Business Support Services Intern at the British Council
The British Council is United Kingdom’s representative abroad for educational and intercultural affairs. We promote knowledge and understanding between people from the UK and other countries that are mutually beneficial.
By having a beneficial influence on the UK and the countries we work with, we are able to improve lives by developing connections, opportunities, and trust.
In the areas of arts and culture, English as a second language, education, and civil society, we collaborate with more than 100 nations worldwide. We communicate with more than 20 million people in person each year and more than 500 million online through broadcasts and publications.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Business Support Services Intern
Contract Type: Locally Engaged
Duration: 12 months (March 2023 – February 2024).
- The British Council Nigeria is the UK’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We work in three strategic business areas: Arts, English, Education, and Society. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections, and engendering trust.
- We are looking to recruit a Business Support Service (BSS) Resource Intern based in Kano to join the BSS team. The BSS Unit delivers and supports the strategy and operations of the British Council through effective and efficient planning and Management of all support operations.
Duties and Responsibilities
With the support of the Facilities Manager (Kano and Abuja), the intern duties will include
- Provide support to the security team
- Provide support to the IT team
- Provide support to the administrative team
- Provide support to the Information management team
- Provide support to the Facilities Team
Management and Support for the Role:
- The intern will report to the Facilities Manager for Abuja and Kano. S/he will be expected to work closely with other members of staff.
Essential: The ideal candidate should have:
- Maximum of 4 years post-NYSC in any field of study
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multitask.
- Excellent communication skills
- Computer proficiency in the use of MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Excellent customer service skills
- All applicants should have a pre-existing legal status to live and work in the country of application. The British Council will not facilitate/sponsor visa applications and work permits.
Remuneration and Benefits
- The intern will be paid the equivalent of N130,000 per month
- Health Insurance (HMO) will be provided for interns who are on 6 months or more
- Group Life Insurance will be provided for all interns throughout the duration of their internship.
Application Closing Date
31st December 2022. (23:59 South Africa Time)
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
- This is a short-term intern position; intern roles are not a prelude to longer-term employment with the organization. If opportunities for further paid employment arise, these will be advertised and interns who apply will be considered against the same criteria as other applicants.
- Necessary adjustments will be made for staff with a disability where necessary.