Corporate Services Assistant Vacancy at the British High Commission

The British High Commission (BHC) in Nigeria, requests for the services of an experienced personnel to fill the position of:

Job Title: Corporate Services Assistant

Grade: A2
Location: Lagos

Job Summary

The post holder will be expected to function as a full time staff in Corporate Service covering various workloads within the team

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Revise and maintain residential inventories on database.
  • Implement and maintain pyramid records for Post.
  • Quality controller for procurement service delivery to the Estates Team.
  • Disbursement of stationery items.
  • Maintain an accurate stationery store inventory to avoid stock out.
  • Retain a neat and updated store at all times.
  • Responsible for HR registry.
  • Preparation of LE staff induction packs.
  • Liaise with the Hub for information on recruitment and or new employees.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by Deputy HCS or HCS including acting as leave cover for Accounts,
  • Procurement and HR teams.
  • Resources managed:
  • Stationery store.

Key Competences

  • Competence 1: Collaborating and Partnering
  • Competence 2: Delivering a Quality Service
  • Competence 3: Seeing the Big Picture
  • Competence 4: Making Effective Decisions
  • Competence 5: Delivering at Pace
  • Competence 6: Changing and Improving

Language Requirements:

  • Language: English Language
  • Level of language required: Fluent written and spoken

Other Skills / Experience / Qualifications Essential on Arrival:

  • Be able to work quickly and accurately often under pressure.
  • Have a positive approach to tackling problems.
  • Willingness to take on new and challenging tasks.
  • Good communication with excellent spoken and written English.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • The ability to remain customer focused, polite and courteous under pressure.
  • The ability to work quickly and reliably with little supervision, to regularly meet challenging targets across the range of duties.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • The ability to effectively handle large volumes of information and identify trends.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a corporate services environment (including but not limited to HR/Finance/Procurement).

Mode of Application
Interested candidates should submit a short (1 page maximum) covering letter stating why they are a suitable candidate for the position along with a copy of their CV in English, by email to: [email protected]

Internal applicants should also submit the above, with a copy of their most recent (last 24 months) appraisals to the same email address.

All candidates: Please quote in the subject line, of your email, the Vacancy Notice NO – 11/15 LOS, and the position you are applying for.

Internal candidates, and spouses of diplomatic officers: Please quote in the subject line, of your email, the Vacancy Notice No: Vacancy Notice NO – 11/15 LOS, and the position you are applying for, and also indicate that you are an internal candidate, or spouse of a diplomatic officer.

Application Closing Date
17th June, 2015.

All applicants must be legally able to work in Nigeria with the correct visa/status or work permit.
The British High Commission in Abuja is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.
Staff members recruited locally by the British High Commission in Abuja are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Nigerian employment law.
Spouses/registered partners of UK Based Staff, are able to work within the BHC/BCG but their salary will be abated at the appropriate tax rates.
Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.
If you have not heard from us 3 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Note: Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited.
Only electronic applications sent via email will be accepted.

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