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New Jobs At British High Commission

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18 Aug, 2016

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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: Prosperity Assistant 

Application deadline: 1 September, 2016

Grade: A2 (L)

Type of Position: Fixed Term, Full-time

Starting monthly salary: GHC 2,825

Start Date: 1 October, 2016

Main purpose of job
To provide administrative and project support to the West Africa Regional Prosperity Network.

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Roles and responsibilities
Across West Africa, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office Prosperity network aims to support host countries in their efforts to drive inclusive and sustainable economic growth while creating opportunities for UK businesses in the region.

We are recruiting an administive and project assistant to join the team. The job holder will be based in Accra and is expected to provide administrative support to the Network and handle day to day management of projects in Ghana.

This will include:

  • Proactively maintaining West Africa Prosperity Network intranet pages
  • Collating and managing an effective list of stakeholders across the region
  • Helping to compile reports by conducting desk based research and coordinating returns
  • Coordinating meetings and maintaining action logs
  • Relationship manager for projects based in Ghana
  • Planning and delivering events and visits to support prosperity activity in the region
  • Provide administrative support to the 2nd Secretary for Prosperity in developing futher project work across the region.

We are looking for a proactive self-starter who is flexible and able to manage competing prisorites effectively.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Must have at least 12 months work experience in an office environment
  • Must have strong knowledge of MS Office programmes (Word/Excel/Powerpoint)
  • Must be able to work unsupervised
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Knowledge of Economics, Trade/Commercial work is desirable

Required competencies
Changing and Improving, Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace

How To Apply

Additional information

  • For more information about the FCO competencies please refer the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission/Embassy in Post are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Country.
  • 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 checking and security clearances will be conducted.

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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