Regional Training Assistant French Speaking at the British High Commission BHC
British High Commission
Lagos, Lagos, ng
5d ago
source : Ecadoo

Location Lagos Grade A2 L Type of Position Fixed Term Duration of Post 12 months Job Category Other British Government Departments Partners across Government including UK Visas Job Subcategory Immigration Enforcement International formerly RALON Main Purpose of Job The British Deputy High Commission is looking to recruit a Regional Training Assistant to work in the Immigration and Enforcement International Immigration Enforcement International IEI office IEI have secured funding for a programme of border capacity building development of host nation law enforcement organisations located in West Africa nbsp The objectives of this programme are Improved border and migration management capacity in key irregular migration source countries supporting a reduction in irregular migration flows Improved capacity to sustainably re integrate and rehabilitate returned migrants including Victims of Trafficking supporting increased returns and improved protection for vulnerable groups Improve the co operation of host nations on the tackling of the push factors that drive irregular migration at source supporting a reduction in irregular migration flows Improved Value For Money ndash Working with host nations to prevent and reduce illegal immigration to the UK to reduce associated costs to the UK taxpayer Building the capacity of key partners through frequent targeted responsive and intelligent liaison expertise transfer as a more cost effective approach than large scale programming and or equipment investment Improved security system management through building capability to detect fraudulent documents and prevent inadequately documented passengers from travelling increasing investigation and intelligence skills to tackle the underlying criminality behind immigration crime The Successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Regional Training Officer in the capacity building programme in Overseas Development Aid ODA countries specifically West Africa The role will focus on developing technical knowledge and strengthening institutional capacity on migration human trafficking and border security management aiming at long term sustainability The programmes aim to build capacity in three areas Developing institutional capacity Developing human capacity and Developing operational capacity Roles and Responsibilities what will the jobholder be expected to achieve The successful candidate will assist in researching trends in visa applications dealing with passengers referred to the BDHC by airlines and checking application details against confidential databases Duties will include Working closely with existing IEI teams overseas and assist Regional Training Officer to build Capacity in West Africa nbsp Assist in developing and managing a clear coherent programme capacity building plans Working with UK Home Office training teams develop and deliver training courses as well as training of trainers programmes in order to facilitate knowledge sharing This will include accurate translation of training material into the French language as well as delivery of training around the West Africa region in French Provide ancillary administrative support to the Regional Training Officer and Immigration Liaison Manager ILM on travel and accommodation arrangements as well as diarising and booking venues to provide training Assist the Regional Training officer and ILM in managing financial budgetary plans exercise quality control over all procedures and documents and ensure proper follow up as necessary Assist in the coordination of timely submission of reporting on programmes including ad hoc monthly interim quarterly annual and end of project reports Essential Qualifications and Experience nbsp Fluent in French language skills Must possess good computer skills with familiarity with software packages MS Word Excel and straightforward databases Desirable qualifications and experience Previous experience in a training environment is preferable Required Competencies Seeing the Big Picture Making Effective Decisions Leading and Communicating Collaborating and Partnering Other benefits and Conditions of Employment nbsp The sucsessful candidate will be working closely with the existing IEI teams overseas and assist Regional Training Officer to build Capacity in West Africa This is a flexible role and may involve occasional and on short notice travel throughout West and East Africa Candidates must be British passport holders who are able to obtain UK Security Clearance or other nationals who have recently lived at least five consecutive years in the UK and may be eligible to obtain UK Security Clearance Spouses of diplomats from Australia New Zealand Canada and United States missions are also eligible to apply Starting monthly salary N381 775 Start Date nbsp 1st August 2017

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