International Consultant Job Vacancy At The British Council

Job Information

The British Council is the world’s leading cultural relations organization 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.

Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP) is a five year Programme aimed at supporting the initiatives of Nigerian actors and institutions to manage conflicts non-violently more often and reduce the impact of violent conflict on the most vulnerable population. The Programme will support interventions at the federal level but focus more on 8 states in 4 zones worse affected by violent conflict in Nigeria. These are the North East, North West, Middle Belt and the Niger Delta.

Job Detail

Location: Lagos
Experience: 10year(s)
Course of Study: Political Science

Requirements
International Consultants:

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field with higher degree in International Relations, Political Science, Peace and Security Studies, or related disciple
A minimum of 10 years’ experience in conducting research and needs assessment studies preferably in conflict or post conflict settings.
Ability to analyse data and information to generate knowledge and learning
Ability to capture results and demonstrate impact in a systematic way that will be useful to stakeholders (sample might be required)
Excellent analytical, report writing and communication skills (samples might be required)
Female consultants are encouraged to submit CVs.

National Consultants:

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field with higher degree in International Relations, Political Science, Peace and Security Studies, or related discipline
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in conducting research and needs assessment studies preferably in conflict or post conflict settings.
In-depth knowledge of the conflict dynamics in Nigeria and ability to relate effectively with stakeholders (Government and non-governmental actors)
Proven ability in writing case studies, smart lessons and reports (samples might be required)
Female consultants are encouraged to submit CVs.
Duration for the consultancy will be for a maximum of 21 days spread over a period of one month
Include charge out fee rate per day (in £) in the body of your e-mail
Shortlisting of consultants will be done based on the CV submitted and only shortlisted consultants will be contacted
Shortlisted candidates may be required to attend an interview with the selection committee
Selection of the consultant will be evaluated based on technical experience in relevant area, experience in similar sector, and evidence of having done similar jobs.
Any inappropriate actions to influence the selection including personal incentives to staff are not allowed.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s with the information that will clearly show their relevant experience on similar job, and address the requirements of the terms of reference (ToR) of their consultancy (Annex) to: [email protected]

Candidate should include as their e-mail subject the title of the consultancy for which they are applying for, also indicate if they are submitting as an International or National consultant.

Note: Conflict of interest where present must be declared – no doing so will render your application at any stage of this consultancy invalid and the British Council will recover from you any financial payment already made to you. (Conflict of interest in this instance means where you have family relations/spouse/friends/business associates who are working for NSRP, you are currently working for an organisation that is in partnership with NSRP).

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