Fresher British Council Jobs – CMR & Logistics Officer


Job Title:    CMR & Logistics Officer

Organisation: British

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The British Council
builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other
countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. We work
in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with
governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term,
creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young
people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to
realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities.
We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain
internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture
stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise.
We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the
UK. These connections lead to an understanding of each other’s strengths and of
the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in
the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be
strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we
connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall,
including online and through our broadcasts and publications.


Job Summary:  The CMR & Logistics Officer will mainly support
the safe handling in accordance with compliance standards, of confidential
materials during the multiple exchanges in country/location. This includes
movement and activities related to the primary storage area known as the
Confidential Materials Room (CMR).


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Part of
the responsibilities of this role would include providing support to the
functions of confidential materials handling and the Confidential Materials
Room (CMR), ensuring British Council standards are met.

 You will receive and respond to enquiries
from/to customers and may be a specific point of reference on queries relating
to an area of nominated expertise or responsibility.

You will
ensure adherence to CMR standards and management as set forth and carry out
frequent random checks to proactively prevent issues from arising.

You will
also be responsible to check and manage courier SLA/performance standards and
build relationship with courier service provider in country.

As with
any business that experiences peaks and troughs of activity, there is likely to
be a need to work outside office hours from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal candidate
for the British Council CMR & Logistics Officer job opportunity will need
to possess the following requirements:

in identifying and minimizing risk

in compliance environment

of working in a high volume, busy operational environment, delivering to

record of working in a tightly controlled process driven environment



of supporting delivery of computer-based exams


NB: The ideal
candidate should have experience of operations delivery in a fast-paced work
environment, and clear understanding of supporting the setup of operations,
while embedding new processes and ways of working. This is a sensitive role and
will require high levels if confidentiality and strong attention to details to
mitigate risk.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online through the British Council online application system at
the link below.




Deadline: 17th February 2021


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