Grants Assistant at the British Council

Title: Grants Assistant | The British Council | Location: Borno, Sub Saharan Africa, NG

  • University degree in any subject or relevant qualification
  • 2 years of experience in Grants administration or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience of supporting grants and internal stakeholders / external partners management
  • Experience of working as part of a successful team/function

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in a grant funded project
  • Experience of operating in a complex, multi-cultural context
  • Fluency in local languages of North East Nigeria

Additional Information: All applicants should have a pre-existing legal status to live and work in Nigeria.


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Application Closing Date
28 February 2021

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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