British High Commission (BHC) Job Recruitment

British High Commission (BHC) job vacancies – we are recruiting for the following roles:

  1. Deputy IT Support Officer,
  2. Office Manager – NCA Joint Border Task Force Project,
  3. Market Access Officer – C4 (DIT).

British High Commission (BHC) Job Recruitment

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British High Commission (BHC) is in search of qualified candidates for immediate employment. Below are the requirements and how to apply for British High Commission (BHC) jobs online.

Deputy IT Support Officer

Job Location: Abuja
Grade: A2 (L)
Start Date: 1st August 2019
Type of Position: Permanent
Type of Post: British High Commission
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Job Subcategory: Technology, Information and Digital Transformation

Main Purpose of Job

  • The main purpose of this role is to assist the IT support Officers in ensuring the smooth running of IT services across Nigeria British High Commission, and its state offices.
  • The jobholder will perform IT Support Officer (ITSO) duties for staff.
  • The job holder will be joining a very busy IT section that provides support to not only Abuja but a number of state offices.
  • This is a particularly busy period for the section with a number of software and hardware deployments ongoing. The successful applicant will therefore need to demonstrate strong IT skills, balancing and prioritising the workload; have excellent communications skills and very good attention to detail.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience with managing Windows 10 IT network.
  • Managing Microsoft Office 2016
  • LAN/WAN configuration, Office 365, Internet and Intranet, IP Telephony and IT Helpdesk Support

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience:

  • ITIL certification

Required competencies:

  • Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Salary
Starting monthly salary: N 387,452

Deadline: 21st June, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Office Manager – NCA Joint Border Task Force Project

Job Location: Lagos
Grade: B3 (L)
Type of Position: Fixed Term
Duration of Post: 10 months
Start Date: 1st May 2019
Type of Post: British Deputy High Commission
Job Subcategory: NCA (National Crime Agency)
Job Category: Other British Government Departments (Partners across Government, including UK Visas)

Main Purpose of Job

  • The main purpose of this job is to act as Office Manager, providing administrative support to the National Crime Agency (NCA)-led Joint Border Task Force project team, based in the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos.
  • This is a multi-agency team consisting of UK-based officers and staff from NCA, Home Office and Crown Prosecution Service and locally-engaged support staff.
  • The job holder will need to demonstrate a high level of integrity and discretion.
  • All candidates should be aware that the appointment is subject to security checks and clearance prior to taking up the post.
  • Candidates should be UK passport holders with a recent 5 year verifiable footprint within the UK.

Requirements
Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under pressure and prioritise workload effectively
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • UK passport holder

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Understanding of basic procurement and financial processes
  • Experience and /or qualification in Project Management (Prince2)
  • Experience in financial record keeping

Required Competencies:

  • Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace.

Deadline: 18th June, 2019.

How to Apply

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Market Access Officer – C4 (DIT)

Job Location: Lagos

Main Purpose of Job

  • This is an exciting time to join the Department for International Trade (DIT). Our aim is to promote British trade and investment across the world which is vital for the prosperity of the UK.
  • DIT brings together policy, promotion and financial expertise to break down barriers to trade and investment in markets across the world to help businesses succeed.
  • This is a great opportunity to be part of an international team that contributes to the success of the UK’s trade goals.
  • The jobholder will be required to identify barriers to market entrants into Nigeria – and where applicable other key countries in the region – and will be responsible for devising prioritised solutions to those market access issues, to assist British companies use that understanding to gain access to markets.
  • With excellent interpersonal skills and strong sense of initiative, the jobholder will work to support the DIT’s Senior Regional Trade Policy Adviser with the implementation of the commitments made by the UK-Nigeria Economic Development Forum.
  • The jobholder will also support DIT’s sector leads in engaging Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) for the removal of specific legal or regulatory barriers constraining specific immediate commercial wins for the UK; and will support HMG in maximising the benefit of the UK Africa Investment Summit (AIS) 2020 by working to ensure investment commitments made in London find smooth implementation in country from a policy and regulatory perspective.
  • The role might have a regional dimension supporting DIT country leads (e.g., in Senegal) by analysing and addressing specific market access and trade policy barriers to greater commercial wins for British companies. This could potentially include supporting the launch of EDF-like processes in other countries within the region.
  • The post will be based in Lagos. Travels to Abuja will be the norm. Some intra-regional travels are possible as the jobholder might work on trade policy and market issues pertaining other countries in West Africa.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Economics, Commercial Law, or related fields.
  • At least three years professional work experience – preferably with exposure to policymaking
  • Proven analytical skills, ability to understand and communicate complex policy issues effectively to non-specialist audiences.
  • Excellent collaboration skills, including the ability to work with colleagues in other departments.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Postgraduate degree or professional qualification in, economics, commercial law, or related fields.
  • Experience of policy-making, particularly in trade policy or economic policy-related fields.

Required Competencies:

  • Seeing the Big Picture, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace

Remuneration: Starting monthly salary – NGN 812,470

Other benefits and conditions of employment:

  • Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):
  • The successful applicant will have access to a range of Learning and Development opportunities with in-house and e-learning, with the potential for overseas training. From time to time there will be requirements to assist other teams within the Embassy, West Africa prosperity/ DIT teams, and the wider UK Government, working with other members of the team to build your overall experience.

Application Closing Date
21st June, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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About British High Commission (BHC).

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.


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