State Office Admin and Resource Assistant at British Council Nigeria

Role Requirements
Threshold requirements:

  • Passport requirements/ Right to work in country – Existing right to live and work in Nigeria.

Assessment stage: Short-listing

  • Direct contact or managing staff working with children? – Appropriate child protection assurance checks in accordance with British Council policy
  • Notes: Some unsocial hours, weekend work and travel may be required where the need arises.

Person Specification


  • Graduate level education


  • Evidence of continuous professional development

Assessment stage: Shortlisting

Role Specific Knowledge & Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of working on programme logistics for an international organization.
  • Experience of working as part of a successful team/function.
  • Experience working with SAP.


  • Experience of operating in a complex, multi-cultural context.
  • Experience of managing fleet of vehicles.

Assessment Stage: Shortlisting

British Council Core Skills
Managing People (Level 1):

  • Support people – Provides support to less experienced members of the team and is aware of individual differences. Helps colleagues perform tasks and use systems and processes.

Planning and Organising (Level 1):

  • Is Methodical – Able to plan own work over short timescales for routine or familiar tasks and processes.

Communicating and Influencing (Level 1):

  • Communicates clearly and effectively – Listens to others and expresses self clearly, with grammatical accuracy and awareness of a diverse audience in speaking and writing.

Managing Risk (Level 2):

  • Supports a risk management culture – Has track record of identifying and highlighting risks and suggesting mitigating actions.

Assessment Stage: Shortlisting and Interview

British Council Behaviours

  • Creating shared purpose (Essential) – Creating energy and clarity so that people want to work purposefully together.
  • Being accountable (More demanding) – Putting the needs of the team or British Council ahead of my own.
  • Working together (More demanding) – Ensuring that others benefit as well as me.
  • Connecting with others (More demanding) – Actively appreciating the needs and concerns of myself and others
  • Making it happen (More demanding) – Challenging myself and others to deliver and measure better results.
  • Shaping the future (Essential) – Looking for ways in which we can do things better.

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Assessment Stage: Interview and Performance Management

Application Closing Date and Time
24th December, 2019 (23:59 UK time)

Interested and qualified applicants should apply

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