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Human Resources Analyst, West Africa Cluster - Ghana
Sub Saharan Africa
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Human Resources
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Pay Band 4
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Pay band: 4/ Location: Accra, Ghana/ Contract type: 9 months (Fixed Term)/ Requirements: Applicants must have existing legal status to live and work in Ghana/ Closing date and time: 8 September 2019 (23:59 UK Time)

The British Council SSA has an exciting 9 month opportunity for a Human Resources Analyst in Ghana.

The Role:

HR Analyst - 9 month fixed term contract 

The Role Purpose:

The Post holder will be responsible for conducting day-to-day HR operations effectively to provide proactive HR support across Country.  Ensure integrity and accuracy of HR data while being compliant with British Council data protection and security standards and provide accurate and relevant data analytics and reporting. Partner with business and functional teams and collaborate within the HR team to ensure efficient HR workflows. Coordinate and ensure standard, consistent, accurate fit for purpose HR administration.

Role Requirements:

  • First degree or Post graduate qualification in HR
  • Graduate (any discipline) desirable
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Human Resource Management
  • Computer skills - Outlook, Excel and Word 


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:

HR Analyst West Africa Cluster - Role Profile.pdf
British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf


Closing date for applications is 8 September 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.

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.