Vacancy at British Council: Senior Grant Officer (MyJustice programme)

Location: Rangoon
Department: Education & Society
Salary: Pay band G (From USD 1249 gross monthly salary)
Contract: 2 years fixed term contract
Closing Date: 13 August 2017 (23:59 UK Time)

This post will support activities of MyJustice, the Rule of law and access to justice component of the Strengthening Governance in Burma/Burma Programme funded by the EU and granted to the British Council through a delegation agreement for implementation to the value of Euro 20 million over four years.

As the Senior Grants Officer, your role is to deliver and coordinate local activity under the EU-funded MyJustice Programme in Myanmar.

You will be responsible for designing and implementing complex granting processes which comply with British Council and EU policies and requirements. You will also be responsible for supporting the Grant Manager in designing and carrying out capacity building activities which directly and indirectly build the financial management capacity of the organisations which receive grants.

You will support MyJustice activities with guidance from the Grant Manager in compliance with both EU and British Council standards. This will include field office set up and management. You will work with the range of internal and external stakeholders to ensure that activities are managed in a way that meets objectives.


To be considered, you must have proven experience of project level financial accounting for donor agency such as the European Union and/or other agency. You will have experience operating successfully in large development projects and the administration of partners and subcontractors in delivering programme objectives and activities.

For further information, please see Role Profile and British Council Generic Behaviours at this link.

In our commitment to promote EDI (Equality, Diversity & Inclusion), if you are using our CV upload function to apply - kindly note that we are not interested in collecting any information that is irrelevant to the job such as marital status, age, photograph, etc.

If you prefer to use the British Council application form to apply, kindly download the respective form here

We regret that resumes or CVs will not be considered when we shortlist for any roles, same as applications that are lacking in information.


Start Date: As soon as possible


If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply before 13 August 2017 (23:59 UK Time).

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