British High Commission Hiring for New Positions [3 Positions]

Posted on :

20 Feb, 2018

Category :

Government Jobs in Nigeria, Immigration Jobs in Nigeria

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organizational 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 vacant position below:

Job Title: 
Regional Analyst
B3 (L)
Type of Position: Fixed Term
Job Category: Other British Government Departments (Partners across Government, including UK Visas)
Job Subcategory: CSSF (Conflict Stability and Security Fund)
Start Date: 31st March, 2018.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To collate, analyse and disseminate information and intelligence
  • To draft associated documents and undertake to compose thematic logs.
  • Support the National Crime Agency’s regional footprint in West Africa.
  • Guide Nigerian partners, in relation to intelligence development.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Self-discipline- ability to work alone
  • Organisational skills- prioritise work and complete the work to tight deadlines
  • Work on complex issues- analytically link information to reach conclusions
  • Ability to communicate ideas- Clearly deliver the results of your analysis
  • Presentation skills would be an asset.
  • Drafting of accurate logs- Will require an excellent English language ability, written and spoken.
  • Microsoft Word/ Excel- Familiarity with MS software.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Familiarity with I2 Analyst Notebook, Open Source Training.
  • Awareness of CPIA.

Required Competencies:

  • Seeing the Big Picture, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Other Benefits and Conditions of Employment

  • Over the period of employment with the NCA, the candidate will receive a suitable level of intelligence training. That will include Open Source training and ability to import raw intelligence, manage it, and produce coherent results
  • If required, a course in drafting intelligence material to an excellent UK standard

Starting Monthly Salary

Application deadline  

27th February, 2018.

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  • Applicants will be subject to vetting
  • All applicants will need to be able to demonstrate a verifiable, vettable uk footprint for the past 5 years.


Job Title: Immigration Liaison Officer (IEI)
Grade: B3 (L)
Type of Position: Fixed term, with possibility of renewal
Job Category: Other British Government Departments (Partners across Government, including UK Visas)
Job Subcategory: Immigration Enforcement International (formerly RALON)
Start Date: 1st March, 2018.

Job Description

  • 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.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Individual case working investigations as tasked by HMPO.


  • Using collaborative working with overseas and UK law enforcement partners develop intelligence and investigations to disrupt organised crime groups targeting the UK.

Intelligence gathering and analysis:

  • Develop operational intelligence products through the collection, interpretation and evaluation of relevant quantitative and qualitative information sources.
  • Strong problem solving skills are required to identify and investigate suspected organised immigration crime and to gather evidence-based intelligence.
  • Ensure that all relevant intelligence is gathered, assessed and disseminated in line with guidance.


  • Build effective working relationships with host authorities, International partner (FCC/EU) and UK partners to support the delivery of crime and intelligence objectives.
  • Lead the exchange of actionable intelligence with local law enforcement partners and counterparts in other diplomatic missions to identify and mitigate threats to the UK border.
  • Representing the Home Office professionally, developing effective partnerships with the wider Embassy and with key external partners.

What we do:

  • Immigration Enforcement International (IEI) operates to prevent illegal immigration and disrupt the organised immigration crime groups behind it, supporting both the Immigration Enforcement mission and the Home Office purpose. We have staff deployed to approximately 53 locations across the world.

We deliver this by:

  • Providing intelligence support to the visa operation, supporting UKVI to take an increasingly global approach to risk streaming built on the analysis of objective data and enhanced with local risk indicators
  • Working with carriers around the world to reduce the threat of inadequately documented arrivals (IDAs) reaching the UK by air
  • Developing intelligence packages related to the visa or air threat for subsequent criminal investigations and prosecutions.

What we want from you?

  • ILOs need to have excellent people skills that they can use strategically to build relationships with key partners to assist Immigration Enforcement in delivering it’s objectives.
  • Face to face work is a fundamental part of the job, as is the delivery of training, so the successful candidate should be prepared to do some public speaking.
  • The role of ILO is extremely varied. The challenge with all IEI work is to deliver both the reactive elements such as air calls and requests for support from visa section, as well as the the pro-active elements such as intelligence research and liaison with stakeholders.
  • As such ILOs need be able to manage very challenging workloads, deliver at pace and be flexible in support of business aims. Once up to speed in the role the successful candidate should be able to work towards objectives with minimal supervision.
  • The role necessitates travel for liaison, training, site visits and meetings. Most of this can be done in a day but some overnight stays will be required. The successful candidate will also be required to attend training in the UK, most likely for a duration of 1-3 weeks
  • Working for IEI is fantastic, as much as for the development opportunities it offers as the actual experience of delivering our objectives which can be hugely satisfying.
  • Above all we want you to be keen and to enjoy your work, so that you will find working for IEI as rewarding as we do.

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.
  • Previous immigration, law enforcement and/or analytical or investigation experience would be an advantage.

Required competencies:

  • Seeing the Big Picture, Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace.

Starting Monthly Salary
N610, 536

Application deadline  

21st February, 2018.

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  • The successful candidate will need to ensure that they hold both permission to live and also to work in Nigeria.
  • The holder will need to have/obtain Security Clearance of at least LE Official Sensitive level prior to taking up post.
  • For BHC candidates, the LE BHC Terms & Conditions will apply.
  • The post is for a 12 month contract that may be extended at the discretion of HMPO / HO.


Job Title: LE III TWG Foreman
Job Ref: 02/18 ABJ
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Residence and Support Staff)
Job Subcategory: Residence Coordinator
Start Date: 1 April 2018
Grade: A2 (L)

Job Description
Main purpose of job:

  • The British High Commission Abuja, is looking for a TWG foreman to work in its busy Technical Works Group section to carry out mechanical, electrical services and Building/ Civil Engineering maintenance works

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and experience in mechanical, electrical services and Building/ Civil Engineering maintenance work.
  • Must have a valid driving licence.
  • Must be able to implement and oversee a planned maintenance schedule for all BHC properties.
  • To be able to demonstrate knowledge of health and safety procedures in the workplace
  • Must be able to allocate reactive and planned maintenance tasks daily to relevant Artisans.
  • Supervise TWG artisans and ensure work is carried out to UK standards where possible.
  • English language – spoken and written
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Must have a responsive attitude and willingness to use initiative
  • Ability to work overtime/respond to emergencies as and when required

Resources managed (staff and expenditure):

  • 18 artisans and Technicians

Essential qualifications, skills and experience 

  • Trade Tests grade 1 in Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience:

  • BHC working experience or experience from other international organisation

Required competencies:

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

Starting Mmonthly Salary

Application Closing Date
26th February, 2018.

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