British Council Recruitment 2021 Job Vacancies (2 Positions)

British Council Recruitment 2021 Job Vacancies (2 Positions)
British Council Recruitment 2021 Job Vacancies (2 Positions)

British Council Recruitment 2021 Job Vacancies (2 Positions). The British Council is the UK’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections, and engendering trust.

We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, the English language, education, and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by the Royal Charter and a UK public body.

Reliance HMO Recruitment 2021 Careers & Job Vacancies (4 Positions)

British Council Recruitment 2021 Job Vacancies (2 Positions)

We are recruiting to fill the following positions:

Job Title: Head of Arts, Nigeria and Regional Lead, SSA Creative Economy

Location: Abuja or Lagos
Duration:  Fixed Term Contract ending March 2025
Pay band: 8
Department: Cultural Engagement
Contract Type: Locally Engaged

Role Purpose

  • The post holder will set, enable and deliver the strategic direction, leadership, and governance of our Nigeria Arts programme, Regional Shared Creative Economy Programme and contribute to the objectives of the British Council Arts Programme across Sub Saharan Africa.

Main Opportunities / Challenges for this Role
The Head of Arts will:

  • Hold primary responsibility for our arts programme and arts strategy in Nigeria and will be responsible for the arts portfolio there working closely to identify new partners with whom to deliver the strategy.
  • Contribute to shaping our regional approach to engagement of Creative Economy Policy.
  • Give priority to raising (co) funding and developing partnerships to scale up the Creative Economy programme
  • Significant knowledge and experience of the arts in Nigeria is a requirement as is a deep understanding of Creative Economy and models that make this work in a Nigeria and regional / global context.
  • Regular attendance at evening and weekend events are a normal part of the job

Requirements
Essential:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Strong knowledge of UK creative sectors and creative sectors in Nigeria
  • Sector knowledge in the field of arts and programme management with a strong Creative Economy specialism
  • Demonstrable experience managing a large team or a small organisation
  • Experience in delivering arts work in more than one country in Sub Saharan Africa
  • Experience of commissioning and managing consultants and partner organisations
  • Proven experience raising funding for arts and creative economy projects

Role Specific Skills:
Required candidate will need to possess:

  • Proven leadership of ambitious arts and creative economy projects with a range of partner organisations.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively with tight deadlines
  • Strong knowledge and use of Monitoring and Evaluation skills
  • Partnership development and fundraising
  • Managing relationships with stakeholders

Desirable:

  • Degree or HE qualification in relevant arts, cultural, heritage, or humanities field
  • An innovative approach to the use of digital and social media to connect audiences.
  • Experience of working with both large and medium organisations.

Application Closing Date
27th September 2021, 23:59 South Africa time.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:


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Note: All applicants should have a pre-existing legal status to live and work in Nigeria.

Job Title: Programme Purchase-to-Pay Officer

Location: Abuja
Pay band: 4
Contract type: Fixed Term- 9 months with possible extension
Department: BSS

Role Purpose

  • We have two vacant position for two Programme Purchase-to-Pay Officers to provide accurate and timely administrative support to the British Council’s Justice, Conflict and Security (JCS) programme teams in the areas of Purchase Order management of consultants payments and reimbursements, and consultants invoices management including facilitating organisations.

Main Accountabilities But Not Limited to the Following

  • Ensure that corporate procurement policy and external financial regulations are met in all aspect s of the role.
  • Check that the consultant invoices submitted by the technical teams comply with signed consultant contracts.
  • Purchase Order creation and Goods receipting of Consultants and Facilitating Organisations’ transactions. – ensure 100% accuracy of POs created; standardisation of relevant Goods Receipt Notes such as signed timesheets and invoices and completeness of necessary supporting documents relevant for Goods Receipting.
  • Follow up with the technical team on timely receipt of accurate consultants ‘original invoices.
  • Resolve discrepancies in invoices submitted and ensure sound communication with the technical teams and relevant consultants.
  • Support the year end accruals process for consultants and facilitating organisations by collating all required documents, in collaboration with the Technical/Finance Teams.
  • Support the year end accruals process for consultants and facilitating organisations by collating all required documents, in collaboration with the Technical/Finance Teams.
  • Follow up with the finance team where there are delays in consultant and facilitating organisations payments.
  • Gather data on feedbacks from consultants and facilitating organisations, technical teams and the finance team.

Role Specific Knowledge and Experience

  • University Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2-years Administrative experience in procurement and/ or finance
  • Experience of working as part of a successful team/function

Essential Requirements
The successful candidate will need to possess the following requirements:

  • Basic IT skills including word and excel

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience of operating in a complex, multi-cultural context

Additional Information

  • Role holder must have existing rights to live and work in the country the role is based

Salary
N5,431,443 per annum.

Application Closing Date
19th September 2021, 23:59 Nigeria Time.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:


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Reliance HMO Recruitment 2021 Careers & Job Vacancies (4 Positions)

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