Border Force - Project Support Officer at British Deputy High Commission

British Deputy High Commission in Lagos is recruiting to fill the position below;Border Force - Project Support Officer at British Deputy High Commission

Job Title: Border Force - Project Support Officer

Location: Lagos

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities) 

Main purpose of job:

The main function of this post is to provide administrative support to Border Force, based in the Deputy British High Commission in Lagos. Support will also be provided to the Border Force office in Abuja.   

The role will be specifically to maintain and update the administrative records, manage budget spreadsheets and other ancillary duties in support of the Border Force project team.

Roles and responsibilities:
To provide administrative support to the Border Force project team, as directed by a BF line manager

Duties and Responsibilities
    Support officer to Border Force Project Hunter/Chaucer officers, Higher officers and BFSO Regional Manager
    Maintaining records of Project Hunter/Chaucer staff
    Maintain and update accurate financial records in support of Border Force and FCO budget management and procurement processes.
    Maintenance of monthly/annual budgets
    Liasion with UK Border Force International desk for finance and budget accountability. 
    Management of BF drivers and responsibility for maintenance of official vehicles, insurance and monthly payments to Hunter/Chaucer local support staff
    Address accommodation issues and arrange payment of invoices, utility and other bills
    Co-ordinate and deliver effective administrative support to the Border Force Project Team. This may include booking flights and accommodation and providing logistical support to training events, workshops and conferences.
    Preparing official letters, recording meetings and arranging calls.
    Office and asset management

Essential qualifications, skills and experience 
    Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    Good working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word and Excel.
    Ability to quickly and accurately input data and have a good knowledge of spreadsheets.
    Good attention to detail.
    The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work effectively within a team.

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience 
    Familiar with Firecrest, Echo, FCO and Border Force systems.

Required competencies 
Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

How to apply
Interested candidates should;
Click here to apply

Application Deadline Date 
6 July 2018

Starting monthly salary () 

Start Date 
1 September 2018

Other benefits and conditions of employment 
All applicants should hold a UK passport and citizenship and have an accountable work and/or personal record for the past 5 years

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