British Council Vacancies 2019

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23 Aug, 2019

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Human Resources Jobs in Ghana

The British Council in Sub Saharan Africa has an opportunity for an experienced Human Resources professional to support country operations in Ghana, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Cameroon. The postholder will be responsible for providing British Council staff based in West Africa Cluster with advice and services on a range of HR issues and support the achievement of operational goals.

Job Description

Job Title: Human Resources Manager – West Africa Cluster 

About the Role:

To manage HR operations, overall objectives and business priorities in support of all British Council teams based in Ghana, Senegal, Sierra Leone and in line with regional and corporate policies. The successful postholder will lead on the delivery of a range of agreed HR services to internal customers and contribute to the agreed HR projects in the cluster and the region. S/he will support the embedding of a culture of high performance which reflects British Council values and principles.

Accra, Ghana

Some key role requirements include: 

  • University degree or equivalent in Business Administration/Human Resource Management from a recognized institution
  • Recognized Human Resources qualification is desirable
  • Proficiency in English – B2 level
  • French is desirable
  • Five (5) years’ progressive experience and track record in HR management
  • Experience and understanding of best practice in HR processes and systems
  • Understanding of relevant areas of HR (Reward, Recruitment, Learning & Development, Performance management, Employee Relations, Labour Law, EDI, and Business Partnering)


Pay Band: 6| Location: Accra, Ghana| Contract Duration: 2-year Fixed Term Contract | Reports to Head of HR Nigeria and West Cluster | Deadline for Applications: 25 August 2019 23:59 UK time | Terms: Locally Engaged Contract

Please refer to the role profile for a full list of the role responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification which can be found by following the link below.

If you feel that you are suitable and would like to be considered for this role, please apply by 23:59 UK time on the 21 August 2019 using the details provided within the advert on the British Council Jobs portal

How to Apply
In order to be considered for this role, please complete the application form on the British Council jobs portal with clear information on demonstrable skills and experience you possess as matched with the “Essential Experience/Skills & Knowledge” we are looking for.  Please note that applications which do not meet the format/ requirements will NOT be considered.

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Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies, and human resource as a function is absolutely committed to this.

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