26 Apr 2016

Full-Time Programme Assistant (NSRP) at British Council

Toni AdewunmiAbuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Job Description

The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations. The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. We call this cultural relations.

Programme Assistant (NSRP)

 Sub Saharan Africa
Education & Society
Project Management
Locally appointed Grade J

Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP) Pay Band: 2 Location: Abuja Duration: 1 year Closing Date: 6th May 2016

Nigeria is the British Council’s largest operation in SSA with offices in four cities: Lagos, Port Harcourt, Abuja and Kano. NSRP is a DFID-funded programme managed by the British Council (who lead a consortium including International Alert and Social Development Direct) that aims to enhance collective efforts to identify and respond effectively to potential sources of violent conflict in Nigeria and reduce the negative impacts of conflict on the most vulnerable among the Nigerian population. .

The NSRP programme will operate from five regional offices (Kano, Port Harcourt, Jos, Maiduguri and Kaduna) in Nigeria with a programme management unit situated in Abuja. The post holder will be required to travel to the other regional offices periodically. The programme will link closely with other BC-managed work in Nigeria, notably the Justice For All (J4A) programme and other DFID funded programmes.

The post holder will work closely with the Output Managers, Regional Programme Officers and  Resources Assistants, Finance team as well as the programme technical team and will report to Output 3 Manager. The post holder will also require to have significant dealings with the programme resources team, with the Operations Manager and the overall Programme Manager. Please read the role profile attached. You may find it useful to look at the attached guidance notes on the behaviours and the generic skills dictionary

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