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Intern – Technical Works Group

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 2 years
  • Location: Abuja
  • Job Field: Engineering / Technical   Internships / Volunteering

Ref. ID: 11/19 ABJ
Location: Abuja
Grade: Internship
Slot: 2 Openings
Start Date: 1st May 2019
Duration of Post: 6 months
Type of Position: Fixed Term
Job Subcategory: Estates
Type of Post: British High Commission
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

Main Purpose of Job

  • To assist in co-ordinating all TWG work requests for the helpdesk and communicate updates and status of work requests (WR) to Customers and stakeholders.
  • Manage communications with customers and stakeholders on all work requests (WR), Planned Preventive Maintenance (PPM) and projects in all residences, offices and assisting in TWG clerical/ Admin tasks.

Roles and Responsibilities
What will the jobholder be expected to achieve:

  • Help implement communications strategies
  • Draft, edit and send communication/ notices to relevant stakeholders
  • Lead in maintaining the Abuja Enquiry system
  • Track works requests and provide regular feedback on progress and resolution
  • Facilitate effective internal and external communications with administrative based tasks and project work across all teams
  • Undertake additional projects and duties assigned by the TWG team

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • Must possess either a University degree or an HND degree
  • Flexible approach to problem solving with an ability to think on their feet
  • Ability to work in a high paced team
  • Ability to learn fast on the job
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills
  • A self-starter able to work with minimal supervision
  • Good organisational skills – capable of  working quickly and accurately
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office tools

Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Good Customer Service/Relations skills
  • Good data analysis skills
  • At least 2 years relevant work experience

Required Competencies:

  • Changing and Improving, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace

Starting monthly salary: N135,419

Other Benefits and Conditions of Employment 
Working patterns:

  • Full time position, with core working hours between 8am – 4pm, Monday to Thursday and 8am – 1pm on Friday. However, the job holder will need to be flexible to respond to incidents and operational demands as the need arises.

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