job and its minimum requirements access the Role Profile .

How to apply

Please visit our e-recruitment page to learn more about the post and its requirements and apply online. 

Please note that deadline for application is 16 November 2018, at 20:59 (Brasília time).

Only applications submitted through the online system will be accepted. No additional information will be provided to candidates at this stage.

Applications must be presented in English. Candidates will be interviewed in English as well. 


This is a locally-engaged post. Candidates must have the right to work in Brazil by the time they submit their application. The British Council is not able to support or sponsor work visa applications from non-Brazilians.

Due to internal policy, former members of staff who left the organisation under a redundancy process are not eligible to apply within 2 years from dismissal date.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity  and the development of positive policies to promote equal opportunity and diversity in employment. We work to ensure that people are not unjustifiably discriminated against on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion or belief, sexual orientation or any other grounds. We guarantee an interview to candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria.

The British Council believes that all children have potential and that every child matters – everywhere in the world. The British Council affirms the position that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse asset out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989. Our child protection policy  is mandatory for all British Council staff and service providers.


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