British Council of Nigeria Recruitment

British Council of Nigeria job vacancies – we are recruiting for the following roles:

  1. Head of Finance,
  2. Operations Manager – South,
  3. Senior Programme Manager, Schools Education,
  4. Account Manager,
  5. Business Development Manager,
  6. Driver,
  7. Program Officer.

British Council of Nigeria Job Recruitment

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British Council of Nigeria is in search of suitably qualified candidates for immediate employment. Below are the requirements and how to apply for British Council of Nigeria jobs online.

Head of Finance

Job Location: Lagos
Department: Finance
Job Category: Finance
Region: Sub Saharan Africa
Pay Band: Senior Leadership Band
Duration: Indefinite

Role Purpose

  • The Head of Finance will have responsibility for all aspects of strategic and operational finance in Nigeria, acting as the finance partner to the Country Director and Nigeria Executive Team.
  • S/he will be responsible for ensuring the finance strategy delivers growth through new business operating models and conforms to the Council’s financial control standards and the broader corporate and regional objectives, whilst ensuring compliance with local tax and regulatory requirements.
  • The post holder will be a key member of the Nigeria Executive Team, working collaboratively with the Regional SSA Finance Teams, and will actively contribute in the design and implementation of regional financial strategy in the country.
  • S/he will be comfortable with a highly visible senior role, during a period of significant organisational change.
  • S/he will have a broad base of finance experience and have previously led multi-location finance teams.
  • The post holder must also display an understanding of the organisation’s aims and the ability to connect with operational colleagues.
  • Where necessary, s/he will be prepared to roll up their sleeves and support their team in making things happen

Role Specific Knowledge & Experience
Minimum / Essential:

  • Ten years of relevant experience in commercial and/or ‘not for profit‘ organization
  • Commercial experience, including analysis of business operations, investment appraisal feasibility analysis
  • Leading a team of professionals and working across functions/locations
  • Operating in international and multi-cultural organisations
  • Knowledge of Nigerian Tax and reporting regulatory requirements
  • Strong evidence of managing the performance and development of finance teams

Desirable:

  • Evidence of being a key decision maker i.e. member of board or senior management team
  • Experience of managing government funded projects
  • Extensive project management with regards to change with evidence of leading and delivering

Deadline: 30th June, 2019 (23:59 UK Time)

Application Procedure:
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Operations Manager – South

Job Location: Lagos
Role Type: Business Delivery
Pay Band: Pay band 7
Duration: Indefinite
Reports to: Head of Operations – Nigeria

Role purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to ensure exams operations meet demand, whilst maintaining customer service quality, exams integrity and compliance standards across our Lagos and Port Harcourt offices.
  • The postholder will have responsibility for the southern part of country and will also have oversight in this area outside of our main office locations.
  • This role is ultimately responsible for efficient and effective capacity, cost management, test day delivery expected to guide and coach team members to meet operations and service delivery standards.
  • The role also will work closely with commercial and business development colleagues in the geography.

Person Specification
Qualifications:

  • University degree in any subject or relevant qualification – Minimum / essential
  • Assessment Stage – Shortlisting

Role Specific Knowledge & Experience:

  • Relevant experience of overseeing production of goods/provision of services – Minimum / essential
  • Experience of planning and delivery in a fast paced operational environment at a management level – Minimum / essential
  • Experience managing large teams – Minimum / essential
  • Experience of delivery change and ensuring that new ways of working are embedded – Minimum / essential
  • Experience working in Exams environment – Desirable
  • Experience of leading on delivery of computer based exams – Desirable
  • Assessment Stage – Shortlisting.

Deadline: 20th June, 2019. (23:59 UK time)

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Senior Programme Manager, Schools Education

Job Location: Kano
Role Type: Policy, Advisory & Expertise
Pay Band: 8
Duration: Fixed Term, Until 31 March 2021 with possibility for renewal on mutual agreement
Reports to: Director, Programmes

Role Purpose

  • To provide technical and programme leadership of School (Basic) Education programmes for British Council Nigeria particularly in Kano and Northern Nigeria in order to raise the impact and profile of British Council work in Northern Nigeria.

Qualifications

  • Significant (minimum 10 years) recent professional experience working in the basic education sector in Nigeria preferably Northern Nigeria; with experience in at least two of (teacher education, language in education, school leadership, inclusive education, education policy development).
  • A well-developed network among (Northern) Nigerian education stakeholders in the public and private sector.
  • Experience of designing and implementing School education projects with partners
  • Minimum of five years’ experience leading multidisciplinary teams directly and, in matrix environments.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing diverse public, private and civil society stakeholders in education sector
  • Evidence of partnership development and fundraising from public or private sector or donor agency

Deadline: 19th June, 2019 (23:59 UK time)

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Account Manager

Job Location: Lagos (2) & Port Harcourt (1)
Pay Band: 6
Contract type: Indefinite
Department: English and Exams
Region: Sub Saharan Africa
Slot: 3 Openings

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to build relationships, identify needs and enhance opportunities with key accounts to meet business related targets.
  • The role is also required proactively resolve issues, add value and ensure delivery on expectations. On a daily basis the role executes the country key account strategy and plan.

Qualifications

  • University degree in any subject or qualification in a relevant field

Deadline: 16th June, 2019 (23:59 UK time)

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Note: Candidate should indicate on the supporting statement of their application which location they are interested in.

Business Development Manager

Job Locations: Port Harcourt x 1 Abuja (or Kano) x 1
Role Type: Business Development, Opportunity & Pursuit
Pay Band: Pay band 6
Duration: Indefinite
Reports to: Head of Business Development – Nigeria

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to enact business development across various products and services, including building relationships, identifying needs and enhancing opportunities with key accounts to meet business related targets.
  • The role is also required proactively resolve issues, add value and ensure delivery on expectations. On a daily basis the role executes the country key account strategy and plan.
  • The role will work closely with account management colleagues.

Person Specification
Qualifications:

  • Degree in any subject or relevant qualification – Minimum / essential
  • Assessment Stage – Shortlisting

Role Specific Knowledge & Experience:

  • Relevant work experience in a BD Manager role – Minimum / essential
  • Demonstrable experience to sustain and/or grow a product/service in line with strategic priorities for income and impact – Minimum / essential
  • Experience collecting and analyzing client/stakeholder feedback – Minimum / essential
  • Takes a pro-active approach to identifying ways in which service can be improved, and takes these forward – Minimum / essential
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and commercial acumen – Minimum / essential
  • Business development experience in the E&E sector – Desirable
  • Experience working with exams (or services related setting) – Desirable
  • Assessment Stage – Shortlisting.

Deadline: 16th June, 2019 (23:59 UK time)

Application Procedure:
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Note: Applicants must have existing legal right to live and work in Nigeria.

Driver

Job Location: Abuja
Role Type: Business Delivery
Pay Band: 1/K
Duration: Fixed term 3+ years
Reports to: Programme Officer

Role Purpose

  • The Driver will be responsible for providing safe, secure and efficient transportation of personnel and resources and taking proper care of vehicles in accordance with the organisation’s policies and standards.

Requirements
Qualifications:

  • National Diploma or equivalent – Essential
  • Intermediate level driving certificate – Essential
  • Shortlisting – Assessment Stage

Role Specific Knowledge & Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a driver with an international organization – Essential
  • Experience of working as part of a successful team/function – Essential
  • Knowledge of traffic rules and road network in the region – Essential
  • Experience of work in an FCR project – Desirable
  • Experience of operating in a complex, multi-cultural context – Desirable
  • Basic mechanical knowledge – Desirable
  • Shortlisting and interview – Assessment Stage

Role Specific Skills:

  • Basic IT skills including word and excel – Essential
  • Advanced driving skills – Essential
  • Customer service – Essential
  • Participation in previous defensive driver training – Desirable
  • Shortlisting and interview – Assessment Stage

Deadline: 13th June, 2019 (23:59 UK time)

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Program Officer

Job Location: Abuja
Role Type: Business Delivery
Pay Band: G/6
Duration: Fixed term 3+ years
Reports to: Operations Manager

Role purpose

  • This is a fiexd role to support with the implementation phase of the Agents for Citizen-Driven Transformation (ACT) Programme. The post holder will be responsible for managing the administrative and logistical support to programme activities to ensure quality and timeliness of delivery; good control of resources and compliance with agreed programme management systems and processes; ensuring full and complete budgets are prepared and met for all activities with variance reports prepared as and when required; utilize M&E tools for measuring results during the programme implementation phase.

Qualifications
Essential:

  • Graduate level education
  • Evidence of continuous professional development

Desirable:

  • Project management qualification aligned to P&P professional standards (APM) at the appropriate level of the role.
  • Other project / programme management qualification

Assesment Stage: Shortlisting

Deadline: 13th June, 2019 (23:59 UK time)

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About British Council of Nigeria.

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. 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 – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.


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