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[US Jobs Vacancies] Current Vacancies at The British Council - 5 Positions

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1) Project Manager ELT (Deadline extended)
The British Council is looking for suitably qualified and experienced individual
to fill the post of Finance Officer. This person must have the right to

work in Nigeria.Purpose of job:
To contribute to the regional strategy for English in Sub-Saharan Africa.
To manage a portfolio of large scale and local ELT projects, mainly through
partnerships to meet the British Councils objectives and targets.
Context and environment:(e.g. dept description, region description, organogram)
The post will involve managing ongoing and new projects in Nigeria under the
supervision of the English Language Teaching Adviser. The post will involve
projects for learners of English, teachers of English and policymakers.
Accountabilities, responsibilities and main duties:(including people management
and finance)
The postholder will be responsible for managing a number of projects within the
British Councils global English portfolio. Specific duties will include:
financial accounting and planning for each project, using the following tools:
- SAP financial reports to verify charges and identify/correct
mis-charges/omissions promptly, as part of risk control procedure
- SAP financial planning/forecasting functions to ensure that up-to-date
forecasts of project expenditure are maintained and that budgets are properly
and accurately managed
- monthly cash flow estimates which accurately reflect project expenditure
requirements
- raising or approving purchase orders for operational expenditure items
project planning, monitoring and evaluation, using the following tools:
- project logic models
- Gantt charts to reflect planned activity
- scorecard instruments (audience forecasts and actuals, quality of service
questionnaires)

managing relationships with project partners, and representing the project to
other external stakeholders
ensuring projects are marketed to the highest standard in print , digitally and
at event.
soliciting partnership funding against specified income targets
ensuring that all project activity reflects key equal opportunities and
diversity issues

The postholder will be accountable to English Language Teaching Adviser for the
successful progress and implementation of each project. The role will involve
team work with one or more Project Officer(s) and one other Project Manager.
How to applyRead through the ELT ManagerRole Profile.Download and complete
theBritish Council external application form. To help you understand and
complete the application form, read through the How to complete the application
document on the jobs page. Listed within the role profile document, you will
find a number of listed behaviours and skills and knowledge. Evidence against
those criterias will need to be provided in your role application form. To help
you understand those criterias, we have provided a behaviours and generic skills
dictionary at the top of this page.
Completed application forms should be submitted via email
toGposts@ng.britishcouncil.orgbyThursday 25th April 2013. Only applications
received on the British Council application form will be considered and only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The British Council is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity
and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an
interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.


2) Temporary Project Officer Lagos
The British Council is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced
individual to fill the post of Temporary Project Officer.Purpose of job:To
support the achievement of country plan objectives in Nigeria by delivering
examinations To support the direct and indirect delivery of a portfolio of large
scale and local projects, increasingly through partnership , to meet the British
Councils objectives and targets and partner expectations in Nigeria To support a
network of internal and external service providers and partners to meet all
project targets.Context and environment:(e.g. dept description, region
description, organogram)The post will involve supporting large scale projects in
Nigeria under the supervision of the Project Manager-Schools or other named
Project Managers. The post will be based in Lagos and required to work across
various project portfolios as necessary.Main Duties and Responsibilities:In line
with EOD and other overarching corporate policies:Project delivery: To provide
support for projects and organise events to a high standard and within deadline.
To make arrangements for visitors including booking travel, accommodation and
preparing programmes.Financial administration: to provide financial support to
the supervising project Manager and other named project managers, including
raising of purchase orders, getting quotes from suppliers, tracking payments and
correcting mispostings.Scorecard: To administer our monitoring and evaluation
tool called Scorecard. Collect and record all data within deadline and according
to corporate standards.Marketing and Communications:To provide communication
support to internal and external contacts marketing projects where required to
the highest standards.Other administrative work:As required.How to apply:Please
read through theTemp Project Officer Role Profile. Download and complete
theTemporary Application Form Project Officer. To help you understand and
complete the application form, read through the How to complete the application
document on the jobs page. Listed within the role profile document, you will
find a number of listed behaviours and skills and knowledge. Evidence against
those criterias will need to be provided in your role application form. To help
you understand those criterias, we have provided a behaviours and generic skills
dictionary at the top of this page.Completed application forms should be
submitted toTempapplication@ng.britishcouncil.orgbyThursday 2nd May, 2013.Only
applications received on the British Council application form will be considered
and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.The British Council is
committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity and welcomes applicants
from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled
candidates who meet the essential criteria.

3) Exams Assistant
The British Council is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced
individual to fill the post of Lagos Exams Assistant.Purpose of job:To support
the achievement of country plan objectives in Nigeria by delivering examinations
administration support and customer services. To maintain them at the highest
professional standards as set out in the British Councils EQS (Examination
Quality Standards) and by the Examination Board Partners.Context and
environment:(e.g. dept description, region description, organogram)Customers and
enquirers engage with the British Council Nigeria for a number of purposes with
the majority being for examinations. Nigeria is the largest British Council
exams business in the Sub Saharan Africa region. It administers exams in four
subject areas: Schools, Professional/Vocational, Educational on behalf of UK
institutions and IELTS. In 2012-13 we will delivered roughly 70,000 exams to
25,000 candidates. The Nigeria team comprises 22 people and are based mainly in
Lagos with five in Abuja and four in Port Harcourt.The SSA region delivers exams
in over 20 countries from its offices in 16 of these countries. In 2012, we
delivered a quarter of a million exams to over 100k candidates. Growth in the
region is robust, but our challenges are many. Nevertheless, Exams teams are
making solid gains in our 4 strategic priority areas, namely: improving business
performance, improving quality, improving financial compliance and increasing
impact.How to apply:Please read through theExam Assistant Role Profile. Download
and complete theBritish Council external application form. To help you
understand and complete the application form, read through the How to complete
the application document on the jobs page. Listed within the role profile
document, you will find a number of listed behaviours and skills and knowledge.
Evidence against those criterias will need to be provided in your role
application form. To help you understand those criterias, we have provided a
behaviours and generic skills dictionary at the top of this page.Completed
application forms should be submitted toJPosts@ng.britishcouncil.orgbyThursday
2nd May, 2013.Only applications received on the British Council application form
will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.The
British Council is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity and
welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an
interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.4) Lagos Exams
Officer
The British Council is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced
individual to fill the post of Lagos Exams Officer.
Purpose of job:
To support Examination Services in Nigeria in delivering IELTS exams and to
maintain them at the highest professional standards as set out in the British
Councils EQS (Examination Quality Standards) and by the IELTS Partners.
Context and environment:(e.g. dept description, region description, organogram)
Nigeria Exams is the largest British Council exams business in the Sub Saharan
Africa region. It administers exams in four subject areas: Schools,
Professional/Vocational, Educational on behalf of UK institutions and IELTS. In
2013-1 we will deliver roughly 75,000 exams to 25,000 candidates. The team
comprises 22 people and are based mainly in Lagos with five in Abuja and four in
Port Harcourt.
The SSA region delivers exams in over 20 countries from its offices in 16 of
these countries. In 2012, we delivered a quarter of a million exams to over 100k
candidates. Growth in the region is robust, but our challenges are many.
Nevertheless, Exams teams are making solid gains in our 4 strategic priority
areas, namely: improving business performance, improving quality, improving
financial compliance and increasing impact.
The post holder will join of a team of 3 who administer the growing IELTS
businesses ensuring quality and compliance as well as control of income and
expenditure to deliver on target. Delivery will be in Lagos with usually two
sittings per month. This role will support the delivery of exams in Port
Harcourt, Ibadan and other centres as necessary.
How to apply:
Please read through theExams Officer Role Profile- IELTS. Download and complete
theBritish Council external application form. To help you understand and
complete the application form, read through the How to complete the application
document on the jobs page. Listed within the role profile document, you will
find a number of listed behaviours and skills and knowledge. Evidence against
those criterias will need to be provided in your role application form. To help
you understand those criterias, we have provided a behaviours and generic skills
dictionary at the top of this page.
Completed application forms should be submitted
toHposts@ng.britishcouncil.org">HPosts@ng.britishcouncil.orgbyThursday 2nd
May, 2013.
Only applications received on the British Council application form will be
considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The British Council is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity
and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an
interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.


5) IELTS Examiners

The British Council is looking for suitably qualified and experienced
individuals to join our team of IELTS Examiners.
Purpose of jobExaminers conduct one to one interviews with IELTS candidates to
assess their spoken English according to set requirements. Examiners also assess
written scripts produced by candidates under exam conditions. Examiners are
recruited on a casual basis and are expected to examine at least ten sessions a
year at regular intervals. Remuneration is paid per interview/script. Weekend
working is usually required. IELTS examinations regularly take place in Lagos,
Abuja and Port Harcourt. Therefore, we are looking for examiners who live in, or
within relatively easy reach of these cities. We may occasionally run
examinations in other cities in Nigeria.
Requirements

An undergraduate degree or a qualification which can be demonstrated to be
equivalent to an undergraduate degree.
A recognised qualification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
(TESOL) / Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) / or recognised
equivalent as part of a recognised university award course.**
At least 3 years full time (14 hours per week minimum or the equivalent part
time) relevant TESOL/TEFL teaching experience (minimum one year post certificate
level qualification). The majority of this teaching experience must relate to
adult students (16 years and over).
The required professional attributes and interpersonal skills. Please see our
recruitment pack for more details.

How to applyRead through theIELTS Examiner Minimum Professional
Requirements&IELTS Guide for Examiner Applicantsdocuments. Download and complete
theapplication form. Closing date for applications: Ongoing. Completed
applications should be sent via email toexams.nigeria@ng.britishcouncil.orgFor
more information about IELTS visitwww.IELTS.org
**e.g. UK qualifications: CELTA; DELTA; Cert. TESOL; Dip. TESOL; PGCE; B Ed.; M
Ed; MA Applied Linguistics. Assessed teaching practice and ESOL/EFL studies at
cert. level must be part of the course.
Nigerian qualifications include either a Nigerian 1st degree, an NCE in ELT plus
relevant teaching experience and IELTS 9.0. Or Nigerian B.Ed in English Language
Teaching (transcripts verify course content), relevant teaching experience plus
IELTS 9.0. A first degree plus a Nigerian PGDE or M.Ed/MA in TESOL or TEFL
(transcripts verify course content), plus relevant teaching experience and IELTS
9.0. If shortlisted, you will need to submit a transcript of the teaching course
you attended



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