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Programme Assistant

Closing date: 18 July 2019

Salary: £29,899 pa gross + benefits

We have an excellent opportunity for a Programme Assistant, to work within the Governance and Peace Directorate (GDP).

Reporting to the Operations Officer for GPD, the Programme Assistant provides administrative and logistical support to the Political Section. You will assist with the production of publications including the design, layout, editing and distribution of reports, papers, publications and newsletters. You will also be required to plan and coordinate participant travel, administer financial processes, assist with event logistics and maintain programme records.

To be considered, you will have a Secondary Qualification to “A” Level or equivalent vocational qualification and have at least three years’ experience of administrative procedures in an office environment. You will also have experience of using Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and Outlook and operating financial systems.   

The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 member governments and provides guidance on policy making, technical assistance and advisory service to Commonwealth member countries. We support governments to help achieve sustainable, inclusive and equitable development.

To join, you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country and also have the rights to live and work in the UK.

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