Vacancy Status: Closed

Role: Director of English Language

Client: British Council (BC)

Business Unit: English & Examinations Strategic Business Unit Location: London

Remuneration: Competitive salary, plus bonus and civil service pension, 32 days holiday & impressive range of family friendly policies

Status: Indefinite

Purpose of Job:
To lead the British Council’s worldwide English Language business reaching 110 million English learners, teachers and policymakers each year with a turnover of £200m predominantly generated in competitive commercial markets, and significantly grow both impact and income over the next few years.

To lead and inspire direct reports i.e. the Heads of English Teacher Development and Public Education, Head English Teaching Centres, Head Digital, Broadcast and Print English Learning and Head English Research & Development and ensure they and their activities are fully integrated into a holistic British Council English offer.

To collaborate with the Director Examinations and the Director Business Innovation and Partnership Development to ensure a joined up approach to English across teaching, learning and assessment and partnerships.

To provide strategic global leadership and direction to overseas based regional Managers in English.

For the job holder to contribute as a member of the English & Examinations SBU leadership team to reinforcing the BC’s reputation as a world authority in English language.


Vacancy Status: Closed. Another successful assignment for Oakleigh Resourcing.

The Roles: Exciting HR opportunities working within a shared services model in either the Centres of Expertise (OD, C&B, Case Management Lead/Head, Case mangement/HR Generalists) or as an HRBP.

Client: Sellafield Ltd

Remuneration: Competitive salary plus pension and bonus.  Relocation package available.

Status: Permanent (althought will consider interim in some of the Centres of Expertise areas).

Location: Sellafield and Whitehaven in West Cumbria.

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Vacancy Status: Closed. Another successful assignment for Oakleigh Resourcing.

Job Title:  Privacy & Information Governance Business Partner, Europe

Client: The British Council

Remuneration: Attractive salary and benefits package - further information provided on request

Reports to: Director EU Operations

Duration of job: Two years, fixed term contract, with possible extension/conversion to a permanent contract

Job Location: Europe (flexible to suit candidate preference)

Job Purpose
To support the British Council's reputation by providing professional consultancy and business assurance in the field of Information and Knowledge Management, particularly:

  • Information Governance
  • Records and Archives Management
  • Knowledge Management