British Council Abuja Career for Programme Manager

The British Council in Nigeria is looking for a qualified individual to fill the post of a ‘Programme Manager ‘ for the Nigeria Stability & Reconciliation Programme based in Abuja. NSRP is a new, high profile 5-year DFID-funded programme aimed at supporting Nigeria to prevent and manage conflict non-violently and to reduce the negative impacts of conflict and violence on the most vulnerable. The Programme is being managed by the British Council with International Alert and Social Development Direct.
For more info regarding the job, please download and read through the ‘role profile’ document below.

Purpose of Job:
To provide technical and management oversight of the DFID-funded Nigeria Stability & Reconciliation Programme (NSRP), ensuring successful delivery of the programme’s outputs.

The Programme Manager has overall responsibility for managing the team and accountability for delivering an ambitious set of results. You will have substantial experience of managing complex multi-component programmes in one or more areas of: peace building and conflict prevention; security and justice; or governance. You will be familiar with the current discourse on human security and will be able to demonstrate an exceptional aptitude for strategic thinking building relationships within a politically and conflict sensitive environment. An experienced team leader, you will demonstrate a track record of leading teams to deliver results in challenging environments.

How to apply?
Read through the role profile document. Download and complete the applicationform. 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 or enquiries will not be considered. Completed applications together with a one page cover letter and your CV (maximum 5 pages) should be sent via email to: [email protected] Deadline: 17 March 2012.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

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