British High Commission (BHC) Job Recruitment

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British High Commission (BHC) Job Recruitment

The British High Commission (BHC) in Nigeria is currently recruiting for the following vacant positions:

  1. Immigration Liaison Officer
  2. Programme Analyst – BMATT
  3. Temporary Entry Clearance Assistant
  4. Head of Communications and Public Relations
  5. Tech Hub Director, International Tech Hub Network

Immigration Liaison Officer

Job Location: Lagos

Salary: NGN 610, 536 monthly

Deadline: 18th April, 2019

Main Purpose of Job

  • To detect and prevent the abuse of passport applications, and identify and disrupt the activity of the organised crime groups behind it.
  • Develop operational intelligence products through the collection, interpretation and evaluation of relevant quantitative and qualitative information sources.
  • Work closely with HMG partners at post, host authorities and international partners to support the development of intelligence and investigations to disrupt organised crime groups.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • A UK passport holder
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • A high level of written and spoken English with the ability to write high quality reports and briefings.
  • Strong organisational and time management skill.
  • An ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision is essential.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Previous immigration, law enforcement and/or analytical or investigation experience

Programme Analyst – BMATT

Job Location: Abuja

Salary: NGN 610, 536 monthly

Deadline: 15th April, 2019.

Main Purpose of Job

  • This is an exciting role within British Military Advisory & Training Team (BMATT), working to support both the Nigerian Government and inward investment from the UK across a number of different sectors.
  • The role will be based in Abuja, Nigeria contributing to work being delivered by BMATT and British Defence Staff (BDS) West Africa.
  • The successful candidate will work within BMATT, reporting to the BMATT Chief of Staff (COS) and BMATT Programme Leads.
  • They will deliver a variety of analytical projects in support of BMATT activities in Nigeria to fulfil Conflict Security and Stability Fund (CSSF) strategy for Nigeria.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Analytical Skills, Conduct and Analyse Surveys
  • At least 3 years experience on Project Management and delivery in an International Environment with Government or the NGO sector.
  • 3 years experience working at an equivalent level with a comparable organisation.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Resilience, Flexibility and ability to deliver quality under pressure and strict timelines.
  • Experience of working in security sector reform or with the military. The ability to work as part of a busy creative team, as well as willingness to provide support to team members needs be.

Temporary Entry Clearance Assistant

Job Location: Abuja

Salary: N315,328/month

Deadline: 18th April, 2019

Main Purpose of Job

  • To perform general office administration duties and to assist with the efficient running of the visa operation.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • To be IT literate in terms of using computers for email on a daily basis.
  • To be able to communicate fluently in both written and verbal English

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Familiarity with software packages (notably MS Word, Excel and straightforward databases)
  • Previous experience of working within a visa section.

Head of Communications and Public Relations

Job Location: Abuja

Salary: N1,852,619/month.

Deadline: 15th April, 2019.

Main Purpose of Job

  • The British High Commission (BHC) seeks an experienced and dynamic professional to lead the British High Commission’s communications effort across the UK government’s network in Nigeria.
  • Communications is a key tool in BHC’s efforts to deliver on its wide-ranging objectives in Nigeria.
  • The Head of Communications will ensure we are using that tool to maximum effect, leading the comms team and collaborating with policy and programme teams across the office to communicate effectively and innovatively across a range of traditional and digital media.
  • The role will also drive regional communications work across West Africa, reporting into and drawing on the regional hub in South Africa.
  • This is an exciting and fast-paced role suitable for a high quality and experienced communications professional.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in public relations, marketing or media, including developing and implementing media communication plans/media campaigns and managing events.
  • Proven track record of delivering high quality strategic campaigns
  • Highly organised, proactive, able to work accurately within deadlines, with little supervision, in a fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail and strategic understanding, including when operating under pressure
  • Qualified to post graduate degree level
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • A good working knowledge of ICT software (e.g. MS Word) in general and strong skills in digital media
  • Strong networking and relationship management skills
  • Effective management of teams

Tech Hub Director, International Tech Hub Network

Job Location: Lagos

Salary: NGN1,852,619/month.

Deadline: 22nd April, 2019.

What will the jobholder be expected to achieve?:

  • The successful applicant will design the strategy for, and establish the Nigeria Tech Hub and will work with colleagues at DCMS and other UK government departments working in digital access to set the Hub’s overall direction and objectives.
  • The applicant will be responsible for the Hub’s operations across Nigeria, leading on cross departmental projects and developing and maintaining senior relationships with both internal and external contacts and sponsors developing a public and media profile for the Hub’s activities, leading on reporting and working as part of the High Commissioner’s team and mission

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • At least five years’ experience in, and knowledge of, the tech sector and start-up scene within Nigeria;
  • Significant leadership experience in the technology/digital sector or business development more widely (or a passion for innovation and technology);
  • Experience of developing strategies in partnership with multiple stakeholders;
  • Well networked within the tech sector (private sector firms and start-ups);
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, the Nigerian business landscape
  • Track record of leading successful delivery in either industry or government;
  • Good judgement and political understanding;
  • Resilience and adaptability;
  • Ability to engage credibly with senior government and senior industry stakeholders
  • Proven track record of leading teams to develop and run programs and partnerships from the ground up – core funding will constitute Official Development Assistance, with legal constraints around how it is spent so an existing understanding of this will be helpful;
  • Willingness to travel frequently within Nigeria, and to occasionally travel to the UK and other Job Locations
  • Language: Excellent spoken and written English. Knowledge of a Nigerian language, such as Yoruba or Hausa, would be welcome too.

How to Apply for British High Commission (BHC) in Nigeria.

Apply for the post of Immigration Liaison Officer at BHC Nigeria.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Apply for the post of Programme Analyst – BMATT at BHC Nigeria.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Apply for the post of Temporary Entry Clearance Assistant at BHC Nigeria.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Apply for the post of Head of Communications and Public Relations at BHC Nigeria.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Apply for the post of Tech Hub Director, International Tech Hub Network at BHC Nigeria.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Additional Information:

  • Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening. Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
  • The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Abuja are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.
  • All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.
  • The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to:
    • Obtain the relevant permit
    • Pay fees for the permit
    • Make arrangements to relocate
    • Meet the Costs to ReJob Location
  • The British High Commission does not sponsor visas/work permits except where it may be local practice to do so.
  • Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
  • Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework Please note: AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates
  • Please log into your profile on the application system on a regular basis to review the status of your application.

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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