British High Commission Job Vacancy – Apply Now!

Posted on :

23 Aug, 2018

Category :

Vacancies 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 vacant position below:

Job Title: Fuel Co-ordinator – Internal Only
Ref Id: 13/18 LOS
Location: Lagos
Grade: A1 (L)
Type of Position: Permanent
Start Date: 1 October 2018
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Job Subcategory: Corporate Services Support

Main Purpose of Job

  • To manage daily fuel (diesel and petrol) operations to ensure the smooth running of all generators and vehicles of the Mission.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Create individual fuel files for official and private vehicles and also for the diesel bowser, and PAG’s vehicles.
  • Assist the DHCS and / or his representative to prepare the monthly fuel reconciliation exercise. Tret levels of over 2% must be reported to the DHCS/HCS.
  • Ensure the maintenance of fuel apparatus at post. E.g. flow meters, calibration charts, dip sticks, meters on tankers and fuel dispensing pumps.
  • Distribution of fuel and checking fuel levels (diesel and petrol) in all BDHC fuel reservoirs thrice a week, by physically climbing all reservoir tanks and taking accurate dip stick readings; take records and identify consumption trends whilst ensuring all residential holding tanks are constantly topped up with diesel.
  • Determine re-order levels of fuel in collaboration with the Deputy Head of Corporate Services (DHCS).
  • Take delivery and maintain a record of fuel supplied which must be witnessed by the supplier and supervised by an authorised member of Corporate Services nominated by the DHCS.
  • Positioning of fire fighting equipment and ensuring all safety procedures are adhered to during deliveries and all storage tanks are locked at all times and keys are signed into the relevant key logs.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • A good command of English language – both verbally and in writing.
  • Flexible approach to problem solving with an ability to think on their feet
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills
  • A self-starter able to work with minimal supervision
  • Good organisational skills – capable of working quickly and accurately
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office tools.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in fuel operations
  • Familiar with the Nigerian transport system and the road networks
  • Possess a valid drivers licence.

Required Competencies 

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

Starting monthly salary – N 315,328

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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 Deputy High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos 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 relocation
  • The British Deputy 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: 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.

Application Deadline 4th September, 2018.

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