Programme Officer at the British Council

  • Full Time
  • Yobe, Nigeria
  • Applications have closed

Website British Council

N8,106,740 per year

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.

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.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for Programme Officer at the British Council

Programme Officer

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: Yobe | Nigeria.

Job Description:

  • The Programme Officer will be responsible for managing the technical delivery and administration of programme outputs.
  • The role holder will ensure quality and timeliness of delivery; good control of resources and compliance with agreed programme management systems and processes; ensuring workplans, budgets and forecasts are prepared and implemented.
  • The Officer will also facilitate collection and collation of data for Monitoring and Evaluation of results and lessons of the programme.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Graduate level education
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with an international organization
  • Experience of working as part of a successful team/function
  • Experience of working in challenging environments, preferably in North East Nigeria


  • Project management qualification aligned to P&P professional standards (APM)
  • Experience of work in an FCR (Full Cost Recovery) project
  • Experience of operating in a complex, multi-cultural context
  • Ability to speak a local dialect (e.g. Hausa)

Additional Information:

  • All candidates must have the current right to live and work in Nigeria.
  • A connected and trusted UK in a more connected and trusted world.

N8,106,740 per annum.

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