View Vacancy - Receptionist (Chancery)

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.
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Residence and Support Staff)

Receive   and greet visitors

Handle,   log and distribute all incoming and outgoing mail

Operating   the switchboard, handling and forwarding customer’s enquiries)

Managing   transport bookings during working hours for Chancery staff

Ensuring   smooth running of reception area


Great   organisational skills, effective communication and ability to deliver a   quality service under pressure

Great  organisational skills, effective communication and ability to deliver a   quality service under pressure

previous experience as a Receptionit

previous administration experience

MS office


Seeing the Big Picture, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
29 April 2016
A1 (L)
British High Commission
1 May 2016
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.
  • Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited.
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This opportunity is closed to applications.