Job Opening of a Project Officer Schools Nigeria at British Council

Project Officer Schools Nigeria


The British Council is the world’s leading cultural relations organisation and creates opportunities for people in the UK and worldwide to understand each other, to work together and learn from one another. We see this as crucial to building secure, more prosperous and sustainable futures for us all. We build trust and understanding between different countries and cultures and develop strong international links that are of benefit to people in Britain and the rest of the world.


To provide direct support to the Project Manager in the delivery of British Council’s activities with schools.  The role will include successfully administering projects that work with schools across Nigeria.  Some of these projects will have been devised for delivery throughout British Council’s global networks, and will require the role holder to support the Project Manager in the delivery of the Nigeria elements; others will specifically have been designed in Nigeria, with our partners.  The role holder will therefore be expected to provide flexible and responsive support to help manage a network of internal and external relationships with partners, and in order to assist in meeting all project targets through successful interpretation of briefs; delivery and undertaking monitoring and evaluation.

For more information, read role profile attached.

Role Profile.pdf
Core Skills.pdf
BC Behaviours.pdf
British Council Generic Skills.pdf

Note to applicants – Tests and interview for this role will hold in our Nigerian offices only.
Aptis test – 30 January 2015
Work Based Test – 5 February 2015
Interview – 9 February 2015

Do note that these dates are subject change

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.

How to apply

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