INTRODUCTION : -
Justice, Conflict and Stability Lead - Nigeria and West Africa job opportunity is available at British Council Nigeria for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.
This post comes at a critical and unprecedented time of change for communities globally. It is a senior management position which requires demonstrable sector expertise and experience.
We are seeking a Programme Director who will be accountable for the following contracts : Managing Conflict in Northern Nigeria Programme (MCN), Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Programme (ROLAC) and Agents for Citizen-Driven Transformation Programme (ACT) (all EU-funded).
While the focus of this post is Nigeria, the postholder is expected to contribute to the regional and global Inclusive Communities efforts and practice.
this opportunity offers the right candidate a pivotal role in shaping the changes which will affect British Council work (both donor and self-funded) with substantial potential impact within Nigeria.
Building on the successes of British Council’s legacy of justice and peacebuilding work in Nigeria, the programmes underway will support stronger, better and more mutually beneficial relationships between government and civil society essential to a stable, inclusive, accountable future for all.
Opportunities / Challenges :
our governance, justice and peace building work (which includes supporting inclusive communities and giving voice to vulnerable groups) and our ability to develop large scale co-funding programmes with donors.
This aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals means there will be significant contract opportunities in Nigeria and across the region.
This is an exciting opportunity to establish the agenda in an area of growing importance for the BC and HMG more generally.
The successful candidate will also be given the responsibility for charting a course of action, implementing and measuring success.
It requires nimble thinking and strong relationship management skills to navigate between the range of stakeholders involved internally and externally.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION : -
Additional Information : This recruitment exercise seeks to attract the most suitable candidate for the role.