BHC Recruitment 2016 - Jobs in Ghana

BHC Recruitment 2016

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4 Nov, 2016

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Consultancy Jobs in Ghana

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.

Job Description

Job Title: Corporate Services Coordinator

Application deadline: 8 November 2016

Starting monthly salary: GHS 1861.00 gross

Start Date: 1 December 2016

Roles and Responsibilities

The Corporate Services Coordinator works with other departments and HR hub to ensure smooth operation of corporate services office and administrative functionality.

Specific duties include:

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  • Updating records on staff movements by consulting with HR hub and teams at post.
  • Preparing welcome packs for new staff and supporting line managers on the induction process.
  • Supporting Protocol Officer in processing the necessary documentation for visa applications for UK based and Local staff (for official travels).
  • Submission of exemption via GCNet, keep track on status and communicate changes to Protocol Officer
  • Advising staff of school fees policy and initiating/up-dating DSs, PoC for any queries re school fees
  • Coordinator for customer service and people survey – ensuring relevant teams provide data on time and responsible for publishing it
  • SharePoint Coordinator – ensuring Sections publish their entries, up-dating as necessary; liaising with IT support Officer  who is SharePoint super-user
  • Management of imprest (petty cash)
  • Providing other Administrative  support to Head and Deputy Head of Corporate services.
  • The CS coordinator will also serve as the Protocol Section back-up;

Other benefits and conditions of employment  

  • The FCO offers exciting learning opportunity through our Regional Learning and Development Team (RLDT) and other on the job learning opportunities.
  • Usual work hours are from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm

Required Skills or Experience

The successful applicant is likely to have one or more of the following:

  • A university degree in business administration, social sciences or a related field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Experience working in an embassy setting will be considered as an asset.

The successful applicant will need to:

  • Show exemplary levels of integrity– at all times ensuring the correct rules and legislation are adhered to and following the UK Civil Service Code and Diplomatic Services Code of Ethics.
  • Observe the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s diversity and equality policies
  • Show some flexibility over working hours
  • Have a valid driver’s licence
  • Required competencies
  • Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

How To Apply

Additional information

  • Please complete the application form in full. Failure to do so may result in a determination that you do not meet the requirements for the position.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Accra are subject to the Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Ghana.
  • All applicants must be legally able to work in the country of application with the correct visa/status or work permit.
  • Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
  • Reference and security clearances checks will be conducted.
  • Any questions you may have about this position will be answered during the interview, should you be invited.
  • Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework
  • Successful candidates not resident in Ghana will be personally liable for costs and arrangements to relocate, including accommodation and work permits.
  • Check your application and attachments before you submit your application, as you will not be able to make any changes once submitted.
  • The British High Commission will never ask you to pay a fee or money to apply for a position.

Interested applicants should apply by clicking on the link below

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.

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