Saturday, 22 April 2017

Programme Manager, Skills at British Council Nigeria

Welcome to the British Council, the UK’s cultural relations organisation with dynamic teams spanning six continents.Programme Manager, Skills at British Council Nigeria

We create international opportunities for the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide.

Job Title: Programme Manager, Skills

Location: Port-Harcourt

Vacancy Description
Role is Pay band 7 (Middle Management/ Post is in Port Harcourt/Maternity Cover 4 months ( June – November 2017)/Vacancy is open to internal & external applicants/applicants must have pre-existing right to live & work in Nigeria.
We have teams and offices in six continents and over 100 countries bringing exciting international opportunities to life, every day. Each year we work with millions of people, connecting them with the United Kingdom, through our work in English, the Arts, Education and our ways of living and organising society. We have over 75 years’ experience of doing this. We are looking for a dynamic, people-centred individual to join our Programmes team. If you are interested in working with us to fulfil our vision, then please read through the information below.

The Role Programme Manager, Skills - Maternity Cover 4 months (Middle Management) The Programme Manager, Skills will act as the Senior Responsibility Officer for Programme delivery in the Port Harcourt office with associated representational, leadership and management responsibilities and accountabilities. To work with the Director Programmes, Director Higher Education, Skills and Enterprise, and wider Higher Education and Skills team to lead on the development and implementation of Skills portfolio in Nigeria including management of the grant funded two year Fast Forward (FF) action research pilot project.

Responsibilities You will be responsible for
  • Programme development, management , evaluation and reporting
  • Financial management
  • Risk management
  • Communications
  • Business Development
  • Managing stakeholders and customer groups
The Person We Are Looking For Someone With
  • Working knowledge of Nigerian Education and Skills systems
  • Experience of working with donor/grant/ client funds
  • Knowledge of private and public funded interventions within TVET and Employability fields
Please refer to the role profile for more information on the role, its responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification.

How to apply
Interested candidates should;
Click here to apply

Please follow the links for relevant document to support your application
Application Deadline Date
Closing date for applications is 5th May, 2017 (23:59 UK time)

Note that you should only fill out the application after thoroughly reading through the ROLE PROFILE & GUIDANCE NOTES. There’s some important information you don’t want to miss. 

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect diversity of our society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks.


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