OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR ZAMBIA at British Council October, 2018

British Council

The British Council Zambia is looking for an Office Administrator for a 7 month fixed term contract.

The post holder is responsible for the provision of efficient and effective administrative, financial and facilities support. Responsible for the timely and accurate recording of accounting transactions and adjustments, making sure that all corporate and audit standards are achieved. S/he will render support with administration related to logistics, general administration of the office, documentation and archiving tasks ensuring proper record keeping in country. S/he will support facilities as required by the country office to ensure an efficient, secure and appropriately controlled operating and working environment, delivered to British Council corporate standards.

The post requires previous office administration experience and excellent Microsoft Office skills.

The Role:
Office Administrator (7 month fixed term contract) Maternity Cover

The Opportunity:

The Business Support Service function is responsible for effective and efficient office management ensuring that the business is operating in a fully functioning environment.  This role is one of the 3 in BSS and supports the smooth running of business through timely and accurate financial records and facilities management.

The post requires:

  • Generic financial management and administrative skills
  • Demonstration of a clear understanding of risk management
  • Have basic experience of procurement and supplier management
  • Understanding of contracting for services and goods to corporate standards;

Role Requirements:

  • At least 2 year working experience as an Office Administrator or Accountant
  • Basic accounting knowledge
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Please refer to the role profile for more information on the role responsibilities/accountabilities and person specification.

Please follow the links for relevant document to support your application:

Office Administrator Role Profile.pdf
British Council Behaviours.pdf
British Council Core Skills.pdf

Closing date for applications is 7 October 2018 (23:59 UK time)

Note that you should only fill out the application after thoroughly reading through the ROLE PROFILE & GUIDANCE NOTES.

About us:

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.  We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

We work in over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society.  Each year we reach over 20 million people face to face and more than 500 million people online, via broadcasts and publications.

Our Equality Commitment:

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, recognising discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights. All staff worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. In line with the British Council’s Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks.

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