British High Commission (BHC) Graduates/Non-graduate Job Recruitment (N387k Monthly)

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British High Commission (BHC) Graduates/Non-graduate Job Recruitment (N387k Monthly)

British High Commission (BHC) – The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

1. Job Title: 
Property/Asset Compliance Officer – A2
Job Ref.: 29/19 LOS
Location: Lagos
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Job Subcategory: Estates
Grade: A2 (L)
Type of Position: Permanent
Type of Post: British Deputy High Commission
Start Date: 1st October, 2019

Main Purpose of Job

  • To assist the Estates team in coordinating, supporting in the aspect of Property Compliance implementation and record management of Estates residential and office assets
  • Ensuring that all assets are tagged and logs/records are up-dated on a regular base
  • Ensuring that the BDHC Lagos Estates keep all records on Post Compliance update on a daily bases, working closely with the Health and Safety Officer and Estates Manager to ensure that Post Property Compliance is adhered to in accordance with the Nigeria Network Estates policy
  • Assist in keeping accurate record of all movement of Residential assets within the Estates.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To assist the Estates team in coordinating, supporting in the aspect of Property Compliance implementation and record management of Estates residential and office assets
  • Ensuring that all assets are tagged and logs/records are up-dated on a regular base. Ensuring that the BDHC Lagos Estates keep all records on Post Compliance update on a daily bases, working closely with the Health and Safety Officer and Estates Manager to ensure that Post Property Compliance is adhered to in accordance with the Nigeria Network Estates policy
  • Assist in keeping accurate record of all movement of Residential assets within the Estates.

Estates Management:

  • Update of all BDHC Lagos Estates Assets on a weekly bases or as frequently as needed (Conducting a full physical Inspecting of a flat/house per week)
  • Tag all BDHC Lagos Assets and submit report to the Estates Manager on a Quarterly bases stating the condition of the assets
  • Advice the Estates team/Manager on the status of Asset inventory and Movement
  • Ensure that all PCA documents are in file and reviewed on a weekly bases in other to ensure full compliance of Post Compliance Audit.

Health & Safety:

  • Conduct weekly Visual inspection and checks of the following in all BDHC Lagos Vacant properties:
  • Weekly Flushing of Infrequently used outlet/Dead legs
  • Weekly Visual Inspection of Lifts Equipments within the BDHC Lagos Estates
  • Check of Asset Register of All Working Equipment, Machinery Including ladders, drill machines etc.

Financial and Budget Management:

  • Manage the Official GPC card to procure goods and services for Estates, and maintain records and supporting documents for audit purposes

Asset Management:

  • Ensure/Assist the Estates team in enforcing the culture of proper record keeping for movement of assets around the Estates
  • Responsible for supporting in the Implementation Assets Management Plan for BDHC Lagos as developed by the Estates Manager and Head of Corporate Services
  • Implement an Estates and Assets Management Plan for Lagos that highlights key priorities for maintenance, refurbishment and development and remove them from the asset list as soon as they are moved or disposed
  • Ensure the BDHC Estates inventories for office & residential equipment are kept up to date at all times on the FCO Property Database – Pyramid and other FCO Data base software
  • Weekly inventory, Update and filing of all PCA folders except (Fire, Fuel Installation and Maintenance).

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a University Degree in Estates Management or related field
  • At least 3 years work experience and knowledge of Estates Management,  Facilities Management, with particular emphasis on experience in Data Entry, Folder Management, Asset Management and working a team across cultures
  • Proficient in the use of English Language (Writing, speaking, listening and reading)
  • Computer Literate – Good in use of Word, outlook, Excel Packages, Inventory software e.g. Pyramid etc.
  • Valid Nigerian Driver’s Licence
  • Minimum Health and Safety certificates of IOSH Working or Managing Safely or NEBOSH Certificate.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Good understanding of FCO Estates Policies & Guidelines
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Analytical skills
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Knowledge and familiarity with UK building, and Health and Safety standards, and UK furnishings and fittings of Estates to FCO standards and expectations

Required Competencies

  • Changing and Improving, Making Effective Decisions, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Starting Monthly Salary

  • N387,452.00

Other Benefits and Conditions of Employment
Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):
Prism:

  • Pyramid System Management (Estates and Security Departments (ESD) Asset Management Program)
  • Familiarisation of the Health and Safety Guidance.

Working patterns:

  • Job will occasionally require working overtime

Application Closing Date 
20th August, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Additional Information

  • The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.
  • All applicants must be legally able to work in the country of application with the correct visa/status or work permit.
  • Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
  • Reference and security clearances checks will be conducted
  • Any questions you may have about this position will be answered during the interview, should you be invited
  • Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework
  • Successful candidates not resident in Country will be personally liable for costs and arrangements to relocate, including accommodation and work permits
  • Complete the application form in full as the information provided will be used for screening purposes
  • Check your application and attachments before you submit your application, as you will not be able to make any changes once submitted
  • The British High Commission will never ask you to pay a fee or money to apply for a position

2. Job Title: Driver
Ref Id: 01/19 KAN
Location: Abuja
Grade: S1
Start Date: 15 September 2019
Type of Position: Permanent
Type of Post: British High Commission
Working hours per week: 40
Job Subcategory: Corporate Services Support
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

Main purpose of job

  • To provide transport services for staff and visitors of the British High Commission (1HMG) to and from assigned destinations within Kano and Northern Nigeria Region  in a safe, efficient and courteous manner observing all road traffic rules and post security regulations.
  • Perform administrative duties as may be required to support the effective running of the Kano office and Transport operations in the Nigeria Network.

Roles and responsibilities
Transport Services – 60%:

  • Manage transport booking requests and communicate effectively with customers and other stakeholders
  • Drive 1HMG staff and visitors to meetings and functions within Kano and Northern Nigeria.
  • Conduct Airport runs to pick up/drop off 1HMG staff and visitors. Liaise with Airport officials as necessary.
  • Undertake journeys to other states within Nigeria as necessary
  • Perform duties in line with post security regulations
  • Complete accurate journey record sheets for all journeys in official vehicles

Vehicle Maintenance and Management – 20%:

  • Keep accurate records of vehicle mileage, fuel consumption and maintenance work/costs
  • Perform daily inspections to ensure that all official vehicles are road worthy and in good working order.
  • Wash/Clean official vehicles ensuring they are kept tidy and parked in a secured area.
  • Complete vehicle inspection checklists and promptly report any defects, faults or incidents that occur to the Transport Manager
  • Check that all vehicle equipment and tools are secured safely and are functioning correctly.
  • Manage a working stock of spares (held in stores with restricted access) for the fleet based in Maiduguri in line with FCO/BHC policy.

Administrative Support – 20%:

  • Provide administrative support for the day to day running of the Kano office
  • Assist the Transport Manager and liaise with other Corporate Services staff based in Abuja as necessary
  • Update transport related data using Microsoft Office IT systems and maintain other records as may be delegated by the office/transport manager
  • Maintain adequate records for all the operations of the Kano transport unit required for audit purposes e.g. Journey records, Stores, Vehicle maintenance check lists, Fuel Consumption, etc.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience 

  • Full valid Nigerian driving licence
  • Minimum of 3 years verifiable previous driving experience
  • Previous experience of driving Armoured Vehicles
  • Good working knowledge (and driving experience) of Maiduguri and the North East Region
  • Basic Computer skills – Microsoft Office tools
  • Must possess minimum of SSCE with 5 credits obtained in one sitting
  • Must be able to relate and speak fluently with locals

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Experience of driving for other Embassies or NGOs

Required competencies:

  • Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Remuneration
Starting monthly salary: N175,672.24

Application Closing Date
15th August, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Additional information

  • Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening. Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
  • The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Nigeria are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.
  • All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.
  • The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to;
    • Obtain the relevant permit
    • Pay fees for the permit
    • Make arrangements to relocate
    • Meet the costs to relocation
  • The British High Commission does not sponsor visas/work permits except where it may be local practice to do so.
  • Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
  • Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework Please note: AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.
  • Please log into your profile on the application system on a regular basis to review the status of your application.

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