Thursday, 23 March 2017

British Council Nigeria Status Project Manager Recruitment

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust. British Council Nigeria Status Project Manager Recruitment

We are recruiting to fill the position below;

Job Title: Nigeria Status Project Manager

Location: Lagos

We’ve got an exciting, two-year opportunity for Nigeria Status Project Manager with British Council Nigeria.

The role It’s a Senior Project Management role, located in Lagos Nigeria to lead the implementation of a large scale project that will be multi-faceted and have a wide impact across our operation and offices.

Who are we looking for? Someone with
  • At least 7 years’ demonstrated experience in managing projects of significant complexity.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in an organisational consultancy role
  • Track record in managing projects with multiple stakeholders and drawing on external (local & International) advice.
  • Previous experience managing change programmes.
  • A good understanding of the Nigerian landscape.
Essential skills required to be successful in the role include:
  • Managing Projects
  • Managing Finance & Resources
  • Managing Risk
  • Analysing Data
Why should you apply? Equality, Diversity & Inclusion: As a cultural relations organisation, diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do. We provide a work environment that does not tolerate unlawful discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups based on the basis of age, gender disability, religion or ethnicity. If you are an applicant with special needs, we guarantee you an interview if you meet the essential criteria.

A Learning Organisation
Working with British Council offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in intercultural relations. With offices in over 100 countries of the world, we are a modern rapidly changing organisation with worldwide influence and impact through our work in Arts, Education and Society.

Our Values
We live and work by our values of integrity, mutuality, creativity, professionalism and valuing people. Our work environment is therefore one of trust, empowerment, mutual respect and flexibility where you are encouraged to voice your opinions and contribute to our cultural relations work. Our policies for Raising concerns, anti-bullying and harassment, health and safety and Child Protection guide our effort to offer a positive inclusive working environment.

Work/Life Balance
At British Council, we recognise that individuals are the driving force behind our work. As a result, we encourage staff to strike a work/life balance by committing to working smart and making time for personal activities. We do this by offering a number of flexible working options.

How to apply
Interested candidates should;
Click here to apply

Relevant Documents To Support Your Application Process Include
If you have any specific questions or would simply like to learn more about the role please write to the Nigeria HR Team through

Application Deadline Date: 
Wednesday 5th April, 2017 at 23:59 UK time

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect diversity of the society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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