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Project Manager SIDP HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-05-30 09:36   Consultancy   Kano   16 views
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Role Purpose
The Project Manager, Skills for Inclusive Digital Participation Programme (SIDP) is responsible for the successful implementation of the Skills for Inclusive Digital Participation Project in Nigeria. He/she will be responsible for the effective planning, management, coordination, delivery, and evaluation of the SIDP project in Nigeria.
The post holder will also be actively involved in the nurturing and managing of relationships with different project stakeholders. Working under the guidance of the Director Programmes Nigeria, the post holder will be part of the SIDP project strategy team and will be involved in implementing the project deliverables and executing the strategy to achieve the project objectives in Nigeria.
Main accountabilities but not limited to the following:
Operational and Project Management:

Responsible for planning, Coordination, managing, implementation, and quality assuring of the SIDP Project work in Nigeria as per the project management framework, Project plans, project management standards and client needs. This will include sound and effective programme management practices that deliver outstanding impact for the British Council and her partners.
Identify opportunities for the project development and expansion; building on lessons learned, needs assessments, and coordination with key stakeholders.
Responsible for ensuring project compliance with all the British Council internal processes and policies and where applicable the client processes, policies and procedures.

Budget and financial management:

To manage project budgets to corporate standards, ensuring prompt reporting and continuous monitoring of the project expenditure in line with the implementation plan.
Meeting the agreed project financial spend targets.
To ensure all procurement and contract for service are in line with corporate and client policy and that documentation is robust and stored appropriately for future reference.


Where required, ensure that the project is marketed internally and externally to the highest standards in print (press, publications), digitally (websites, social media, TV, radio) and at events (conferences workshops, meetings). Working collaboratively with the Communications and Digital teams to showcase the impact of the project.
Work collaboratively with colleagues across the SIDP project to share intelligence and opportunities that create added benefit to the project and partners.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

Support the development and implementation of M&E plans for the SIDP project (including databases and data collection; outcome and impact evaluation; success stories)
Working closely with the project monitoring, evaluation consultants/teams to ensure proper documentation and clear reporting on progress against indicators and targets and determine corrective measures to improve project delivery.

Equality, diversity and inclusion and Child Protection/Adults at Risk standards:

Support the Director Programmes to ensure that the project delivery and activity reflect British Council EDI policy.
Ensure that Child Protection/Adults at Risk Policy, standards and other Safeguarding measures/policies are followed and maintained throughout the project lifecycle.

Minimum requirement:

Educated to degree level or equivalent experience.
Minimum of 5 years in similar roles

Role specific knowledge and experience:

Knowledge and experience of project management.
Experience of delivering programmes in the local context
Extensive knowledge of stakeholder management
Finance and resources skills
Reporting Writing and Presentation Skills
Event leadership and management skills
Experience of working across matrix structure to drive and deliver agenda.

Further Information

Pay Band – BRC-6-G
Remuneration: NGN 14, 297,766 per month plus benefits
Contract Type –10 Months Fixed Term Contract
Department: Cultural Engagement
Language requirements: English level C1
Role holder must have existing rights to live and work in the country the role is based.

Company Description
The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations. The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. We call this cultural relations. We build trust and un... read morederstanding for the UK to create a safer and more prosperous world. In terms of our reach and impact, we are the world’s leading cultural relations organisation. Cultural relations is a component of international relations which focuses on developing people-to-people links and complements government-to-people and government-to-government contact. We use English, Arts, and Education and Society - the best of the UK’s great cultural assets - to bring people together and to attract partners to working with the UK. The British Council has over 7,000 staff working in 191 offices in 110 countries and territories. The British Council in Nigeria The British Council was established in 1934 and has been in Nigeria since 1943. We currently operate from offices in Abuja, Kano, Lagos and Port-Harcourt and continue to engage in cultural relations work, building links between citizens of the United Kingdom and Nigeria. Our activities are delivered through our Arts, Education, English and Society business units as well as a thriving exams unit providing opportunities for thousands of Nigeria to acquire globally recognised qualifications.