UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Operations Manager at British High Commission (BHC)

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Job Title: UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Operations Manager B3

Ref No: 37/19 LOS
Location: Lagos
Grade: B3 (L)
Type of Position: Fixed-term (Renewable)
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Job Subcategory: Economic and Prosperity

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Providing administrative, coordination, communications support and project management of hub programs
  • Support on design and implementing the Hub’s policies by establishing and maintaining standards, systems and procedures
  • Support on monitoring, reporting, learning and evaluation processes for the hubs programs
  • Lead work on all logistical and administrative components for the Hub’s activities
  • Preparing briefing materials, marketing material, and travel arrangements, and engagement opportunities for the Hub Team to promote its work effectively
  • Process payments and manage Hub’s procurement process and budget
  • Developing relationships with local tech firms, start-ups, and wider tech sector stakeholders, using these to support the delivery and development of new partnerships and programs

Resources Managed:

  • The post holder will be based in Lagos and will be part of a small team of locally-engaged staff, based within the British High Commission. The post holder will report to the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub Director.
  • The Tech Hub Network is funded as part of a cross-government, Prosperity-funded program, and so collaboration across departments will be a critical success factor in this role.

Essential Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • IT literate, and able to learn how to use new IT systems quickly
  • Strong administrative and/or project management experience
  • Well organized with good attention to detail
  • Able to work flexibly and pick up corporate processes quickly
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Confident at decision making, within agreed boundaries
  • Interest in the innovation and technology sector
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external stakeholders

Required Competencies:

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

Starting Monthly Salary
NGN 539,370.38 monthly.

Application Closing Date
10th December 2019.

Start Date

3rd February 2020.

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should: Click here to apply online

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