British High Commission Defence Programme Manager Jobs in Nigeria

British High Commission Defence Programme Manager Jobs in Nigeria




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.


Responsibilities


  • The Head of Programmes will have responsibility and accountability for ensuring quality programme management and compliance with CSSF processes and cross-government commercial and financial policies.
  • Effectively manage the activities and resources relevant to the programme. Advise the SRO on all ongoing programme management milestones/requirements, including follow-up of annual reviews, and be responsible for keeping this up to date and tracking progress through the delivery plan and work plan.
  • Effective financial management of programme resources including monitoring, forecasting and monthly reporting to achieve VFM, transparency, accountability, ODA and FY targets, throughout the project cycle.
  • The Defence Engagement, Operational Advice, Training and Capacity Building component of the North East Programme provides UK military capacity building of the Nigerian Armed Forces to enable more effective counter-insurgency operations and encourage long term planning and reform. It is delivered by the UK MOD and military teams working in Nigeria to facilitating a comprehensive programme of wider engagement by Short Term Training Teams, Regional Subject Matter Experts, and Defence Training in the UK.
  • You will work with British military personnel and the Defence Section to deliver visible results, while ensuring best practice in financial and risk management, gender and conflict sensitivity, and human rights.
  • As Programme Manager, you will run the cross-Government processes needed for assurance on strategy and spend.
  • By understanding and influencing military reform in Nigeria, you will also help promote coherence across governement
    and the international community.
    You will be tested across the key competences and will likely build Practitioner Level programme delivery skills and security sector experience whilst enhancing leadership and stakeholder skills.
  • Directly responsible to the SRO, your decision making, political sense, strategic thinking, attention to detail and focus on value for money will let you see the real-world impact of your programmes on Nigeria‚Äôs security.


    Job Requirements


  • Programme delivery and reporting experience; engaging and managing multiple stakeholders; security sector


    Desirable qualifications, skills and experience:


  • Experienced and resilient working in fragile contexts, with an understanding of wider conflict, peace and security issues in Africa.
  • Experience of successfully working X-HMG overseas.
  • Internationally recognised programme and financial management qualifications

    Required competencies:

  • Seeing the Big Picture, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 16th October, 2018


    For more information and job application details, see; British High Commission Defence Programme Manager Jobs in Nigeria


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