UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Deputy Director at British High Commission (BHC)

UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Deputy Director at British High Commission (BHC) – Here are the requirements and how to apply for the position of UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Deputy Director in the ongoing British High Commission (BHC) job recruitment.

UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Deputy Director at British High Commission (BHC) – About Position

The British Government is a comprehensive and diversity-friendly employer.  They value difference, advance equality and challenge discrimination, developing their organizational capability. They welcome and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds. They do not differentiate on the basis of disability, color, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or other category protected by law. They encourage family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security requirements allow.

They are hiring to fill the following vacant positions described below.

Job Title: UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Deputy Director

Job ID: 04/20 LOS
Location: Lagos
Grade: C5 (L)
Job Subcategory: Economic and Prosperity
Working hours per week: 36.5
Duration of Post: 12 months
Start Date: 1st April 2020

Job Responsibilities

  • Leading on selected operational management responsibilities, including potentially: project oversight, budget management, impact assessment (monitoring and evaluation), HR supervision, or as further defined according to need;
  • Leading on Programme Management & Delivery for the Hub, in particular, digital & capacity building programs and events. This will include budget development and management;
  • Supporting the Director of the Hub in their development of a strategy to establish and make this hub succeed in the Nigerian landscape;
  • Supporting the Director to pursue new strategic opportunities for the Hub, cultivating new leads, understanding business and innovation needs across all sectors and convincingly presenting the opportunities for collaboration via the Hub;
  • Working in collaboration with DCMS and other government departments, taking responsibility for delivering delegations (both inward and outward) and events that support the development of the local tech ecosystem;
  • Developing and managing relationships with local tech firms, start-ups, and wider tech sector stakeholders, using these to support the development of new partnerships and programs;
  • Deputizing for the Director in various leadership roles within the team, including representing the Hub and the British High Commission externally in some circumstances (media, speaking opportunities, event representation);
  • Acting as a gender champion in your leadership role.
  • Actively support PF ambitions on women’s economic opportunities, inclusive growth and poverty reduction through your team.

Job Requirements

  • This role will suit individuals with experience in the UK/Nigeria tech and start-up scenes.
  • Experience in, and knowledge of, the tech sector and start-up scene within Nigeria;
  • Proven track record of developing and running tech/ digital skills programs, and partnerships from the ground up in Nigeria;
  • Proven project management and budget management skills;
  • Well networked within the tech sector (private sector firms and/or start-ups); Knowledge of, and experience with, the Nigerian business landscape;
  • Track record of leading successful delivery in either industry or government;
  • Ability to engage credibly with senior government and senior industry stakeholders;
  • Willingness to travel frequently within Nigeria, and to occasionally travel to the UK and other locations;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Highly motivated, passionate about innovation and technology;
  • Open and clear communicator, excellent networking skills including across international environments

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How to apply for UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Deputy Director at British High Commission (BHC)

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Application Deadline

  • 12th February 2020

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