Apply! Assistant Programme Officer, Youth Division

Application Deadline: 28th January 2015 at 17:00 GMT
Location: London, UK
£28,500 pa + benefits

The Commonwealth Secretariat are proud to be supporting youth empowerment through our newly created Young Professionals Programme (YPP). The YPP creates multiple opportunities for talented and qualified young people from across the Commonwealth to contribute to our core work through the transference of technical expertise, innovative ideas, specialist knowledge and fresh perspectives.

The Assistant Programme Officer role sit within the Youth Division (YTH) and is focused on providing technical and administrative support to the Director. Responsibilities will include contributing to strategic and technical youth development programmes and special projects, and ensuring the smooth running of the Director’s office.


To be considered for this role you must be;
1. a citizen of a Commonwealth country
2. aged 27 years or younger at the time applications close,
3. possess a Bachelor degree or equivalent in youth development, social sciences or international development.
4. You will have at least one year of work experience in the design and delivery of youth development and/or youth-led development programmes and demonstrable experience in stakeholder management.

If you are keen to gain excellent experience in one of the world’s most high-profile youth development programmes and can thrive in our multi-cultural environment, we look forward to hearing from you.

We will accept a maximum of three (3) applications for YPP roles from each candidate.

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Posted on January 9, 2015, in Africa, Career, Gender, Women, Girls, Global, Opportunities and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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