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Project Officer – Modern Slavery Project - Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK Branch (CPA UK)

Fixed Term Contract up to 31 October 2018 (with the possibility of extension) - Pay Band C

In conjunction with the Home Office, CPA UK will deliver a modern slavery project that will demonstrate to international legislators and officials the national and international benefits of introducing modern slavery legislation in their own jurisdictions. The two year multi-stakeholder programme, currently due to end in October 2018, will highlight lessons learnt from the preparation and passage of the UK’s Modern Slavery Act 2015; provide practical advice and support to international legislators and their officials in the development, drafting and enactment of legislation, tailored to meet the varying needs of different legislatures.

This is an exciting role in a busy and dynamic office in the heart of Parliament. The Project Officer will assist in the planning and implementation of the Modern Slavery project, developing and managing relationships with parliamentary, national and international stakeholders and consortium partners. The post holder will also be responsible for assisting the Project Manager in the monitoring of programme delivery against objectives, programme expenditure against budget.  

To apply, please send in typescript or in clear manuscript in black or blue ink:

  1. A covering letter, demonstrating your suitability for the position in line with the person specification outlined in Section E. 

  2. A full CV.

Please read the full job description and guidance notes and send your covering letter and CV to:  

Jane Ajao
CPA UK Branch
Westminster Hall
Houses of Parliament
London SW1A 0AA

Email to:

Please note if you are invited to interview, your suitability will be assessed by the core competencies required; these are set out in Section D.

The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Monday 28 August 2017. All submissions must be delivered by that time. Applicants are advised that late submissions will not be considered. 

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview the week commencing 4th September 2017.   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 4th September 2017, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted.

It is hoped that the successful candidate will take up the role as soon as possible following completion of all relevant checks including security clearance.

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