Thursday, October 18, 2012

British Council Recruits Programme / Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

The British Council in Nigeria has been contracted by the UK’s Department for International Development to manage the Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP). The British Council works in partnership with International Alert and with Social Development Direct.

The implementation phase of this five year programme has now started.

The British Council is now looking for suitably qualified individuals to complement the existing team and to fill the following posts

Job Title: Programme / Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Location: Maiduguri, Kano, Jos, Kaduna


    The successful implementation of specified projects and ensuring client, corporate and programme standards are fully met.
    Ensuring specified project activities are accurately costed and budgets are managed effectively.
    The monitoring and evaluating of specific project activities.
    The mentoring and support of grantees.
    The effective development and maintenance of security protocols in line with programme standards.
    Timely and accurate support to financial and technical reporting.

The skills and qualifications needed for the positions advertised are clearly stated on the Role Profile so please read through the role profile carefully to ensure that your experience and qualifications match those required by the position.

Preference will be given to those with an in depth knowledge of the region for which the application is being made.

Application Closing Date:
1st November, 2012

How To Apply
Read through the role profile document. Download and complete the application form. To help you understand and complete the application form, read through the ‘How to complete the application’ document at the top of this page. Listed within the role profile document, you will find a number of listed ‘behaviours’ and ‘skills and knowledge’. Evidence against those criteria’s will need to be provided in your role application form. To help you understand those criteria’s, we have provided a ‘behaviours’ and ‘generic skills' dictionary at the top of this page.

Please read all the documents carefully before you fill in the job application form. Telephone applications will not be considered. Completed applications and a covering letter should be sent via email to:

Please Note:

    Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
    Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
    We do not accept CV's, handwritten applications or expressions of interest.
    The application form must clearly explain how your experience matches the above profile and include names and contact details of 3 references. We will not be able to consider any application which arrives after that date.
    All posts will be filled for two years in the first instance subject to the standard probationary period.

Please ensure that the position you are applying for is given as the subject head of your e-mail.