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 currently have a vacancy for a Country Exams Manager, Brazil in our São Paulo office. 


Location São Paulo, SP
Duration 12 months fixed-term contract, with possibility of renewal
Closing date Domingo, 29 de Janeiro de 2017

Role overview

The British Council is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic professional to lead a team delivering services in the education sector. 

The Country Exams Manager we are looking for will have experience in managing a department or operation with a strong track record in finances, and people management including planning, setting and monitoring results, recruitment and performance management. 

The team led by the Country Exams Manager will be responsible for business growth and compliance with British Council and exam boards strict standards.

Applicants should have right to work in Brazil as the British Council is not able to sponsor visa applications from non-Brazilian citizens. 

Fluency in Portuguese and English is mandatory. Candidate's English level will be equivalent to C1 level or IELTS 6.5 or higher. 

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 29 January 2017, 23:59 UK time (21:59 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.