Programme Assistant, DDiN2 - 3 month Opportunity
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Education & Society
Job Category
Project Management
Pay Band
Pay Band 4
Vacancy Description
Payband: 4 / Contract: Fixed term 3 months / Location: Abuja, Nigeria / Eligibility: Candidates must have legal right to live and work in Nigeria & be able to commence work on the specified start date / Closing date: 13 November 2019 at 23:59 Nigeria time

The British Council Nigeria has a 3 month opportunity for the role Programme Assistant to support the Deepening Democracy in Nigeria Phase 2 (DDiN2) Programme. 

Abuja, Nigeria 

Role purpose

To provide administrative and financial support assistance across the full range of programme support functions as required. The Programme Assistant will support on key aspects of the PCO coordination and administration in compliance with agreed programme management systems and processes. 

  • Degree level education 
  • 1 year experience with an FCR project (preferably within the British Council) 
  • Experience working as part of a successful team 
  • Experience of providing support to meetings / workshops with internal and external partners 
How to Apply: 
Interested candidates will need to complete the Expression of Interest Document and email directly to the following address:
Directions on how to fill in the form and what information to include is on the Expression of Interest form. 

Closing date for applications is 13 November 2019 at 23:59 Nigeria Time.  
Applications received after the above time will not be reviewed. 
Please note the timelines as indicated on the Expression of Interest document. Due to the timelines for this business critical role candidates who are available immediately and can commence the role on indicated start date will be prioritised. 

For any queries please reach out to Delicia Pillay 

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