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Programme Officer - Cyber Capability

Location: Pall Mall, London SW1
Closing date: 24 August 2018
Contract duration: Eighteen months fixed-term contract

Salary: £38,823 pa gross + benefits

We have an excellent opportunity for a Programme Officer to work within the Rule of Law Section of our Governance and Peace Directorate (GPD), which leads in the Secretariat’s work to promote the rule of law, separation of power, democratic values and good governance.

The Programme Officer, under the supervision of the Legal Adviser, will be responsible for the implementation and reporting of the Commonwealth Cyber Capability project. The project is intended to strengthen the capacity and resilience of member countries to respond effectively to cyber threats and attacks.  

The successful candidate will have experience in project management within the context of a results-based management system, including project planning, monitoring, evaluation, budgeting and implementation. You will also have experience in the field of development assistance, including in grant management as well as liaison with senior government officials, external contacts and consultants. Knowledge of cybercrime, cybersecurity and criminal justice issues will be an advantage.

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

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

If you feel that you would be suitable for the role, and are available to start quickly, we would be very keen to hear from you. Please apply using the buttons below.

The closing date for applications is 24 August 2018, 23:59pm BST

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