Project Officer - Schools Education
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Education & Society
Job Category
Education (non-teaching)
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Payband: 4 (Locally engaged) / Remuneration ((Naira 340,331 per month) / Post Duration: Indefinite / Eligibility: Right to live and work in Nigeria / Location:Lagos / Deadline for application: 21 October 2018 (23:59 UK Time)

About the Job:

The British Council in Nigeria is currently looking for a Project Officer – Schools Education to join their dynamic team in Lagos. The Project Officer will need to be passionate about education in Nigeria and have a good understanding of the schooling system.

Role purpose:
The post will work with the Project Manager supporting the delivery of the British Council’s Education programme. The role will include successfully administering projects that work with schools across Nigeria.

The Opportunity:
The Project Officer will have various deliverables under the following core functions:

Project & Contract Delivery

Marketing & Customer Service

Financial Planning & Management

Scorecard Management

Contacts Database Management

Delivery of our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion policy in relation to our projects work and in compliance with our policy on Child Protection

Role Requirements:

Fluency in written and spoken English
Undergraduate Degree
Knowledge of Nigerian basic and secondary education system
Previous experience in activity coordination and planning within the following sectors: Education and Schools, Governance and Society and pProject Management
Certificate in Project Management advantageous
Project management experience within Education sector advantageous

If you would like to see full details and understand more about this post then please see the documents below:

Project Officer Schools Education Role Profile.pdf
British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf
Further details:
If you are interested in the post and feel that you are suitable for the role, then we would really like to hear from you.


Note that you should only fill out the application after thoroughly reading through the ROLE PROFILE & GUIDANCE NOTES.


Please apply by 21 October 2018 (23:59 UK Time)

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, and human resource as a function is absolutely committed to this.

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. In the UK, and in other countries where appropriate systems exist, these include criminal records checks.