State Office Admin and Resource Assistant – Anambra at British Council Nigeria

State Office Admin and Resource Assistant – Anambra


Sub Saharan Africa Country / Territory Nigeria Location Port Harcourt Department Education & Society Job Category Education (non-teaching) Pay Band Pay Band 4

Vacancy Description Pay band: 4/ Location: Anambra, Nigeria/ Contract type: Fixed Term (Ending June 2021)/ Requirements: Applicants must have existing legal rights to live and work in Nigeria/ Closing date and time: 24 December 2019 (23:59 UK Time) 

The British Council SSA has an exciting opportunity for an Admin and Resource Assistant in our Anambra office. 

The Role: 

State Admin and Resource Assistant

The Role Purpose: 

To oversee the resources function in the Anambra Office in line with the programme strategy, implementation plan and financial plan and to client and corporate standards. 

Role Requirements: 

  • Graduate level education
  • Evidence of continuous professional development desirable
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of working on programme logistics for an international organization
  • Demonstrable experience of working as part of a successful team / function 
  • Experience working with SAP
  • Experience of managing fleet of vehicles desirable 

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:

State Office Admin and Resource Assistant Anambra – Role Profile.pdf
British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf


Closing date for applications is 24 December 2019 (23:59 UK time)

Please note interviews for this role are scheduled to happen on 14 January 2020. 
The location for this role is Anambra. British Council does not offer relocation assistance for this role. 

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..