British Embassy Vacancies 2024

British Embassy Vacancies 2024

British Embassy Vacancies 2024

The British Government is an employer that values diversity and inclusivity. We strengthen our organizational capacity by valuing diversity, advancing equality, and opposing discrimination. Applications from people of all backgrounds are encouraged and welcomed.

Disability, race, color, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or any other legally protected category are not grounds for discrimination against us. When operational and security requirements permit, we support flexible work arrangements that are family friendly.

In order to oversee and assist in the execution of our development and humanitarian programs, the British Office Sudan (BOS) is seeking to appoint competent, driven, and experienced individuals to the Programmed Hub. This is a great chance to make sure that our programs, through excellence in program, financial, risk, and commercial management, yield results for the people of Sudan.

To do the job well, the candidate must be able to establish dependable and powerful connections with partners and suppliers. Managing the program cycle, risk, and finances, interacting with implementing partners, advancing implementation, and guaranteeing programmatic compliance are all part of the role in every scenario. The postholder will collaborate closely with various delivery partners, such as international, multilateral, and Sudanese nongovernmental organizations, as well as suppliers from the private sector.

Position: Senior Programme Manager – British Office Sudan

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

  • A strong and credible leader, who will be able to deliver through others
  • A strong understanding of Programmer and Project management (PPM) processes, procedures and best practice
  • The resilience to manage multiple projects/programmes concurrently, with the ability to take the initiative and manage own workload
  • Proven financial and risk management knowledge, to support effective programme delivery
  • Ability to work with a range of stakeholders, both internal and external, and challenge implementing partners when required
  • Effective line management and commitment to the personal development of team members to build capability within the programme delivery profession

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

  • Experience in leading and managing complex programmed in conflict-affected / fragile contexts
  • Experience working in the International Development or Humanitarian sector
  • Arabic language skills
  • Prior experience working on or in Sudan
  • Formal Programmed Management Qualifications (APM PMQ, AGILE, PRINCE2 or equivalent)

Required behaviors

  • Developing Self and Others, Leadership, Making Effective Decisions, Working Together

Additional information

This post will be based in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) together with the majority of the British Office Sudan team, with a small number of other posts based in Nairobi and the UK.

Travel requirements: There may be future travel requirements for this role, but these are likely to be limited due to the ongoing conflict in Sudan.

The British Office Sudan may have further vacancies in the coming months and if there are other suitable candidates, we will use this recruitment to develop a pipeline of reserve candidates, for approximately 1 year.

  • Must be able to legally work in Ethiopia
  • Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during the screening
  • Please check your application carefully before you submit it, as no changes can be made once submitted
  • The British Embassy will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position
  • Employees recruited locally by the British Embassy in Addis Ababa are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Ethiopia
  • 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 the fees for the permit
  • Make arrangements to relocate
  • Meet the costs of relocation
  • Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount
  • Information about the Civil Service Success Profiles can be found on this link:
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates
  • Appointable candidates who were unsuccessful may be placed on a reserve list. If during the reserve period of 6/12 months, the same or a largely similar role becomes available, that role may be offered to the second or subsequent candidate

Salary: USD 1,603.08

Location (City): Addis Ababa

Application deadline: 10 July 2024

How to Apply:

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