Human Resources Business Partner - Abuja, Nigeria
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Human Resources
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 6
Vacancy Description
Pay band: PB 6/ Location: Abuja, Nigeria/ Contract type: Fixed Term (Ending December 2020) / Requirements: Applicants must have the existing legal status to live & work in Nigeria / Closing date and time: 14 August 2019 (23:59 UK Time)

The British Council SSA has an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources Business Partner in Nigeria.

The Role:

Human Resources Business Partner Abuja 

The Role Purpose:

To support the Human Resources function in providing bespoke HR services to the Nigeria Full Cost Recovery (FCR)) Programmes in the Justice, Security and Conflict Sector across the broad spectrum of HR activity, in the delivery of efficient and effective business operations across all the FCR locations.


Role Requirements:

  • Graduate level education
  • CIPM/CIPD/SHRM Qualification or working towards it (Essential Requirement) 
  • Knowledge of Nigerian Labour law advantageous
  • At least 2 full years’ experience in HRM
  • HR experience within FCR projects advantageous


Please refer to the role profile for a full list of the role responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification.

Please follow the links for relevant document to support your application:

Human Resources Business Partner - Role Profile.pdf
British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf


Closing date for applications is 14 August 2019 (23:59 UK time)

In your application form, please clearly explain how you meet the essential and desirable skills, qualification and experience criteria mentioned in the person specification section of the role profile. This will help us determine your fit for the role and increase your application's chances of success. Please ensure you write a clear and example based Supporting Statement. 

About us:

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation 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 UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work in over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, 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.

Our Equality Commitment:

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks.