Programme Officer in Plateau, Nigeria

at The British Council

Program Development
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description


Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP) Pay band: 6 Location: Jos Duration: 1 year and renewable Closing date: 11th December 2015

Nigeria is the British Council’s largest operation in SSA with offices in four cities: Lagos, Port Harcourt, Abuja and Kano. NSRP is a DFID-funded programme managed by the British Council (who lead a consortium including International Alert and Social Development Direct) that aims to enhance collective efforts to identify and respond effectively to potential sources of violent conflict in Nigeria and reduce the negative impacts of conflict on the most vulnerable among the Nigerian population. .

The NSRP programme will operate from five regional offices (Kano, Port Harcourt, Jos, Maiduguri and Kaduna) in Nigeria with a programme management unit situated in Abuja. The post holder will be required to travel to the other regional offices periodically. The post holder must have the ability to work in difficult environments, often with limited infrastructure or support facilities. The programme will link closely with other BC-managed work in Nigeria, notably the Justice For All (J4A) programme and other DFID funded programmes.

The post holder will work closely with the Regional Manager, M, E &L Manager, and with the national and international technical team as well as the programme technical team and will report to the Regional Manager- Middle Belt. The post holder will also require to have significant dealings with the programme resources team, with the Operations Manager and the overall Programme Manager.Please read the role profile attached. You may find it useful to look at the attached guidance notes on the behaviours and the generic skills dictionary.

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