Admin and Resource Assistant Vacancy At British Council, Nigeria

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The British Council in Nigeria has agreed with the European Union to implement the Conflict Management in Nigeria programme under their Trust Fund (EUTF) and the Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption programme in Nigeria under their Development Fund programme (EUDF).  We have also signed a contract (in partnership with COFFEY) with the FCO for Policing under their Conflict Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) and have plans to position ourselves for DFID’s forthcoming Anti-Corruption in Nigeria (ACorN) programme as well as further EU programmes (ACT).  To support our existing contracts as well as all future contracts, we are developing flexible structures that meet the global British Council standards to provide support to all our FCR (Justice, Security and Conflict) work in Nigeria.
Vacancy Description
Pay band: 4 / Post Duration: Fixed Term Contract till December 2020 / Eligibility: Right to live and work in Nigeria / Location: Abuja / Deadline for application: 28 September 2018 (23:59 UK Time)
To this end, we require a State Office Admin and Resource Assistant to oversee the resources function in the EU State Programme office in line with the programme strategy, implementation plan and financial plan and to client and corporate standards.

Read below for more on the responsibilities:

Logistic and Facilities

Handle arrangements for all incoming visitors to the state office including transport and accommodation arrangements


Main duties will include:

•  Ensure transport arrangements for all incoming staff/consultants to the state offices are in line with BC policies

•  Ensure hotel accommodation reservations are made on time and that staff and consultants are informed on arrangement of their transport and hotel arrangements


Workshops and Events

Assist with the running of the logistical arrangements for all workshops, events and meetings

Main duties include ensuring that:

• All workshop logistical arrangements are in line with agreed standards

•  Procurement of workshop items are in line with procurement policy


Office Management

Maintain appropriate filing system, accountable stationary register and asset register (in liaison with the

Facilities & Procurement Manager) so that all contracts, reports and correspondence are filed properly and all stationary and equipment is recorded correctly.

Main duties include ensuring that:


•  All documents are accurately organise

•  The Accountable Stationary register is up to date


Procurement at The British Council 

Liaise with all outside contractors and service suppliers concerning all services/utilities supplied to the state office.

Main duties include:

•  Ensure that all procurement is held in line with British Council’s procurement policy

The successful post-holder will have at least 2 years’ experience of working on programme logistics for a similar

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