Nigeria Status Project Manager
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Business Support Services
Job Category
Senior Management
Pay Band
Pay Band 8
Vacancy Description
Pay Band: 8 Location: Lagos Duration: 2 Years Closing date: 5th April 2017

We’ve got an exciting, two-year opportunity for Nigeria Status Project Manager with British Council Nigeria.

The role It’s a Senior Project Management role, located in Lagos Nigeria to lead the implementation of a large scale project that will be multi-faceted and have a wide impact across our operation and offices.

Who are we looking for?

Someone with

· At least 7 years’ demonstrated experience in managing projects of significant complexity.
· At least 2 years’ experience in an organisational consultancy role
· Track record in managing projects with multiple stakeholders and drawing on external (local & International) advice.
· Previous experience managing change programmes.
· A good understanding of the Nigerian landscape.

 Essential skills required to be successful in the role include:

 · Managing Projects
 · Managing Finance & Resources
 · Managing Risk
 · Analysing Data

Why should you apply?

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion: As a cultural relations organisation, diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do.

We provide a work environment that does not tolerate unlawful discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups based on the basis of age, gender disability, religion or ethnicity. If you are an applicant with special needs, we guarantee you an interview if you meet the essential criteria.

 A Learning Organisation:

Working with British Council offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills in intercultural relations. With offices in over 100 countries of the world, we are a modern rapidly changing organisation with worldwide influence and impact through our work in Arts, Education and Society.

Our values:

We live and work by our values of integrity, mutuality, creativity, professionalism and valuing people. Our work environment is therefore one of trust, empowerment, mutual respect and flexibility where you are encouraged to voice your opinions and contribute to our cultural relations work. Our policies for Raising concerns, anti-bullying and harassment, health and safety and Child Protection guide our effort to offer a positive inclusive working environment.

Work/Life Balance:

At British Council, we recognise that individuals are the driving force behind our work. As a result, we encourage staff to strike a work/life balance by committing to working smart and making time for personal activities. We do this by offering a number of flexible working options.

 Relevant documents to support your application process include: 

Role Profile_Nigeria Status Project Manager.pdf

BC Behaviours.pdf

BC Generic Skills.pdf

If you have any specific questions or would simply like to learn more about the role please write to the Nigeria HR Team through

Closing date: Wednesday 5th April, 2017 at 23:59 UK time

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect diversity of the society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.