The British Council in Nigeria is looking for a suitable and qualified candidate to fill the post of a Project Manager.
Job Title: Project Manager
Context and Environment:
The post will involve managing ongoing and new projects in Nigeria under the supervision of the English Language Teaching Adviser. The post will involve working with at least one Project Officer to deliver training programmes to mainly state primary teachers throughout Nigeria.
To contribute to the regional strategy for English in Sub-Saharan Africa.
To manage a portfolio of large scale and local ELT projects, mainly through partnerships to meet the British Council’s objectives and targets.
The post holder will be responsible for managing a number of projects within the British Council’s global English portfolio. Specific duties will include:
financial accounting and planning for each project
project planning, monitoring and evaluation
The post holder will be accountable to English Language Teaching Adviser for the successful progress and implementation of each project. The role will involve team work with one or more Project Officer(s) and possibly one other Project Manager.
managing relationships with project partners and representing the project to other external stakeholders .
ensuring projects are marketed to the highest standard in print, digitally and at events soliciting partnership funding against specified income targets.
ensuring that all project activity reflects key equal opportunities and diversity issues.
Method of Application
Read through the role profile document. Download and complete the application form. To help you understand and complete the application form, read through the ‘How to complete the application’ document at the top of this page. Listed within the role profile document, you will find a number of listed ‘behaviours’ and ‘skills and knowledge’. Evidence against those criteria’s will need to be provided in your role application form. To help you understand those criteria’s, we have provided a ‘behaviours’ and ‘generic skills’ dictionary at the top of this page.
Please read all the documents carefully before you fill in the job application form. Telephone applications will not be considered. Completed applications should be sent via email to Gposts@ng.britishcouncil.org
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted. We do not accept CV’s, handwritten applications or expressions of interest. The application form must clearly explain how your experience matches the above profile and include names and contact details of 3 references.
Candidates with special needs should please ask us for this information in alternative formats.
Application Deadline 03 October 2012.