The British High Commission is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to deliver highest possible standards of service by selecting experienced and professional staff to fill the position below:
Job Title: Office Manager – National Crime Agency CSSF Joint Border Task Force
Vacancy Notice No.: 01/16 LOS
Position type: 1 Year Fixed Term Contract
- Due to the nature of the role it is necessary that any applicant be security cleared to confidential status, or demonstrate that they can easily obtain such clearance.
- Clearance is most easily obtained by UK nationals with at least 3 years residence in the past 10 years in the UK, USA, Australia, Canada or New Zealand.
- Nationals of the latter four countries may also be able to get clearance. Candidates must have a traceable history over the last 5 years.
Main Purpose of Job
- The main function of this post is to act as the Office Manager, providing administrative support to the National Crime Agency-led CSSF Joint Border Task Force (JBTF) project team, based in the British Deputy 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 successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work effectively within a team.
- Maintain and update accurate financial records in support of the management of a multi million pound annual budget;
- Provide administrative support to the JBTF Project Team;
- Complete other corporate records in a timely and accurate manner;
- Handle intelligence in accordance with NCA policies and operating procedures
- Manage staff – A2 Project Support Assistant
Roles and responsibilities
- Develop a thorough understanding of FCO and NCA budget management and procurement processes;
- Maintain and update accurate financial records in support of FCO and NCA budget management and procurement processes.
- Co-ordinate and deliver effective administrative support to the JBTF Project Team. This may include booking flights and accommodation and providing to logistical support to training events, workshops and conferences.
- Maintain accurate records in relation to incoming and outgoing intelligence reports including quality assurance to ensure compliance with NCA policies and operating procedures.
- Liaison with other NCA offices, law enforcement partners and private industry in person and in writing, collating information and preparing reports
- Maintain and update CSSF Project Asset Register (including management of vehicle fleet).
- Timely completion of own performance records as well as that of those managed.
- Performing ad hoc duties identified as commensurate to the role.
Other skills / Experience / Qualifications
Essential on arrival:
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Good working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word and Excel.
- Excellent organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload effectively.
- Able to obtain UK security clearance
- Understanding of FCO procurement and financial processes.
Key Competences required:
- Competence 1:Making Effective Decisions
- Competence 2:Delivering a Quality Service
- Competence 3: Delivering at Pace
- Competence 4: Collaborating and Partnering
- Language: English
- Level of language required: Fluent written and spoken
N 458,509 per Month,
Application Closing Date
1st February, 2016
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit covering letter (2 pages maximum) stating why they are a suitable candidate for the position, giving brief examples of how they have applied the above competencies in a previous role, along with a copy of their CV, Via email to: [email protected]
Internal applicants should also submit the above, with a copy of their last appraisal to the same email address.
All candidates: Please quote in the subject line, of your email, the Vacancy Notice No: 01/16 LOS and position you are applying for.
Internal candidates, and spouses of diplomatic officers: Please quote in the subject line, of your email, the Vacancy Notice No: 01/16 LOS and position you are applying for, and also indicate that you are an internal candidate, or spouse of a diplomatic officer.
- All applicants must be legally able to work in Nigeria with the correct visa/status or work permit.
- The British High Commission in Abuja is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.
- Staff members recruited locally by the British High Commission in Abuja are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Nigerian employment law.
- Spouses/registered partners of UK Based Staff, are able to work within the BHC/BCG but their salary will be abated at the appropriate tax rates.
- Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.
- If you have not heard from us 3 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Note: Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited.
- Only electronic applications sent via email will be accepted.