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British High Commission in Nigeria Job Recruitment

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 position below:

 

Job Title: Driver S1

Job Ref.: 05/21 LOS
Location: Lagos
Grade: S1
Type of Position: Fixed term, with possibility of renewal
Working hours per week: 40 hours
Type of Post: British Deputy High Commission
Job Subcategory: Driver / Messenger
Job Category: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Residence and Support Staff)
Start Date: 20 March 2021
End Date: 31 March 2022

Main Purpose of Job

  • To provide transport services for staff and visitors of the British High Commission (1HMG) to and from assigned destinations within Lagos and other Nigeria Region in a safe, efficient and courteous manner observing all road traffic rules and post security regulations.
  • Perform administrative duties as may be required to support the effective running of the Lagos office and Transport operations in the Nigeria Network.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Transport Services - 60%:

  • Manage transport booking requests and communicate effectively with customers and other stakeholders
  • Drive 1HMG staff and visitors to meetings and functions within Lagos and Nigeria.
  • Conduct Airport runs to pick up / drop off 1HMG staff and visitors. Liaise with Airport officials as necessary.
  • Undertake journeys to other states within Nigeria as necessary
  • Perform duties in line with post security regulations
  • Complete accurate journey record sheets for all journeys in official vehicles

Vehicle Maintenance and Management - 20%:

  • Keep accurate records of vehicle mileage, fuel consumption and maintenance work/costs
  • Perform daily inspections to ensure that all official vehicles are roadworthy and in good working order.
  • Wash / Clean official vehicles ensuring they are kept tidy and parked in a secured area.
  • Complete vehicle inspection checklists and promptly report any defects, faults or incidents that occur to the Transport Manager
  • Check that all vehicle equipment and tools are secured safely and are functioning correctly.
  • Manage a working stock of spares (held in stores with restricted access) for the fleet based in Lagos in line with FCDO / BHC policy.

Administrative Support – 20%:

  • Provide administrative support for the day to day running of the Lagos office
  • Assist the Deputy Transport Manager / Team Leaders and liaise with other Corporate Services staff based in Lagos as necessary
  • Update transport-related data using Microsoft Office IT systems and maintain other records as may be delegated by the office / transport manager
  • Maintain adequate records for all the operations of the transport unit required for audit purposes e.g. Journey records, Stores, Vehicle maintenance check lists, Fuel Consumption, etc

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience  

  • Must possess a minimum of SSCE with 5 credits obtained in one sitting
  • Minimum of 3 years verifiable previous driving experience
  • Full valid Nigerian driving licence
  • Qualified and experience of driving Armoured Vehicles
  • Good working knowledge (and driving experience) of Lagos
  • Basic Computer skills – Microsoft Office tools
  • Must be able to relate and speak fluently with locals
  • Must be able to relate and speak English

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Experience in driving and working with UK Border Force

Required competencies:

  • Seeing the Big Picture, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace

Starting Monthly Salary
NGN 223,596.96

Other benefits and conditions of employment:

  • Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed)
  • Mandatory FCDO e-learning
  • Access to FCDO e-learning opportunities and formal/informal learning and development opportunities at the British Deputy High Commission

Working Hours:

  • Drivers must work shifts rather than standard office hours. The nature of the job will require flexible working patterns.  There is a requirement to work on a rotational basis sometimes in the evening and on weekends. Overtime will be paid for additional hours worked.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Driver S1

Job Ref.: 02/21 ABJ
Location: Abuja
Grade: S1
Working hours per week: 40 hours
Type of Post: British High Commission
Job Subcategory: Driver / Messenger
Type of Position: Fixed term, with possibility of renewal
Job Category: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Residence and Support Staff)
Start Date: 20 March 2021
End Date: 31 March 2022

Main Purpose of Job

  • To provide transport services for staff and visitors of the British High Commission (1HMG) to and from assigned destinations within Abuja and other Nigeria Region in a safe, efficient and courteous manner observing all road traffic rules and post security regulations.
  • Perform administrative duties as may be required to support the effective running of the Abuja office and Transport operations in the Nigeria Network.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Transport Services – 60%:

  • Manage transport booking requests and communicate effectively with customers and other stakeholders
  • Drive 1HMG staff and visitors to meetings and functions within Abuja and Nigeria.
  • Conduct Airport runs to pick up / drop off 1HMG staff and visitors. Liaise with Airport officials as necessary.
  • Undertake journeys to other states within Nigeria as necessary
  • Perform duties in line with post security regulations
  • Complete accurate journey record sheets for all journeys in official vehicles

Vehicle Maintenance and Management - 20%:

  • Keep accurate records of vehicle mileage, fuel consumption and maintenance work / costs
  • Perform daily inspections to ensure that all official vehicles are road worthy and in good working order.
  • Wash / Clean official vehicles ensuring they are kept tidy and parked in a secured area.
  • Complete vehicle inspection checklists and promptly report any defects, faults or incidents that occur to the Transport Manager
  • Check that all vehicle equipment and tools are secured safely and are functioning correctly.
  • Manage a working stock of spares (held in stores with restricted access) for the fleet based in Abuja in line with FCDO / BHC policy.

Administrative Support - 20%:

  • Provide administrative support for the day to day running of the Maiduguri / Abuja office
  • Assist the Deputy Transport Manager / Team Leaders and liaise with other Corporate Services staff based in Abuja as necessary
  • Update transport-related data using Microsoft Office IT systems and maintain other records as may be delegated by the office / transport manager
  • Maintain adequate records for all the operations of the transport unit required for audit purposes e.g. Journey records, Stores, Vehicle maintenance check lists, Fuel Consumption, etc

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Must possess a minimum of SSCE with 5 credits obtained in one sitting
  • Minimum of 3 years verifiable previous driving experience
  • Full valid Nigerian driving licence
  • Qualified and experience of driving Armoured Vehicles
  • Good working knowledge (and driving experience) of Abuja
  • Basic Computer skills - Microsoft Office tools
  • Must be able to relate and speak fluently with locals
  • Must be able to relate and speak English

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Experience in driving and working with UK Border Force

Required Competencies:

  • Seeing the Big Picture, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace

Starting Monthly Salary
NGN 223,596.96

Other benefits and conditions of employment:

  • Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):
    • Mandatory FCDO e-learning
    • Access to FCDO e-learning opportunities and formal/informal learning and development opportunities at the British High Commission

Working Hours:

  • Drivers must work shifts rather than standard office hours. The nature of the job will require flexible working patterns. There is a requirement to work on a rotational basis sometimes in the evening and on weekends. Overtime will be paid for additional hours worked.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 11th March, 2021.

 

 

Job Title: Office Manager A2

Job Ref: 01/21 HP
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Type of Post: British Liaison Office
Grade: A2 (L)
Type of Position: Fixed Term
Working hours per week: 37
Duration of Post: 12 months
Job Category: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Job Subcategory: Corporate Services Support
Start Date: 15 April 2021

Main Purpose of Job

  • To manage the day to day operations of Port Harcourt office.

Roles and Responsibilities
What will the jobholder be expected to achieve:

  • Managing the smooth day to day operations of the Port Harcourt office
  • Achieve financial objectives by preparing annual budgets, scheduling expenditures, analysing variances, and initiating corrective actions.
  • Maintaining daily financial records and monthly Network post-Accounting Spreadsheet (NPAs).
  • Maintaining health and safety policies and managing the policy enforcement.
  • Facility Management
  • Ensure that property is up to FCO standards by keeping an Up-to-date PCA file
  • Adherence and enforcement of procurement policies and procedures. Evaluating suppliers, products, and services, and ensuring that approved purchases are cost-efficient and of high quality.
  • Relationship Management of vendors, service providers and landlord, ensuring prompt payment systems.
  • Providing logistic support for visiting officers (booking of accommodation and transportation)
  • Maintaining an accurate and up to date transport booking calendar
  • Meeting, training and event planning.
  • Maintaining a safe and secure environment for customers and employees. Post Security Officers duties (PSO)
  • Receiving, preparing and dispatching of Diplomatic bags
  • Maintains office staff job results by coaching, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Line management responsibility.
  • Supervising and Monitoring the work of administrative staff
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing ad hoc tasks as needed

Resources Managed (Staff and Expenditure):

  • Office Monthly Budget
  • Drivers X 2
  • Twg X 1
  • Cleaner / Receptionist / Store Keeper X 1

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience  

  • A University Degree in BA or BSC
  • Over 3 years of working experience as an office manager
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Experience in budget and facilities management
  • Excellent communication skills in English

Required Competencies:

  • Seeing the Big Picture, Making Effective Decisions, Delivering Value for Money, Delivering at Pace

Starting Monthly Salary
NGN 431,507.86

Other Benefits and Conditions of Employment 
Working Pattern:

  • Monday to Thursday:  07:30 am - 03:30 pm
  • Friday:  07:30 am - 12:30 pm

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 23rd March, 2021.

 

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 High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Port Harcourt 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 High Commission do 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: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework Please note:  AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5  
    • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.

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