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[Job Vacancy] English Programmes Project Officer at the British Council

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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 the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.
We work with 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. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: English Programmes Project Officer

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Pay Band: BRC-4-F
Contract Type: Indefinite Contract
Language requirements: English level B2

Role Purpose

  • Supports the programme team in the implementation of programmes and projects in compliance with British Council policies and procedures including financial admin, reporting and data collection, operational project delivery and managing relations with delivery partners.

Main Accountabilities
Accountabilities but not limited to the following:

  • Holds vendors and suppliers to account for delivering services.
  • Responsible for data management including timely data entry, quality assurance of data, undertaking basic analysis of monitoring data, and developing progress reports to meet needs of funders.
  • Manages relationships with clients/partners/stakeholders at appropriate level.
  • Plan and report on project financial plans and budget expenditure and forecasting to Programme Managers and Head of Programme Delivery; manages smaller budgets.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience of working in a supporting role on programmes or projects.
  • Administrative and financial administration experience.
  • Good understanding of basic concepts of monitoring and evaluation, and how they are central to good project management.

N7, 363, 086 per annum

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  6th October, 2022 (23:59 South Africa Time).


  • Role holder must have existing rights to live and work in the country the role is based.
  • Role could require some out hours work and travel