Latest Job at the British Council of Nigeria

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

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Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the latest job at the British Council of Nigeria. See below.

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:

This role combines CMR (Confidential Material Room) and logistics functions of managing logistics and quality of all materials to run Test Day including uniforms, banners, scanners and equipment. The role is also responsible for ensuring timely scanning and submitting of exam papers to meet requirements for marking. 

Main opportunities/challenges for this role

  • Drive right behaviours in the team towards greater awareness related to maintaining confidentiality of sensitive exam related materials
  • Implement improvement actions in the distribution and logistics of handling confidential materials

Main accountabilities

Product Service Delivery

  • Oversees the functions of confidential materials handling and the Confidential Materials Room (CMR) to ensure British Council standards are met in set up and day to day operations.
  • Plans and ensure sorting and packing of confidential exam materials for designated test venues.
  • Leads the reconciliation of exam materials and papers received are as per plan, escalate any discrepancies.
  • Plans for Test Day resources ordering, quality, distribution and management (e.g. process guides, stationery, branding/signage/ technical equipment – speaking test/hand scanners)
  • Supports continuous improvement in efficiency/cost effectiveness/quality of service delivery/systems in the team.

Customer service

  • Takes end-to-end accountability for researching and obtaining satisfactory and timely resolution of complex/escalated customer (internal or external) operational complaints and issues, coordinating input from other colleagues/departments/managers as required, to do so.
  • Ensures the customer is kept informed throughout the process.

Risk & Compliance

  • Ensures adherence to CMR standards and management as set forth and carry out frequent random checks to proactively prevent issues from arising.
  • Provides support and reporting for audits and performance reviews.
  • Follows agreed corporate risk management processes and procedures when delivering services (e.g. child protection, security policies, financial protocols, anti-fraud measures) to protect the interests of the BC and its customers at all times.

Analysis & reporting

  • Using standard procedures and templates, regularly records, analyses and reports on operational activity levels and performance data, to support senior managers in making timely and effective business decisions that respond to operational needs.

Commercial & resource management

  • Manage courier SLA/performance standards and builds relationship with courier service provider in country, proactively seeking out and updating courier panel so that quality of services and cost elements are in accordance standards.
  • Oversees team coordination for transportation and security requirements for the test day. Ensures team raises POs for care hire needed on test day.
  • Oversight of exam equipment inventory (i.e. CICO tablets). Ensure accurate records maintained for exams equipment. Work closely with IT, Facilities and Procurement team.

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Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Experience working in an operations environment managing confidential materials
  • Experience of leading on delivery of computer-based exams
  • Working in a challenging environment operating against very tight deadlines
  • Experience working in a compliant and regulated environment
  • Has the ability to build relationships with external stakeholders (i.e. exam boards)
  • Experience managing teams

Minimum requirements:

  • University degree in any relevant field
  • Significant years of experience in similar role

Remuneration: NGN 10,989,828.00 gross per annum

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Method of Application

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Deadline: August 1, 2023

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