View Vacancy - Airport Facilitator (07/18 LOS)

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Protocol, Visits and Events

Main purpose of job:

To work in the Freight and Travel Section as Airport Facilitator responsible for meeting on arrival and seeing off officers, family members and visitors to the British Deputy High Commission at the Murtala Muhammed Local and International Airport in Lagos.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Working on a rotational 24 hour 3 shift pattern, meeting and seeing off passengers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
  • Meeting and seeing off British diplomatic staff and their family members, Trade Mission delegates, British Government officials and visitors from other government departments/agencies such as British Council, MOD and DFID at the Airport.
  • Processing of visas from other Diplomatic Missions in Lagos for UK based staff and their family members and Locally Engaged staff on official assignment.
  • Preparing/Circulation of weekly staff movement schedules. 
  • Preparing/despatching official letters to MFA regarding airport passes for officers, Queen’s Messenger(s) visits and VVIP visits. 
  • Self-driving of assigned official vehicle to other diplomatic missions, MFA and other government agencies in Lagos for official duties. 
  • Processing of International Driving Permit and Certificate for Motor Vehicles.
  • Absence cover for Line Manager when on leave or excused absence.
  • Hotel Reservation for officers and official visitors of BDHC, PAGS.
  • Assisting with preparation of freight clearance documentation and handling.
  • Filing of documents for the section and performing other general tasks as may be assigned by the Head of Section.
  • Must have at least a minimum qualification of Ordinary National Diploma. 
  • Must possess a valid Nigeria Driving Licence.
  • Good Knowledge of Computer.
  • Good oral and written communication skills and good inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to work late hours.
  • MS Word and Excel. Previous experience working at the airport and or travel industry will be an added advantage.
Making Effective Decisions, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
18 June 2018
A1 (L)
British Deputy High Commission
N315, 328
1 August 2018
  • 24 hours 3 shift working pattern.
  •  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 Deputy High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos 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 Deputy 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: Please note: AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
  • 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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This opportunity is closed to applications.