British High Commission Job Recruitment 2019 (3 Positions) – Apply Here

The British High Commission Job Recruitment 2019 is a massive one with 3 available positions within the organization. Here is how to apply.

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Details on this recruitment are provided below.

Current Job Openings at British High Commission Job Recruitment 2019

  • Market Access Officer C4 (DIT)
  • Senior Press and Public Affairs Officer C4 (24/19 ABJ)
  • Finance and Compliance Manager, CSSF West Africa

Job Position – Market Access Officer C4 (DIT)

  • Job Type: Fixed term, with the possibility of renewal
  • Job Reference Number: 29/19 LOS
  • Location: Lagos
  • Grade: C4 (L)
  • Type of Post: British Deputy High Commission
  • Job Category: Department for International Trade roles
  • Job Subcategory: Department for International Trade (DIT)
  • Resumption Date: 15th July 2019
  • Remuneration: Starting Monthly Salary is NGN 812,470

Job Purpose for Market Access Officer C4 (DIT)

  • To advocate British trade and investment across the world.
  • To bring together expertise and policy to break down barriers to trade and investment in markets all around the world to help businesses thrive.

Job Description for Market Access Officer C4 (DIT)

  • Will be an Outreach to exporters, importers and investors (existing and potential) to supervise and recognize the challenges faced by British companies trying to break into the Nigerian market – and where applicable the market of other West African countries.
  • Initiate sectoral research based on the country’s priorities and the UK’s offer.
  • Create and supervise HMG’s political response to these challenges by working with colleagues in DIT, FCO, and DFID.  Where necessary, prioritize barriers and create strategies to overcome them through a mixture of different instruments.
  • Advocate the enactment of the UK commitments made under the UK-Nigeria Economic Development Forum (EDF), focusing on the removal of specific market access barriers and leading the UK effort in some work streams in cooperation with the Nigerian counterparts.
  • Tap into centrally run systems targeting to bring coherence into DIT’s work into Market Access barriers (the Digital Market Access Service) and ongoing Ministerial-level dialogue on economic development between the UK and Nigeria.
  • Liaise with the Embassy’s trade, economic and programme teams (London and in-country) that are already working to identify where the UK can provide technical assistance to reinforce a friendlier trade and investment environment, including on trade facilitation. Where applicable, the applicant will also support, design or supervise programmes (or components) that contribute to these objectives – especially as they related to the market access agenda.
  • Establish networks with key partners to get an excellent understanding of Nigeria’s (and where applicable West Africa’s) economic regulatory bodies, focused on the removal of targeted market access barriers to more trade and investment.
  • Join the trade diplomacy skills development within the UK Mission in Nigeria and where applicable in selected countries in the region.
  • Direct the post-Brexit trade policy information desk presenting market access links and information to interested local and British businesses to contribute to an effective transition of trading relations when the UK leaves the EU.

Job Requirements for Market Access Officer C4 (DIT)

  • Undergraduate degree in Economics, Commercial Law, or related fields.
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional work experience – preferably with exposure to policymaking.
  • Credible analytical skills, and able to understand and communicate complex policy issues effectively to non-specialist audiences.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with colleagues in other departments.
  • Must have experience of policy-making, particularly in trade policy or economic policy-related fields.

Apply Now For Market Access Officer C4 (DIT)

Qualified candidates with desired requirements should click here to apply for Market Access Officer

Deadline for Application: June 21, 2019

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Job Position – Senior Press and Public Affairs Officer C4 (24/19 ABJ)

  • Job Type: Fixed term, with the possibility of renewal
  • Job Reference Number: 29/19 ABJ
  • Location: Abuja
  • Grade: C4 (L)
  • Type of Post: British Deputy High Commission
  • Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
  • Job Subcategory: Communications, Press and Media.
  • Resumption Date: 1st August 2019
  • Remuneration: Starting salary is N790,125

Job Purpose for Senior Press and Public Affairs Officer C4 (24/19 ABJ)

  • To run and manage the Commission’s Press Office.  
  • The successful candidate will play an important role in making sure that the UK government in Nigeria is able to communicate effectively and creatively across a range of traditional and digital media.  
  • They direct the team, enforcing timely and effective response to national and international media.

Job Description for Senior Press and Public Affairs Officer C4 (24/19 ABJ)

  • Liaising with the BHC’s Head of Communications, colleagues across all Government departments operating in Nigeria as well as the press offices of Government Departments in London, to direct UK communications in Nigeria and ensure the Its communications strategy is in line with instructions and guidelines set by senior officials in London and Nigeria.
  • Will function as the team leader for the BHC’s Press and Public Affairs team with direct line management for three locally employed staff in Abuja.
  • Responsible for directing the Press and Public Affairs team in the supervising and analysis of national and international media, so as to provide credible and informative products to colleagues in the Nigeria Network and also the Nigeria Team in the Foreign Office in London.
  • Oversee media engagements for senior staff in Nigeria and visiting senior officials and Ministers, making sure they are well planned and that staff are ready for an assisted through them.
  • Ensuring the UK in Nigeria has a rapid and effective approach to all segments of communications including but not restricted to public diplomacy events, external digital communications and increasing the audience receiving UK messages.
  • Creating and keeping an effective network of contacts all through the spectrum of the Nigerian Media to make sure that the BHC has a deep understanding of the Media’s role in Nigerian society and is well stationed to engage constructively when needed.
  • Functioning as one of the British High Commission’s spokespeople, and also drafting, verifying and delivering appropriate media messages to local and international media.

Job Requirements for Senior Press and Public Affairs Officer C4 (24/19 ABJ)

  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree level.
  • Must be proficient in the use of English Language, both written and verbal.
  • Meticulously organized, able to make decisions and to work precisely within deadlines and with less supervision.
  • Excellent knowledge of ICT software (e.g. MS Word) in general and adept in digital media.
  • Pays attention to detail and comfortable producing true and precise statements under pressure.
  • Durable networking and relationship management skills.
  • Credible work experience in public relations, marketing or media.
  • Effective management of teams.
  • Work experience in an international organization is an added advantage.
  • Ability to make effective decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace.

Apply Now for Senior Press and Public Affairs Officer C4 (24/19 ABJ)

Candidates with fitting qualifications and work experience should click here to apply for Senior Press and Public Affairs Officer C4 (24/19 ABJ)

Deadline for Application: June 14, 2019

Job Position – Finance and Compliance Manager, CSSF West Africa

Job Type: Fixed term, with the possibility of renewal
Job Reference Number: 26/19 ABJ
Location: Abuja
Grade: C4 (L)
Type of Post: British Deputy High Commission
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Job Subcategory: CSSF – Conflict Stability and Security Fund
Resumption Date: 1st July 2019
Remuneration: Starting salary is NGN790,125 monthly

Job Purpose for Finance and Compliance Manager, CSSF West Africa

  • The Commission is looking for a confident and proactive finance and compliance manager to manage a £35m p.a. regional portfolio of conflict programming all through West Africa.
  • To work with various regional UK government and international actors to oversee, report on and advance financial risk management all around the entire portfolio.
  • A platform to advocate and support UK foreign policy priorities in West Africa.

Job Description for Finance and Compliance Manager, CSSF West Africa

  • Leading oversight of financial and compliance performance across the West Africa CSSF portfolio, including delivering through a West Africa CSSF Finance Assistant, and supporting a Sahel finance officer based in Bamako and the CSSF lead in Freetown.
  • Leading on providing financial reports to the CSSF Africa Team in London across the West Africa portfolio, coordinating with others in the team.
  • Ensuring programme management cycle principles and best practice are applied to support the delivery of projects in line with annual milestones and targets.
  • Providing or supporting the production of accurate and timely financial and compliance reports for the Nigeria, Sahel and Sierra Leone strategy boards, presenting information in a clear and accessible way to inform strategic decisions.
  • Improving regional capability on finance, procurement and risk management by sharing guidance, tools and training opportunities.
  • Ensuring and implementing all necessary pre-contract compliance requirements such as due diligence and audit processes to protect programme funds.
  • Maintaining and managing relationships with suppliers, implementing partners and programme managers professionally and effectively to ensure value for money, minimising the occurrence of fraud and inefficiencies.
  • Will be responsible for the West Africa Finance and Programme Assistant and will be the countersigning officer for the Sahel Finance and Programme Officer in Bamako.

Job Requirements for Finance and Compliance Manager, CSSF West Africa

  • Experience in managing large funds.
  • Strong financial management skills.
  • A strong understanding of systems and tools for financial planning and budgeting (including excel) Strong programme and project cycle management skills and experience.
  • Be articulate, competent in drafting high quality written communication, and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to engage effectively with both the technical level and senior staff in government and other donors.
  • Excellent at connecting and building relationships and being a good negotiator.
  • Experience of working with commercial suppliers, multi-lateral agencies, civil society, government and development partners to identify problems/obstacles and develop/implement practical solutions
  • Able to work as part of a team to deliver results, be a self-starter and able to take and see through delegated decisions.
  • Possession of Financial management qualification.
  • Conflict/Security/development experience.
  • Achieving marketing goals, rendering professional invaluable service, operating at a fast pace.

Apply Here for Finance and Compliance Manager, CSSF West Africa

Candidates with fitting qualification should click here to apply for Finance and Compliance Manager, CSSF West Africa

Deadline for Application: June 12, 2019

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