British High Commission (BHC)

Technical Works Group Assistant - Maternity Cover

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British High Commission (BHC) is recruiting for Contract Technical Works Group Assistant - Maternity Cover

Job Description

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Technical Works Group Assistant - Maternity Cover

Ref Id: 33/19 LOS
Location: Lagos
Grade: A1 (L)
Duration of Post: 3 months
Job Subcategory: Estates
Type of Position: Fixed Term, Temporary
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Start Date: 1st November 2019
End Date: 31st January, 2020

Main Purpose of Job

  • To Undertake daily administrative takes to ensure the functionality and coordination of the departments activities.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist Technical Works Supervisor and Maintenance foreman to ensure effective service delivery by the Estates Team.
  • Assist in Day to day control of Maintenance/Servicing/Project works.
  • Assist with liaising with technicians, contractors and others
  • Assist in planning and scheduling own and team's work to meet required time lines and outputs through prioritising activities against a daily programme and liaising with appropriate staff.
  • Assist Technical Works Supervisor and Maintenance foreman to ensure effective service delivery by the Estates Team.
  • Assist in Carryout activity recording such as Leaves, absent from work, sick etc. ensuring documentations are properly filled and kept in order.
  • Carrying out effective filing of all Pre-planned, Routine etc.  Documentation in the appropriate manner.
  • Carryout documentation of the day to day work request that comes in/ and Closed
  • Responding to day to day emails that comes.
  • Assist in attending to the requisition / liaising with procurement to get materials
  • Documentation of overtime for the team
  • Contributes to the general development and improvement of service.
  • Carries out statutory duties related to the post and to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Ensures a culture of "Safety & Health above all else".


    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience


    Other Requirements

    Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in working in an office environment
    • Good working knowledge of IT. (Proficiency in Micro soft office)
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Good ability to multi task
    • Previous Facility management experience

    Required Competencies:

    • Seeing the Big Picture, Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service

    Starting Monthly Salary
    NGN285, 321.83 per month.

    Application deadline
    4th October, 2019.

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

    Additional Information

    • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.
    • All applicants must be legally able to work in the country of application with the correct visa/status or work permit.
    • Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
    • Reference and security clearances checks will be conducted.
    • Any questions you may have about this position will be answered during the interview, should you be invited.
    • Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link:
    • Successful candidates not resident in Country will be personally liable for costs and arrangements to relocate, including accommodation and work permits.
    • Complete the application form in full as the information provided will be used for screening purposes.
    • Check your application and attachments before you submit your application, as you will not be able to make any changes once submitted.
    • The British High Commission will never ask you to pay a fee or money to apply for a position.

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    About British High Commission (BHC)
    The British High Commission is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to deliver highest possible standards of service by selecting experienced and professional staff.We improve the bilateral strategic partnership, with a view to seizing common opportunities and addressing mutual threats. We support shared goals on prosperity, security, migration, development and co-operation in the international field and support the interests of British nationals working and living in Nigeria.Our Political Se...
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