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Programme Officer, Maternity Cover up to one year (with a possibility of extension or permanency) - Pay Band C

This Programme Officer role is an exciting position that sits within the International Outreach Team in a busy and dynamic office in the heart of Parliament.

The Programme Officer assists in the planning and implementation of a wide variety of projects and programmes across the Commonwealth. It involves working sensitively with parliamentary, national and international stakeholders. An important part of the role is the monitoring of project delivery against objectives, managing expenditure against budget, and communications (including social media and website updates). As well as project management, there is a significant administrative support aspect to the job. Some international travel will be required.

To apply, please read the job description and use the guidance notes to send in:

  1. The completed form demonstrating your suitability for the position in line with the criteria outlined in the form 
  2. A full CV.

Please send to:

Jane Ajao

CPA UK Branch
Westminster Hall
Houses of Parliament
London SW1A 0AA
Email to:

The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 30th March 2018. All submissions must be delivered by that time. Applicants are advised that late submissions will not be considered. 

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview on Monday 16th April 2018.   Please ensure that you provide an email address and telephone number on which you can be contacted. If you have not received an invitation to interview prior to 10 April 2018, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted.

It is hoped that the successful candidate will take up the role in June 2018 following completion of all relevant checks.

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The 2018 Pacific Islands Parliamentary Workshop: The Westminster system in the Pacific context, New Zealand


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