State Office Admin and Resource Assistant at British Council – TDPel Jobs
The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations.
The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. We call this cultural relations.
We build trust and understanding for the UK to create a safer and more prosperous world. In terms of our reach and impact, we are the world’s leading cultural relations organisation. Cultural relations is a component of international relations which focuses on developing people-to-people links and complements government-to-people and government-to-government contact. We use English, Arts, and Education and Society – the best of the UK’s great cultural assets – to bring people together and to attract partners to working with the UK. The British Council has over 7,000 staff working in 191 offices in 110 countries and territories.
The British Council in Nigeria
The British Council was established in 1934 and has been in Nigeria since 1943. We currently operate from offices in Abuja, Kano, Lagos and Port-Harcourt and continue to engage in cultural relations work, building links between citizens of the United Kingdom and Nigeria. Our activities are delivered through our Arts, Education, English and Society business units as well as a thriving exams unit providing opportunities for thousands of Nigeria to acquire globally recognised qualifications.Pay band: 4
Contract type: Fixed Term- up till 31 July 2022
To oversee the resources function in the EU state Programme offices in line with the programme strategy, implementation plan and financial plan and to client and corporate standards.
-holder be Accountable for ensuring that the state office resources/administrative functions support the operations of the state for the EU programmes.
Handle arrangements for all incoming visitors to the state office including transport and accommodation arrangements
Assist with the running of the logistical arrangements for all workshops, events and meetings
All workshop logistical arrangements are in line with agreed standards.
Procurement of workshop items are in line with procurement policy.
Maintain appropriate filing system, accountable stationary register and asset register (in liaison with the Facilities & Procurement Manager) so that all contracts, reports and correspondence are filed properly and all stationery and equipment is recorded correctly.
Liaise with all outside contractors and service suppliers concerning all services/utilities supplied to the state office
Ensure the state office meets all the British Council’s standards around Health, Safety and Security.
Carry out basic finance duties as required in the state office in line with British Council policy.
Assist with the maintenance of regional office IT infrastructures liaising with the IT and Web Support Officer.
The successful candidate will need to possess the following requirements:
National Diploma level education.
Role specific knowledge and 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.
i yea Experience working with SAP.
Evidence of continuous professional development
Experience of operating in a complex, multi-cultural context.
Experience of managing fleet of vehicles.
Role holder must have existing rights to live and work in the country the role is based.
N5,431,443 per annum.
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