British High Commission Fresh Graduate Job Recruitment [3 positions] - Jobs in Nigeria

British High Commission Fresh Graduate Job Recruitment [3 positions]

Posted on :

18 Oct, 2016

Category :

Graduate Jobs in Nigeria, International Jobs in Nigeria

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.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Community Liaison Officer (21/16 ABJ)
Location:
Abuja

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)  

Main purpose of Job:

  • The main purpose of the Community Liaison Officer’s job is to support and bolster a cohesive and mutually supporting wider BHC community.
  • The successful candidate will be part of a small team advocating for and providing   support to UK-based staff and families on family and community issues, primarily in the areas of arrival and departure from post, information gathering, welfare and communication.

Roles and responsibilities / what will  the jobholder be expected to achieve?:

  • To ensure that all new arrivals (single officers, couples, families and officers on temporary duty) are welcomed and supported into the community; that advice on living in Abuja is provided in advance both proactively and on demand; and to guide new arrivals through the arrival process, including orientation and induction briefing, with due care and attention.
  • Specifically to engage in information gathering and providing advice on spouse/partner employment at Post and children’s education. To remain actively engaged with new arrivals by following up after a period of time to ensure that people have settled in well. (40%)
  • To contribute fully and actively to a strong sense of community cohesion by ensuring that all members are encouraged to contribute and share relevant information on social events and amenities/restaurants/shops etc. To facilitate events, coordinate volunteers, and liaise/network with other missions’ CLOs and local expat groups/organisations. (40%)
  • Advocate for UK-based staff and dependents in addressing issues of importance with Post management, including as their representative on the Joint Post Management Board, Post Housing Committee, and evacuation/contingency planning, and as the chief link between Post and DSFA in London.  (15%)
  • Resource management of CLO Imprest, book and DVD library, keeping updated the CLO Welcome Pack, and, with Post Management, coordination of update of the Post Report. (5%)

How should this be achieved?

  • The   successful CLO needs to be approachable and sympathetic, be a good listener, discreet and able to respect confidences. CLOs may often be the first person at Post to hear of a problem and should be prepared to listen and signpost to where solutions may be obtained.
  • The CLOs report directly into the Deputy High Commissioner, and are expected to advise him on community needs where relevant to wider management decisions.

Essential Qualifications and Experience  

  • Previous experience as CLO

Required competencies:

  • Seeing the Big Picture, Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Demonstrating Resilience

Remuneration
Starting monthly salary: N 243 768

Application Closing Date

26th October, 2016.

Start Date  

1st November, 2016

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should
Click here to apply online   

 

 

Job Title: Technical Works Group Office Assistant (19/16 LOS)
Location:
Lagos

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)  

Main purpose of job:

  • General administration of Technical Works Group (TWG) operation.

Roles and responsibilities / what will   the jobholder be expected to achieve?

  • Monitoring the TWG inbox and helpdesk.
  • Receiving phone calls/e-mails from clients regarding emergency maintenance requests.
  • Control of the works requests cycle (reactive and day to day maintenance) this   includes:- Originating/Receiving/Registering works request; Acknowledgement and delegating works to the relevant teams; Reporting on client’s satisfaction.
  • Drafting notices and information to clients and replies to their queries.
  • Filing of correspondence, purchase and contract documents.
  • Co-ordination of the Pre-Planned Maintenance (PPM) regime
  • Filling entries onto Pyramid.
  • Preparation of Permanent staff overtimes on monthly basis.
  • Administration of casual staff payroll.
  • Compile property files and ensure they are up to date regarding Mini Building Hazards Risk Assesment required documentation.
  • Receipting goods & services on prism.
  • Asset management for TWG.
  • GPC Card for general supplies; confirmation and payment.
  • Administrative support for the TWG Foreman.
  • Training co-ordinator for TWG.
  • Administrative support for Technical works Supervisors.
  • Advising and monitoring TWG Artisans in the correct use of Prism.
  • Telephone tree co-ordinator
  • Deal with Government utility departments and outside contractors when required
  • Works requests analysis and to implement Estates management policies to increase work efficiencies.
  • Complete the appraisal cycle as reporting and countersigning officer for line managed staff as delegated by the TWG foreman.

Essential Qualifications and Experience  

  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • IT literate and familiar in Microsoft office applications.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • Organisational and project management skills
  • Knowledge of building management

Required competencies:

  • Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Remuneration
Starting monthly salary: N248,761

Application Closing Date
20th October, 2016.

Start Date

1st November, 2016

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should
Click here to apply online  

 

 

Job Title: NCA/ CSSF Joint Border Task Force – Project Support Officer (20/16 LOS) 
Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The main function of this post is to provide administrative and intelligence support to the National Crime Agency-led CSSF project team, based in the British High Commission in Lagos.
  • This is a multi-agency team consisting of officers from the NCA, UK Border Force, RALON and local engaged staff.
  • The role will be specifically to maintain and update the Project intelligence database, administrative records, manage budget spreadsheets and other ancillary duties in support of the CSSF project team.
  • All applicants will be requird to hold UK passport and citizenship and have a accountable work and/or personal record for the  past 5 years.
  • The successful  candidate will demonstrate the ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Appointments within the NCA require a high level of integrity and discretion. All candidates should be aware that this appointment is subject to security checks (past 5 years) and clearance prior to appointment.

Roles and Responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?:
Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update the Project intelligence database;
  • Provide administrative support to the Project team, as directed by the Project Office Manager
  • Maintennce and accounting of annual budgets.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage data and intelligence relating to Project core business areas (drug trafficking and human trafficking);
  • Produce accurate reports on data and intelligence as required by the Project team;
  • Provide administrative support to the Project   Office Manager as required. This may include booking flights and   accommodation, providing to logistical support to training events, maintaining administrative records in support of project budget management and the management of assets.
  • Other ad hoc duties as directed by JBTF staff and/or the JBTF Office Manager.

Essential Qualifications and Experience 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to quickly and accurately input data to a bespoke database.
  • Good attention to detail.

Desirable qualifications and experience:

  • Familiar with Firecrest, Echo, FCO and NCA systems

Required competencies:

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

Remuneration
Starting monthly salary: N360 778

Application Closing Date

20th October, 2016

Start Date 

1st November, 2016

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Note

  • Appointment for this position requires a high level of integrity and discretion. All candidates should be aware that this appointment is subject to security checks and clearance prior to appointment. Please note that only nationals of the UK are likely to meet this requirement.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.
  • All applicants must be legally able to work in the country of application with the correct visa/status or work permit.
  • 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.
  • Reference and security clearances checks will be conducted.
  • Any questions you may have about this position will be answered during the interview, should you be invited.
  • 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
  • Successful candidates not resident in Country will be personally liable for costs and arrangements to relocate, including accommodation and work permits.
  • Complete the application form in full as the information provided will be used for screening purposes.
  • Check your application and attachments before you submit your application, as you will not be able to make any changes once submitted.
  • The British Deputy High Commission will never ask you to pay a fee or money to apply for a position.

 

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