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 an Exams Administrator in our São Paulo office. 


Location São Paulo, SP
Duration Fixed-term contract for 12 months
Closing date Domingo, 22 de Janeiro de 2017

Role overview

The British Council Brazil is looking for a professional with proven experience in administrative processes as well as customer services, to be responsible for the effective delivery of UK Exams in Brazil in line with exams quality standards and exam board requirements, achieving agreed financial and impact targets. 

Candidates will be skilled in managing finance and resources, managing people, and have the ability to plan own work over short timescale for routine or familiar tasks and processes.

Selected candidate must be fluent in Portuguese and also have the ability to operate in English (both written and spoken) at IELTS 6 equivalent level. 

This is a locally-engaged post. Pre-existing right to work in Brazil is an essential requirement. 

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 22 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.