Estates Clerical Support Officer at British High Commission Nigeria

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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.Estates Clerical Support Officer at British High Commission Nigeria

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Estates Clerical Support Officer

Job ID: (06/17 ABJ)
Location: Abuja
Grade: A1 (L)
Start Date: 1 July, 2017
Type of Position: Temporary
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Job Subcategory: Estates 

Main Purpose of Job

  • To provide support Administrative to Estate and Facilities Team
Roles and Responsibilities

Manage Estate Help Desk:
  • Upload and register work request from Estate Helpdesk
  • Respond to enquiries and  maintain all record of work requests and file them for audit purposes
  • Liaise with contracted cleaning supervisor on office cleaning
  • Manage  Staff  reservations and bookings on sharedpoint for the club, training suites, and meeting rooms
  • Circulate bound copies of white goods manual to residents
  • Provide cover for TWG Helpdesk,
  • Log requests and provide feedback to the customers
  • Data input of maintenance costs on to spreadsheet
Estate Functions:
  • Record and monitor all  Estate Leave leave forms and updates onto excel spreadsheet
  • Supervise meeting room set-up
  • Domestic Float preparation as assigned by the FM
  • Receipt drinking water supplies into the store and monitor distribution (office use)
  • Buy cleaning materials and ensure they are delivered into the store
  • Ensure soft furnishing is lundered
  • Oversee Sparklean cleaning rota
  • Raise Cleaning materials requisition and receive on Prism
  • Raise Estate Stationery requisition and receive on Prism
  • Other routine Administrative duties as assigned by FM
Essential Qualifications and Experience
  • Good communication skills, computer literacy(Word &excel)
  • Fluent in English
  • Must have good customer service skills coupled with an ability to handle difficult customers
Desirable Qualifications and Experience
  • Experience in working in an International Organisation
  • Previous experience in estates management
Required Competencies 
  • Seeing the Big Picture, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
Starting Monthly Salary

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Additional Information
  • The candidate must be a British passport holder who already has or is able to obtain UK Security Clearance, or another national who has recently lived at least five consecutive years in the UK and may be eligible to obtain UK Security Clearance.
  • The candidate must also provide evidence that they have permission to work for the British High Commission in Nigeria. Any applicant who does not provide evidence of this will be sifted out at the first stage.
  • Please complete the application form in full. Failure to do so may result in a determination that you do not meet the requirements for the position.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Abuja are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.
  • All applicants must be legally able to work in the country of application with the correct visa/status or work permit.
  • 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.
  • Reference and security clearances checks will be conducted.
  • Any questions you may have about this position will be answered during the interview, should you be invited.
  • Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link:
  • Successful candidates not resident in Nigeria will be personally liable for costs and arrangements to relocate, including accommodation and work permits.
  • Check your application and attachments before you submit your application, as you will not be able to make any changes once submitted.
  • The British High Commission will never ask you to pay a fee or money to apply for a position.
Application Deadline Date 
20th June, 2017.

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