British Council Recruitment Portal 2023 Job Vacancies Application

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This is to inform the general public that the British Council Recruitment Portal Job Vacancies is now open to all who may wish to apply for the British Council Recruitment Portal Job Vacancies various available positions. Therefore, the requirements and qualifications to apply for the position are listed below.

It is therefore important that all Applicant get to fill in the right requirements as listed below. Do well to take note of the requirements for British Council Recruitment Portal Job Vacancies as listed below. Do not give money to any one for registration is said to be free.


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Job Title: Regional Director of Arts, SSA
Location: Abuja or Lagos
Contract Type: 2-year Fixed Term Contract
Pay band: SMP (Senior Management Professional)

Job Description

  1. The SSA Regional Director Arts is the most senior representative of Arts in the region, acts as the voice of Arts in the region and represents our regional and global work in Arts and creative industries externally.
  2. They lead the development and implementation of complex, high-value, multi-country Arts and Creative Industry programmes funded by British Council grant, other partners or client-funders.
  3. The Director Arts will have oversight of a wide range of activities delivered as part of the Arts core offers of Cultural Exchange, Creative Economy and Global Challenges.
  4. They will lead a large, dispersed Arts team and manage senior partner and stakeholder relationships.
  5. They are an important part of the regional leadership team as well as the Global Arts Leadership Team, and work with and through colleagues globally to influence decision making across the Cultural Engagement Directorate.

Qualifications and Requirements

  1. Specialist knowledge and understanding of current trends and practices in arts and creative industry in the region
  2. Minimum of 6 years of experience of leading impactful high value international arts projects
  3. Experience of business development and partnership development – with a focus on arts and culture partnerships with trusts, foundations and institutional funders
  4. Demonstrable experience of strategy development and programme building across multiple geographies.
  5. Understanding and appreciation of current arts trends and practices in the UK
  6. Previous experience of managing international arts projects in region
    In depth understanding of the arts and creative industries in the region
  7. Significant experience of working in/with the arts and/or creative industries at appropriate level
  8. Active and up-to-date network of senior level sector contacts in the region
  9. Experience of collaborating effectively with others to develop solutions to issues where there is not an established framework
  10. Experience of leading diverse and dispersed teams and championing inclusion and diversity of thought
  11. Ability to analyse relevant equality issues and identify opportunities to address these in the portfolio
  12. Experience of developing governance structures establishing and maintaining effective external and internal programme / project governance structures.


The role may include occasional travel within the country, region or internationally

Candidates for this role must have a natural right to work in this location and would normally already be based in the location.

Job Title: Accounts Payable (AP) Accountant – Nigeria
Locations: Lagos and Port Harcourt, Rivers
Department: Finance
Contract Type: Locally Engaged
Duration: Indefinite
Pay band: 4

Job Summary

  1. At an unprecedented time of change globally, the British Council seeks an enthusiastic and professional Accountant to manage its accounts payable processes across operations in Nigeria.
  2. Therole is accountable for the operational management of British Council Nigeria’s Accounts Payable activities.
  3. Focusing on timely, accurate, complete payables management in line with internal organisational requirements and external regulatory standards, while acting as a trusted partner to the business delivery, operations, and support teams.
  4. This role supports the Senior Financial Accountant with the end-to-end payables management process across the operation,
  5. includingManagement of vendor balances and vendor accounts, support financial services delivery in Abuja and Kano offices, management of all Accounts Payables controls in line with Period End closure (PEC), Financial Control and Compliance Framework (FCCF), and Year End closing process, etc.

Job Responsibilities

  1. The role presents great opportunity for building a strong, efficient, effective, innovative and value driven purchases and payables management services for the British Council.
  2. Manage end to end Accounts Payables activities and processes in Nigeria while ensuring accuracy and completeness of vendor accounts and balances.
  3. Act as one of the key finance business partners across operations in Nigeria.
  4. Ensure compliance with key Accounts Payable controls in line with internal Period End Closure checklists, Quarterly Financial Control and Compliance Framework (FCCF) report, etc.
    Management of payroll payment and related processes.
  5. Management of fixed assets and inventory records.
  6. Closeengagement with procurement and other Business support function to drive innovation and improvement in the P2P processes and systems.
  7. The finance function has gone through several change programmes, and the post holder will play a key role in sustainability and achieving desired results of the changes and improvement projects, especially those that are Accounts Payable related.
  8. The organisation requires the financial function to have a level of commercial finance acumen as we expand our income generating activities, streamline our portfolio and target more partnership income.
  9. As a result, the role holder will also contribute in driving income target / performance.
  10. The organisation requires the financial function to have a level of commercial finance acumen as we expand our income generating activities, streamline our portfolio and target more partnership income.
  11. As a result, the role holder will also contribute in driving income target / performance.

Qualifications and Requirements

  1. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy or any related field.
  2. Qualified accountant – ACA and ACCA.
  3. Minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience in accounting and finance and similar role
  4. Having a Master’s Degree in related field is an added advantage.
  5. Fluency in written and spoken English
  6. Good knowledge and understanding of transaction taxes – e.g. VAT and WHT
  7. Good and demonstrable knowledge of P2P and AP
  8. Excellent written and oral communications skills
    Demonstrates high level of understanding in all areas of the finance and accounting function.
  9. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    Strong analytical and time management skills.
  10. Attention to detail and data entry skills.
  11. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    Experience of an ERP system.
  12. Experience working with the Big 4 audit firms
    CGMA, CIMA, CITN, etc.
    Practical exposure to SAP.

NGN6,154,368.00 (per annum).

All applicants should have a pre-existing legal status to live and work in Nigeria.
Please note if you have applied and been declined for this role in the last 6 months, you are unfortunately ineligible to apply

About British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. 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.
We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications. Founded in 1934, we are a UK charity governed by Royal Charter and a UK public body.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

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