The British High Commission is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to deliver the highest possible standards of service by selecting experienced and professional staff.
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Current Work Opportunities
If you are interested in a job opportunity at the British High Commission in Abuja or one of its other UK delegations, DIT offices, other government departments, or consulates in Nigeria, please visit the vacancy website.
British High Commission 2023 Career and Jobs Vacancies
Apply for the currently ongoing international job vacancies, as the British High Commission jobs portal is open for the latest BHC Career recruitments 2023.
The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer, that values difference, promotes equality, and challenges discrimination, enhancing our organizational capability.
They are currently welcoming and encouraging applications from people of all backgrounds, with no discrimination on the basis of disability, race, color, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other categories protected by law.
The British High Commission fronts family-friendly, flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
Requirements For British High Commission Recruitment 2023
Applicants should possess the following desirable qualifications, skills, and experience.
The required years of experience where applicable.
Experience of work on multi-year campaigns where applicable.
Strong oral and written English communication skills.
Ability to work well under pressure and meeting up deadlines.
Resourcefulness in solving problems.
Good interpersonal and communication skills and comfortable dealing with senior government officials and business officials.
Flexible, adaptable, and resilient.
Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail.
Superior professionalism and judgment
Strong work ethics
Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Managing a Quality Service.
Note; There may be travel requirements. Therefore all applicants must be legally able to work internationally with the correct visa/status or work permit.
Staff members recruited locally by the British High Commission in Lagos are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Nigerian employment law.
Spouses/registered partners of UK Based Staff, are able to work within the BHC/BCG but their salary will be abated at the appropriate tax rates.
Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.
Note; Job requirements are peculiar to individual jobs. See your desired job position for comprehensive requirements.
The British High Commission in Nigeria maintains and develops relations between the UK and Nigeria, monitors the political situation in Nigeria, and seeks to strengthen a bilateral relationship. The Consular Section at the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos, and the consular network throughout the country, provide assistance to British nationals visiting or living in Nigeria.