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    British foreign & Commonwealth Office paid IT Internship   for Nigerians 2018 (start salary N136,722 )

    British foreign & Commonwealth Office paid IT Internship   for Nigerians 2018 (start salary N136,722 )

    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 Category  
    Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

    Job Subcategory  
    Information Technology Services

    Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)  
    Main purpose of job:

    The main purpose of this role is to assist the IT support Officers in ensuring the smooth running of IT services across Nigeria British High Commission, and its state offices. The jobholder will perform IT Support Officer (ITSO) duties for staff. The intern will be joining a very busy IT section that provides support to not only Abuja but a number of state offices.

    This is a particularly busy period for the section with a number of software and hardware deployments ongoing. The successful applicant will therefore need to demonstrate strong IT skills, balancing and prioritising the workload; have excellent communications skills and very good attention to detail.

    Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?

    • Assist in pre-deployment tasks for new IT equipment
    • Setting up of training sessions
    • Responding to user requests sent to IT inbox
    • Providing logistics support to deployment team
    • Perform an inventory of IT assets
    • Assist in post deployment exercises- (floor walking, logging calls and incidents)
    • Assist in disposal of redundant IT Equipment
    • Provide all other IT Support to users
    Essential qualifications, skills and experience  

    Previous experience in using Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2016, Basic LAN/WAN configuration, Office 365, Internet and Intranet, IP Telephony and IT Helpdesk Support

    Desirable qualifications, skills and experience  
    ITIL certification

    Required competencies  
    Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

    Application deadline  
    14 July 2018


    Type of Position  
    Fixed Term

    Duration of Post  
    6 months



    Location (City)  

    Type of Post  
    British High Commission

    Number of vacancies  

    Starting monthly salary ()  

    Start Date  
    15 August 2018

    Additional information  
    Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening. Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.

    The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
    Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Abuja are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.
    All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.

    The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to;
    Obtain the relevant permit

    Pay fees for the permit

    Make arrangements to relocate

    Meet the costs to relocation

    The British High Commission does not sponsor visas/work permits except where it may be local practice to do so.
    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.
    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

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    Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.

    Please log into your profile on the application system on a regular basis to review the status of your application.

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