Political Economy Adviser at the British High Commission (BHC)

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Political Economy Adviser

Job Ref.: 06/20 LOS) – AU
Location: Lagos
Grade: C4 (L)
Type of Position: Fixed Term, Full-time
Working hours per week: 35
Duration of Post: 24 months
Type of Post: British Deputy High Commission
Start Date: 1 April 2020
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Policy & Political roles)
Job Subcategory: Economic and Prosperity

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience  

  • Masters Level qualification in economics or equivalent.
  • Permission to work in Nigeria
  • Willingness to travel to other states in Nigeria
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of Economics

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of economic policy-making for federal or state governments
  • Masters research in a relevant economics or political economy issues
  • Experience of working in or with government in Nigeria
  • Experience of working in the private sector or organised civil society in relevant fields

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Fluency in one of and preferably both Yoruba and Hausa.

Required Competencies:

  • Seeing the Big Picture, Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering

Starting Monthly Salary
NGN 827, 892

Application Closing Date
12th March, 2020

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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