Posted on :
11 Nov, 2011
11 Nov, 2011
The British High Commission Abuja is looking for two full time Entry Clearance Officers to work within the Visa Section. The positions are for an initial one (1) year contract and may be subject to renewal.
The British High Commission Abuja has the following vacancies in its Visa Section:
Job Position: Le Entry Clearance Officer (2)
The successful candidates will undertake a variety of tasks to support visa operations. The main duties will include:
We are looking for British passport holders with good oral and written communication skills. In particular, the successful candidates should be able to work quickly and accurately, often under pressure, have a positive approach to tackling problems and a willingness to take on new tasks.
The most important qualities required are:
This is a full time position from 8am – 4pm, Monday to Thursday and 8am – 1pm on Friday. One of these positions is open to job-share possibilities. Should you be interested in part-time job-share working, please make this clear on your application form. The monthly salary is N329,656, and in addition to this you will be entitled to a personal salary protection allowance of N65,931. Successful candidates who are not liable to pay Nigerian tax will be subject to a 10 % notional tax deduction on the basic salary. The salary will be paid in Naira.
The application process is comprised of two stages. The first stage will comprise a written scenario exercise. The second stage will be an interview which will be split into two parts. For the first part you will be presented with two scenarios to which you will be asked some questions. The second part you will be asked for specific examples of where you have demonstrated particular skills in the past. No prior knowledge of Entry clearance work is required.
All Applicants will be assessed against the following core competencies:
Understands and focuses on customer needs and demonstrates a systematic and innovative approach to improving the quality of service offered. Understands and takes responsibilities to meet all targets.
Review and Recognise Performance
Puts in place plans to assess progress against objectives and works steadily to ensure own work keeps on schedule.
Write in a clear, accurate and structured way, using plain English. Produce written information which sets out key issues, options and actions in a clear and structured manner.
Use ICT (change summary and indicators)
Uses appropriate methods to communicate and influence others. Understands the need to present information clearly and use appropriate style according to audience
All those interested in applying must complete the LE ECO core competency based Application Form. You should also enclose a passport sized photograph and a copy of your passport bio-data page.
Method of Application
Click here to Download the Application form:
Fill the Application Form and send to:
Human Resources Manager
British High Commission
Shehu Shagari Way
Deadline For Applications
Friday 11th November 2011
Applications received after the stated deadline will not be considered. Telephone applications and enquiries will also not be accepted. Only applicants called for interview will be contacted. Interviews are likely to be held during the week commencing 28 November 2011.