Director needed at British Council.


British Council Nigeria is recruiting for the following position

Job Title: Director Research, Nigeria

Location: Kano

Payband: 8 (Senior Management)

Contract Type: Fixed Term (2 years renewable by mutual consent)

We are looking to hire an individual with a strong research background capable of delivering high profile research to support our country strategy and programme delivery. The person will be based in Kano and will be responsible for overseeing operations in our Kano office.

Apply only

(a)     If you have experience with theory-based evaluation and a range of evaluation methods with specialist knowledge (from doctorate qualification) in subjects relevant to British Council, supported by publications and references.

(b)     If you have working knowledge of local (Nigeria) and international research discourse.

(c)     Track record of securing funding for undertaking research projects.

We particularly welcome and encourage candidates from Northern Nigeria who use Hausa fluently.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online at: The closing date is 29th December, 2017 at 23:59 UK Time (11:59 pm- Nigerian Time).

If you have any questions which aren’t answered in the vacancy information above, please contact

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 the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

The British Council is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect diversity of our society at every level within the organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. British Council appointments are contingent on thorough checks.